Join our business delegation for a networking visit to Finland!

Win an opportunity to participate in a networking trip to Finland in November with all expenses covered by taking part in an exciting pitching competition in Riga on the 10th of October!

All businesses in life sciences, medicine/healthcare and wellness in Estonia and Latvia are encouraged to apply!

Based on the application and results of the pitching competition, we will select three LV and three EE SMEs to be funded for the visit.
In addition, the companies that will apply, but are not selected, can participate at their own cost.

Business visit and business to business matchmaking event will take place during the final week of November 2019. Duration of the visit is three days. The activities include seminars, visits to life science and medical companies in Finland and workshops and matchmaking events along with 1-to-1 business meetings.

Please submit your business information and apply here by 30th of September!
Selected teams will be announced on 7th of October, 2019!


Did you know?

💡International collaboration is vital for life science and medical companies. More than 80% of turnover of Estonian and Latvian life science companies will come from export. Buildit Accelerator and Tartu Biotehnoloogia Park will be organizing a networking event in Finland in order to develop international collaboration and to learn from international experiences.

✏️Finland has a long-term tradition of life sciences and medicine and a well-developed start-up support ecosystem. Multiple organizations, associations and networking hubs whose aim is to provide office and co-working spaces for startups as well as labs, eventspaces, networking events, trainings, etc. are available in Finland, especially in Helsinki area.

🌡For many years, Helsinki has been considered as the Northern European hub for life science and health tech innovations, business development and collaboration.

🧪Helsinki hosts a supporting government, 750 health & life sciences companies, one of the largest health care organizations in Western Countries – Helsinki University Hospital, two world-class universities and a vast talent pool of health and tech professionals. Helsinki also operates as one of the world’s best testbeds for clinical testing and proof of concepts. Finnish healthtech exports are worth 2.2 billion euros and it’s growing.

Contact information:
Latvia: Janis Altgauzens
Estonia: Kadi Kaur