Business Kuopio


Health Tuesday: Why should medical device companies work with testbeds?


Time: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Location: Microkatu 1, 1st floor, D-wing, D1035 (OIS), Kuopio, Finland
Registration by September 26, 2019.

Health Tuesday offers participants an excellent opportunity to discuss with professionals of health, well-being and health tech companies, decision-makers, investors and representatives of the public sector. Interesting presentations will build a base for networking and discussions. Kuopio is taking part in Health Tuesday events via webcast and a regional discussion and/or presentations to be held after the webcasting alongside small-scale breakfast.


8.00 Webcast from BusinessFinland

Opening Words
Sampo Sammalisto, Program Manager, Business Finland

Welcome to testbeds! Social and healthcare test and development environments for every phase of the innovation process
Pekka Kahri, Technology Officer, HUS Helsinki University Hospital

Company cases, experiences from a large company and a SME
Jussi Määttä, CEO, Buddy Healthcare
Kristiina Järvelä, Clinical Specialist, Mobile Digital Health, GE Healthcare

8.45 Local program in Kuopio

Meet Kuopio Living Lab – Kuopio Living Lab is a concept for product development and testing services formed by three expert organisations: Kuopio University Hospital (KUH), the City of Kuopio, and Savonia University of Applied Sciences. We make it possible for companies in the field of health and wellness technologies to test the product in authentic customer and expert environments. We provide services to the companies at different stages of the product development from idea to market.

9:00 Discussion and networking

More information:

  • Arto Holopainen, arto.holopainen(at)
  • Petteri Jääskeläinen, petteri.jaaskelainen(at)

Link to the Privacy policy

Local event is organized by Kuopio Living Lab and Kuopio Health Lab -projects.

Events by month