Your Future in Wearables & Gateway to UK NHS & Deep Dive US

Date: Thu 10.09.2015 - Fri 11.09.2015

Your Future in Wearables

Did you know that Finland created the Wearables Industry? Did you also know that Finland is strategically positioned to play a role in this USD42 billion industry?

Wearables are penetrating numerous markets but has taken a prominent role in healthcare and wellness. Join Team Finland Health and hosts Finpro and Tekes, along with three wearable experts from Finland, the US, and the UK for a unique two-day journey — Your Future in Wearables.

The event is designed to engage and advance Finnish companies and competencies in the global wearables arena. Industry experts will share their views and be available for Finnish companies to meet.

Gateway to UK NHS

(On September 10th)
The purpose of this session is to give Finnish healthcare/health technology companies information of NHS (the National Health Service) as a business target, its current needs, structure, procurement practices, etc. Secondly, we want to discuss on how we can create a permanent and active gateway between Team Finland (incl. Finnish companies) and NHS as well as between UK companies, Universities and other partners with NHS connections. NOTE: This session highlights other opportunities besides wearables technology.

Deep Dive US

(On September 10th)
This session addresses for example the follow topics:
Where is US Healthcare Today? What is Driving It? What Do You Need to Know and Do?


Event is free-of-charge but registrations are limited to SMEs with potential to access the markets.

Event will be organized in Finpro premises, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki. Detailed agenda will be announced later.

Further information and registration

To get additional information, contact


Kari Ruutu
(US session)

Kari Kataja
(UK/NHS session)


Val Kratzman
Finpro USA

Janna Mure
Finpro UK

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