Health Business Breakfast with Innovestor Life Science, Oulu

OuluHealth has the pleasure to invite you to the next networking event for the health and life science companies from the Oulu region. This time at Health Business Breakfast, we will focus on the funding opportunities.

Our guest speaker from Innovestor, a Finnish investment company, will present information about a brand-new health-focused Venture Capital fund that has been launched to enable investing in life sciences. The Innovestor Life Science is the first fund of this kind in Finland in more than a decade. Different companies need different investors. Join us at BusinessAsema in Oulu and find out how VCs differs from other early-stage investors, and how a health specialist VC differs from other VCs. Understanding the investor’s views will help you understand how to approach them.

Participation in this event is free of charge but requires registration. The topic will be covered in English /Finnish.

Time: 4 October 2022, 8:00-10:00 
Place: BusinessAsema, Lava, Hallituskatu 36B, Oulu

This event will be held in English.



8.00 – 9.00 Breakfast and streaming Business Finland’s presentation ‘Health Tuesday: Boosting growth with Team Finland funding’

9:00 – 9.30 How to charm a specialist investor, and why should you? /Pekka Simula, Partner, Innovestor Life Science

9.30 – 10.00 Q & A, networking

The speaker

Pekka Simula is founding Partner of Innovestor Life Sciences, responsible for the fund’s investment decisions and portfolio management together with the core team. Prior to founding ILS he was e.g. founding CEO of Oncos Therapeutics and CEO of Herantis Pharma. Pekka is a mentor or board member in several health sector companies and board member of Finnish Bioindustries.

More information about Health Tuesday: Boosting growth with Team Finland funding.

Join us at BusinessAsema and meet other innovative health & life science companies from Oulu. Start your day by getting inspired by new ideas and a discussion that may lead to establishing new business contacts.


Contact persons

Jenni Konttila
Key Account Director
Health and Life Science industries, business development

Joanna Seppänen (practicalities)
Marketing & communications
Health & Life Science, BusinessOulu