About Terkko

Terkko is a unique health hub that consolidates startups, universities, hospitals, libraries, accelerators and individuals who share passion for health & life sciences.

It provides working spaces, a vibrant environment and opportunities for its community to thrive.

Community

At Terkko Health Hub, you have the possibility to develop in a collaborative environment working towards your goals. You can take advantage of our network of industry and research experts, investors, accelerators and entrepreneurs in order to advance your business to the next level. We also provide flexidesks, meeting rooms, and a budget friendly cafe. You are invited to take part in shaping and developing the Terkko community.

Manifesto

Terkko Health Hub is a change agent in the world of life-science and health tech start-ups. We bring a unique combination of expertise from universities, hospitals and businesses in order to revolutionize the entire health start-up ecosystem.

Armed with the largest medical databank and one of the best medical campuses in Europe that combines Medical & Life-Science Department of Helsinki University and HUS Hospital, we are aimed at providing the best conditions for start-ups. It is our goal to unite people from different backgrounds, centralize the health ecosystem and provide a platform for its community to develop and reach its full potential.

In our initiative, our values are set to reinforce equality, individual care and compassion to reinsure considerate and responsible development. Additionally, being located in Helsinki – the second best city in the world for start-up professionals – gives us a chance to provide the finest environment for our community. We see the need for a change, so join us to bring it about!

Terkko Partners

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Helsinki Think Company

Helsinki Think Company brings academics to action. We combine academic know-how and entrepreneurial action with an open multidisciplinary community. Check our free coworking and event spaces, idea accelerators and bombastic events!

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HUS Hospital

HUS – The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa – offers specialized medical care based on high-level clinical medical research. It is a Joint Authority formed by 24 municipalities aiming to offer patients a timely and equal access to specialized medical care.

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Health Capital Helsinki

Health Capital Helsinki (HCH) is an alliance formed by The City of Helsinki, the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Helsinki University Hospital. HCH accelerates the commercialization of scientific research, increases the number of business ideas and startup companies.

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University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki is among the top 1 % of world’s research universities. Cutting edge infrastructures and services enable top research in the fields of medicine and life sciences in an interdisciplinary and international environment.

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Well Coffee

Picking up good vibes, feeling well, it’s a blend of many things. At Well Coffee Shop we serve Blend me, Drink me smoothies, Death Before Decaf organic special coffees, salads, sandwiches, overnight oats and other fresh goodies. Take your pick – we offer good taste, healthy choices, good vibrations.

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Meilahti Campus Library

Meilahti Campus Library offers information in health and medical sciences and flexible working space for students, researchers, doctors, healthcare workers. The library provides information services and functions as the WHO Documentation Centre in Finland.

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Contact

Coordinators

Rashad Ismayil
Niko Paavola
Kiira Grönroos

Hosts

Iiro Uotila
Ifeoma Kulmala
Aleksi Rytkönen
Elmeri Laitinen
Maiju Aho