Terkkoscope – week 36

Just like that the autumn is upon us! The rest of the vacationers have returned to their desks and the industry is going full speed ahead. If you’ve followed Terkkoscope for a while, you know the drill by now. Let’s take a look at what’s happening in the entrepreneurial scene in the nearby future!

Events

How to get started with your idea – Health Entrepreneurship ABC | September 9th at 3-5pm

We at Terkko Health Hub are kicking off a new entrepreneurial event series together with NewCo Helsinki! The opening event will cover the basics of turning an idea into a business. The series of events will provide participants with a comprehensive view of what is needed in order to get your business up and running. Following events will occur once a month.

HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event | September 7th – 9th

Europe’s most influential digital health event is just around the corner! HIMMS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event is a five-day virtual experience facilitating partnerships and collaborations for digital healthcare transformation. Be prepared for interactive, robust chat and networking capabilities that will allow you to connect with your peers and solution providers!

Upgraded Health100 | October 7th

It’s that time of the year again and Health100 is taking place this fall. Health100 is an interactive hybrid event of health, held in a spirit of an unconference. It consists of a one-day online event, and a smaller in-person side-event.Terkko is also happy to partner up with Upgraded to support the event. Little birdy told us that there is something special happening next week regarding the Health100, so do follow their channels actively!

Opportunities

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Digital Health Lab Day 2020 | October 1st

Digital Health Lab Day is here again for the second time to facilitate conversation about the possibilities and importance of digitalization in healthcare. THe first Digital Health Lab Day brought together around 200 health care professionals, entrepreneurs, students, researchers, stakeholders and investors to discuss the latest trends in the field. Round two will focus on exploring digital citizen-based medicine through inspiring keynote speeches, workshops and pitch sessions. Participation is free of charge this year and the event will be held fully online.

US Hospital testbed opportunity

Heads up Finnish health technology startups! New digital and remote care technologies are sought after! If you are interested in the US healthcare market, this is an opportunity for you! Covid is forcing health care systems to think outside the box. This call includes a testbed opportunity to turn forward-looking sustainable ideas into functional products.

Keys Helsinki

Keys Helsinki is here to help entrepreneurs to navigate through their surrounding ecosystem and find the right connections and resources.

NewCo Helsinki Dealroom

Thanks to NewCo, the Helsinki area startup ecosystem is conveniently bundled up in an online database. On the global data platform, powered by Dealroom, you can search for startups, corporates, investors as well as accelerators, workspaces and other relevant information for entrepreneurs.

The European Commission launches a call for innovative response and recovery partnerships between EU regions

Opportunities are arising from the COVID crisis. Health, tourism and other strongly affected fields need resilience as well as some green and digital transformation to recover and thrive again. The European Commission is on a mission to help regions to catch the emerging opportunities arising through the crisis to promote cross-border innovation projects. To achieve this mission, they are on the lookout for regional authorities and other stakeholders such as universities, research centers or SMEs interested in piloting interregional response and recovery partnerships, with a total budget of 400,000€. The call is open until September 7th!

News & Articles

Tampere’s Platform6 Startup House opening this autumn

Tampere Startup Hub is boosting their startup networks and making an effort to build a network and a community of innovative people by operating Platform6 – a new startup house in the center of Tampere. This new startup house aims to strengthen the bonds between local startups. The collaboration of Tampere Startup Hub and the City of Tampere will no doubt boost the variety of possibilities in aiding the scaling startups. As the operator of the new focal point of startups in the Tampere area, Tampere Startup Hub will be leasing premises to startups, organizing community activities and collaborating with other organizations in the area.

Lithuanian Startup Ecosystem

Have a look at Lithuanian ecosystem with this neatly compact summary of the key players written by a startup coach Joni from NewCo Helsinki. He has listed Lithuanian VCs, actively investing in early-stage companies, as well as accelerators, Hubs in Vilnius and other organizations to give you a comprehensive overview of the entrepreneurial scene in Lithuania. While you’re there, take a look at the ecosystem search engine on the same site describing Finnish VC and accelerator scene.