Slush Official Side Event: Towards a healthier world - bringing innovators, investors and public sector together

Keskiviikko 20.11.2019 klo 18.45 –  22.00

Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö

Slush Official Side Event: Towards a healthier world - bringing innovators, investors and public sector together

At the event, startups focusing on health come together with the public sector, investors, corporations and international institutions to find new ways to work together.

Time: 20th of November 2019 from 6.45 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Venue: Säätytalo/ House of Estates, Helsinki, Finland.

The event offers you inspiring key note speeches, concrete examples on how governmental actors, corporates and international institutions can help startups to scale up their work for international markets. In addition opportunities will be offered for one to one matchmaking with investors and other parties.


6.30 p.m. Registration Open

7.00 p.m. Program starts

  • Opening speech by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health - Krista Kiuru, Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services
  • Supporting innovative digital health and care solutions in Europe - Saila Rinne, Head of Sector Policy, European Commission's Directorate‑General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology 
  • Business opportunities in sustainable development: moving health innovations forward - Ahmed El Saeed, Thematic Lead in Health, United Nations Technology Innovations Lab
  • The Future of Health - What are the investment hot spots? - Toby Coppel, Co-founder and Partner, Mosaic Ventures

7.30 p.m. Networking starts

8.15 p.m. Food & drinks served

10.00 p.m. Event ends

During the networking you will have the opportunity to meet with organisations like Finnvera, Teollisuussijoitus, The Finnish State Development Company Vake, University Hospital Testbeds, UNAIDS and United Nations Technology Innovations Lab. You will also have the possibility to schedule 15min meetings with other attendees through the Brella matchmaking tool. You will receive more info about the Brella when you register to the event.

The event is organised by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Business Finland and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare.

The event is full.

Participate in the Twitter discussion with hashtag #healthxslush.

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