Health 19

Open Innovation and Ecosystems - Friend or Foe, Side Event

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Health & Business

Provided by the University of Eastern Finland and moderated by Juha Yrjänheikki, CEO at Aurealis Pharma. The seminar offers a perfect mixture of business and health giving all attendees a good, vibrant understanding of what life science and innovations are today.

The seminar focuses on health technology and well-being with key note speakers from
global companies, such as Dr. Chris Winter.

Free entry // Requires registration.

Winter is coming!


Dr. Chris Winter

  • CEO at Intermidi Group, a company that specialises in spinning technologies out of the UK National Health Service.
  • Managing Partner at Brightstar Partners, a venture capital firm which manages a cross border Korea-UK fund focused on medical technologies.
  • Involved in 50 spin-outs and start-ups, including six $100m exits!


Pekka Simula
  • CEO at Herantis Pharma
  • Mentor for several startups developing healthtech
  • Chairman of board at Finnish Bioindustries and Business Finland's Life Science Board
  • Former experience: Founder of Oncos Therapeutics, General Manager at Varian Medical Systems and Director at CRF Health.

SCHEDULE

9.00-10.15
Registration / Coffee
Moderator: Juha Yrjänheikki, University of Eastern Finland / CEO at Aurealis Pharma

10.15 – 10.25
Opening words
Rector Jukka Mönkkönen / University of Eastern Finland

10.25 – 11.00
How do I convince the investors?
Dr. Chris Winter / CEO, New Venture Partners & Brightstar Innovations Ltd.

11.05 – 11.25
Kuopio Health – What’s Happening
Miia Eskelinen-Fingerroos /Kasve Ltd

11.30 – 11.50
Good Business Story
Jussi Paananen / Blueprint Genetics

11.55 – 12.15
Finnish Lifescience Industry
Pekka Simula, Bioteollisuus ry / Herantis Pharma

12.20 – 12.40
Health Care –applications
Janne Mönkkönen / Tieto

12.40 – 13.00
What do I need to do to raise funding from Maki?
Annastiina Salminen, MAKI VC

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch (at own cost)

14.00-14.05
Presentation: Business Center
Kaija Sääski / Savonia University of Applied Science

14.10-14.15
Presentation: Savilahti's smartest solutions
Retu Ylinen / City of Kuopio

14.20-14.25
Presentation: Kuopio Entrepreneurship Society – Information on the action and how to get involved
Jade Jimenez / Kuopio Entrepreneurship Society

14.30-14.35
Presentation: Ski Academy
Karolina Huuhtanen, Kuopio Region Chamber of Commerce

14.35-15.30
Networking, coffee break


15.30-15.50
Health and nutrition in sustainable and successful food business 
Anu Kaukovirta-Norja / Valio

15.55-16.15
Business Finland co-innovation ecosystem: new modalities 
Jyrki Lehtimäki / Orion

16.20-16.40
“Discourse” with Reidar Wasenius and Juha Yrjänheikki 

16.40-16.50
Closing remarks
Juha Yrjänheikki, University of Eastern Finland / CEO at Aurealis Pharma

17.00-19.00
Free time / networking / checking into the hotel 

18.00 -19.00​
Speakers Cocktails, Tahko Sokos Hotel (by invitation only) 
Rector Jukka Mönkkönen / University of Eastern Finland

19.00
Tahko SLP Dinner (registration via Kuopio Chamber of Commerce) 

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The Health19 Seminar is part of the ”Innovation platform for Savilahti area – feasibility study”-project, which has received funding from the European Union under the European Social Fund agreement (project key number S20843).