Slush 2018 Official Side event: Moving on up – partner with public sector for growth in health

Keskiviikko 5.12.2018 klo 10.00 –  13.00

Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö

Slush 2018 Official Side event: Moving on up – partner with public sector for growth in health

At the “Moving on up” side event at Slush, start-ups have the opportunity to come together with the health public sector and corporations to find new ways cooperate and work together. Their common goal is to accelerate innovation in the health and wellbeing – move on to the next level of bigger and better services to the benefit of us all.

Both public sector operators and large companies give concrete examples on the kinds of projects they are interested in pursuing with start-ups. More light is also shed on the possibilities of using public data in development projects.

The event is organized by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (STM), the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and Business Finland.

The event is invite only due to the limited capacity. Start-ups, investors and decision makers in public sector will be invited to the event. The event will be streamed.

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10.00–10.30 Trends in health and wellbeing technology

Key note speech by Director-General of the World Health Organization WHO Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus – commented by Business Finland's CEO Pekka Soini and Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

10.30–11.00 Scaling up: how established corporations in health sector would like to work with startups

11.00–11.30 Possibilities for public sector/startup cooperation: proposals from e.g. SoteDigi and regional social and healthcare directors; pitches on how startups can benefit from genomic data and secondary use of healthcare data.

11.30–12.00 Startup pitches in “shark tank”

12.00–13.00 Networking, visiting mini stands, and snacks

We look forward to seeing you!

Participate in the Twitter discussion with hashtag #healthxslush.

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