Experts in digital health and wellbeing

HealthHub Finland brings together experts and resources from the most prominent health ecosystems in Finland from the cities of Turku, Oulu, Tampere, Kuopio and Kajaani, and the national Finnish Biobanks – FINBB cooperative.
Business Turku

Business Turku

Business Turku is a non-profit development company for the entire Turku subregion that works in close cooperation with local, national and international actors in the fields of business and economic development.

Our mission is to produce and facilitate the best possible services to support the founding of companies as well as their growth, development and internationalisation. We work hard every day to make our region the best place to do business, so that new talents, investments and companies can easily find their way here.

Contact: Henrik Honkanen (project coordinator),

Business Oulu

We support our growing companies in creating jobs, promoting export, refining competences and developing different lines of business. Boosting competences calls for the right kind of attitude on your part – the courage and assertive attitude Oulu is renowned for.

Contact: Minna Komu,

Business Tampere

Business Tampere, the economic development agency of the Tampere region, promotes investments and creates an attractive environment for sustainable business in the region.

We match your company with growth opportunities and partnerships in the Tampere Region, Finland and globally. We offer you our expertise in business service development, investments and internationalisation opportunities.

Contact: Aino Salmi,

Finnish Biobanks – FINBB

The mission of Finnish Biobank Cooperative –FINBB is to enhance the competitiveness of Finnish health and biomedical research by providing researchers a centralized access to collections and services of the Finnish biobanks and their background organizations. FINBB’s activities create value for its members and owners by providing services at the national level.

FINBB is a cooperative owned by six largest hospital districts and universities in Finland, and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). FINBB has eight member biobanks.

Since January 2020, FINBB has been the national coordinator of the European biobanking network BBMRI-ERIC. All eleven Finnish biobanks are involved in the network activities.

Contact: Tom Southerington,

KAMK University of Applied Sciences

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a proactive and international university in central Finland with the vision of being a small but big university of applied sciences. KAMK has approximately 3,300 students and 300 members of staff and offers a number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. KAMK is actively involved in the development of companies and organizations operating in the regions of Kainuu, Koillismaa and Northern Ostrobothnia.

Contact: Anas Al Natsheh,

Kuopio Health

Kuopio Health is an ever-growing, international community of entrepreneurs, seasoned business professionals, educational, medical and governmental experts who are dedicated to working together towards discovering and accelerating relevant ideas based on pressing human needs and ultimately transforming them into viable commercial applications. In addition to Kuopio Health, Kuopio brings in the services of DigiCenter North Savo through subcontracting, in the areas of artificial intelligence, 5G/NB-IoT, and usability testing. DigiCenter North Savo is operated by Savonia University of Applied Sciences and University of Eastern Finland, who are approved subcontractor organizations in the project.

Contact: Kimmo Solehmainen,

University of Oulu

The University of Oulu is an international science university that creates new knowledge, well-being and innovations for the future through research and education. The University of Oulu, founded in 1958, is one of the largest and most multidisciplinary universities in Finland.

In all its activities, the University of Oulu strives for excellent quality and high efficiency. Our researchers produce nearly 3000 scientific publications each year, and several new research-driven startups arise yearly.

Contact: Kaisa Still,

Varha – The wellbeing services county of Southwest Finland

Varha is responsible for organizing social and health services and rescue operations from January 1, 2023. The county is made up of 27 municipalities, a hospital district, special care services and rescue services.

The purpose of the public healthcare system is to offer every citizen the best possible treatment with reasonable costs to society. Advances in medicine enable the application of new, more effective treatments. A wealth of scientifically proven data is required to support optimal treatment choices for each patient. In addition, data-driven management and planning help target the focus of healthcare professionals to the right issues.

Auria Clinical Informatics supports scientific research and data-driven management based on patient records in specialized healthcare. At present, we support research, management, treatment planning and sustainable choices based on local patient records and in the future our coverage extends also national and European records.

Contact: Arho Virkki,