Save the Date! New working group for startups – free launch event at Healthtech Finland 1 Sept 2022

Healthtech Finland, in collaboration with Upgraded, is happy to announce the launch of a new working group for startups.

The free launch event is open to all interested companies in the health and wellness field. The working language of the group is English. Focus of the launch event will be on regulatory and compliance issues but future topics can cover other important areas such as funding and public procurement.

Time: 1 September 2022 at 13:00-15:30 pm (2,5 hours)
Place: Healthtech Finland’s meeting facilities at Eteläranta 10 (Helsinki) or via Microsoft Teams
Chair of the group: Heikki Pitkänen, Labquality


Part 1 (75 minutes)

  • Opening words and Introduction to Healthtech Finland / Sandra Liede, Healthtech Finland 
  • Overview of the regulatory framework in the health and wellness field / Sandra Liede, Healthtech Finland
  • Key points of a quality management system / Ilkka Juuso, Cerenion 
  • The role of a Notified Body / Seppo Vahasalo, SGS Fimko
  • Supervision and official guidance of the field / Nelli Karhu, Fimea 

10 min coffee break

Part 2 (60 minutes)

  • Collaboration between startups and established medical device companies / TBC
  • Introduction to MDR fast track / Pekka Pohjosaho, Innokas Medical
  • Medical development process as a Service / Pasi Ahola, Taipuva Consulting
  • Introduction to Digital Regulatory Runways / Heikki Pitkänen, Labquality 

Sign up for the launch via this link