OuluHealth Ecosystem Day – Future Care Goes Bio and Digi

Join the event to find out how bioresearch contributes to the development of new clinical practices in future preventive healthcare. Learn about digital treatment pathways and the way they will change. The panel discussions are also addressing how “omics” will change the preventive care. Company forerunners in the field will share their insights of future health solutions.  During the coffee break you will have the possibility to visit company stands and connect with other participants.


Time: 21 February, 11.30-16.30
Address: Aapistie 5 A, Oulu, Leena Palotie -sali

Chairperson: Noora Jansson, Network Director, OuluHealth
Moderator of the panel discussions: Maritta Perälä-Heape, Director, Centre for Health and Technology/ OuluHealth RDI

11.30-12 Registration and expo
12.00 Welcome – Kyösti Oikarinen, Chairman of the Board, the City Board of Oulu.
12.15 Opening keynote via webcast – Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health

12.30-13.30 Bioresearch meets the clinical practice
The panel discussion about the commercialization of bioresearch, steps towards clinical practice and the way “omics” will change preventive care in the future.

Participants of the panel:
Kati Kristiansson, Research Director (Genetic Scientist), Negen
Linda Mustelin, Senior Medical Scientist, Nightingale Health
Merja Auvinen, CEO&Founder, DiagFactor Oy

13.30-14.00 Coffee and expo
14.00-15.15 Mobile applications meet the virtual care
The panel will present how mobile and net applications can support the health management and change preventive virtual care.

Participants of the panel:
Henri Virtanen, Co-Founder & Head of Product, Kaiku Health 
Niilo Färkkilä, Country Director, Amgen
Juhani Junttila, Associate Professor, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu
Kirsti Ylitalo-Katajisto, Director of Healthcare and Social Welfare, City of Oulu

15.15-15.25 International Ecosystem Network update –Brian O’Connor, Chair, ECHAlliance
15.25-15:40 New Sitra program – Antti Kivelä, Director, Capacity for renewal, Sitra

The program continues in the OuluHealth Labs.

15.40-16.30 Visit in OuluHealth TestLab – Timo Alalääkkölä, Manager, Testing and Innovations at Oulu University Hospital

Registrations by 16th of February:

Registrations for the company stands:

Further information:
tel +358 40 726 1842


Greeting from Minister Pirkko Mattila to OuluHealth Ecosystem Day

Antti Kivelä
Henri Virtanen
Juhani Junttila
Merja Auvinen
Niilo Färkkilä
Kati Kristiansson
Kirsti Ylitalo-Katajisto
Kyösti Oikarinen
Linda Mustelin


OuluHealth Ecosystem
member of the ECHAlliance International Connected Health Ecosystem Network


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