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Kuopio Health Insights 2024


Kuopio Health Insights 2024 (KHI 2024) is about experiencing firsthand how a relatively small yet incredibly dedicated and collaborative ecosystem has blossomed into a powerful, data-driven innovation magnet within the health and wellbeing sector in Finland – and how it is leading the digital health transformation and creating positive health outcomes for people in Finland and beyond.

Kuopio Health Insights 2024 will focus on Pharma Development and Digital Health. This two-day event will take place on 13.-14.8 at Kuopio Music Centre.

When: Teus August 13th – Wed August 14th
Where: Kuopio Music Centre (Kuopionlahdenkatu 23)
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Tuesday 13.8.

12.00-12.30 Registration
Session: Pharma and Vaccine Development
12.30-12.35 Welcome, Chair of the session, Ville Kainu, Pfizer
12.35-12.55 Ville Kainu
12.55-13.15 Studying vaccines in Finland: the building blocks for excellence, Ilkka Haukijärvi, FVR – Finnish Vaccine Research | Suomen rokotetutkimus
13.15-13.35 Lääkekehityskeskus (Maarit Merla)
13.35-14.10 Coffee break & Networking
14.10-14.20 Post-approval manufacturing of viral vector products, Janne Weisell, FinVector Oy
14.20-14.40 Prateek Singh, AKITA by Finnadvance
14.40-15.10 Panel discussion
15.10-15.15 Closing the session
16.15-18.15 Kallavesi cruise on m/s Queen R, departure from Kuopio Passenger Port (Kuopion Matkustajasatama)
Free time & Local attractions

Wednesday 14.8.

8.30-9.00 Registration
9.00-09.20 Welcome & Kuopio Health Ecosystem-TBD
Session 1: Health Data & Analysis
09.20-9.25 Welcome, chair of the session Erkki Soini ESiOR Oy
09.25-09.45 Sitra-EHDS, Markus Kalliola
09.45-10.05 House of Effectiveness
10.05-10.25 HUS/CleaverHealth, Miikka Korja (CIO)
10.25-11.00 Coffee break & Networking
11.00-11.20 Unilab&CGI-AI uniapnean tunnistamisessa, Henri Korkalainen
11.20-11.40 TBC
11.40-12.10 Panel discussion
12.10-13.30 Lunch
Session 2: Digital & Industrial Solutions
13.30-13.35 Welcome, chair of the session Ville Koiste, Gesund Partners Oy
13.35-13.55 Health Mission, Business Finland, speaker will be confirmed later
13.55-14.15 Emerging technologies in digital health, Arash Hajikhani, D.Sc/Adj. Professor, Research Team Leader, VTT
14.15-14.35 Medical Research Center Kuopio, Ville Leinonen
14.35-15.00 Coffee break & Networking
15.00-15.20 Utilizing Modern Software Technologies for Medical Devices: Best Practices for Compliance, Tuomas Granlund, Solita Oy
15.20-15.40 Modular & data driven digital services for efficient social- and health-care, Johannes Holvitie, Oiva Health Oy
15.40-16.10 Panel discussion, Moderator Ville Koiste, Gesund Partners Oy
16.10-16.20 Closing the event, Erkki Soini
18.30-21.00 Dinner at Luoto Kuopio


Learn more about the event: Insights 2024 – Kuopio Health

Kuopio Health Insights 2024 is made possible by our ecosystem of expert partners:

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Marja-Terttu Nyman-Lappalainen
+358 50 387 2664


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