Terkkoscope – week 21

The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the amount of online content even further. News, webinars and online events are bubbling from all sources. Much needed tips on how to live with the situation are pouring in from various channels. To provide this information to our readers, we have now picked a few that we consider the most relevant, interesting, or thought-provoking.

Events

New week, new Terkkoscope with new events! Online conferences and webinars are a great way to connect with other entrepreneurs and experts with a fighting attitude to make an impact. Here are a few to mark on your calendars.

Fight the pandemic | May 22nd 17.00

Join Frontiers Health and Healthware group in fighting the pandemic! This battle will take place in the form of an online conference on the 22nd of May. An impressive squadron of speakers will be discussing how already proven solutions are being used to reshape the healthcare system towards the new normal.

Startup capital | June 18th 10.00 – 14.00

TechBBQ is facilitating virtual matchmaking activities for pre-seed, seed-stage, and series-A startups with investors at Startup Capital to keep the investment and knowledge taps flowing. It is a capital opportunity for startups to take the business to a new height. Apply before June 7th!

Sustainable and smart healthcare -webinar | May 26th

This webinar aims to pool together and exchange expertise about the smartest and most sustainable practises in the healthcare sector between the Nordic countries and the Netherlands as the leading regions in the field. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to surface the weak spots of our healthcare systems. By taking a closer look at smart solutions that are already applied at hospitals and health care centers, we can improve the resilience of the systems.

Health 100 | October 7th

Upgraded is attracting around 1000 health care and medtech professionals to this interactive online unconference. If you’d like to be one of them, click the link and get your ticket. The unconference day will include keynotes, roundtables and direct matchmaking. The themes of the day will circle around the changes that are unavoidably introduced to our health care system by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Opportunities

Looking for impactful ways to push your company forward? Look no further and check out the opportunities listed below!

amplify

Nordic AMPlify

Nordic AMPlify is offering health and medtech companies accelerated US market entry. A free and virtual Launch Workshop will prepare the companies for applying for a US Discovery Tour, where they will receive instant feedback from clinicians and innovation officers.

+impact

+impact is Danske Bank’s digital networking forum for startups pursuing societal impact. The companies form an online community and they get to consult experts on their challenges and connect with investors. The initiative seeks to support the networking within the ecosystem. Create a profile on the platform free of charge and join the other ambitious startups looking to change the world, plus impact.

Data Market Services Accelerator 2020

This European commission funded 6-month accelerator program is designed to give a boost to data-centric startups and help them improve their skills, make valuable connections and to overcome different obstacles. The program includes training in IPR, GDPR, legal issues and more. Submit your application by May 31st!

News & Articles

Impacting has been a bit of a recurring theme this week. For this news section we have picked a few articles shedding a little light on how the pandemic is impacting our society.

Impact of corona on Finnish companies

Around 300 Finnish business leaders took the time to answer Business Finland’s survey about the impacts of the pandemic to their company’s operations. Based on the answers on the survey, Business Finland is analysing the impacts of the pandemic.

Massive research starts into societal impact of coronavirus

In addition to medical research, studies on societal effects of the pandemic are well underway. How does the global situation affect the politicians’ choice of words, populism or family planning?

Top Data Science and Healthtech Finland – ecosystem boosting  and applying AI to the healthcare sector

This blog post by Top Data Science gives a quick overview of the company and their connection to Healthtech Finland. Top Data Science is a company specialized in AI solutions for healthcare purposes. Healthtech Finland on the other hand is an industry association and a leading influencer in the Finnish healthcare sector.