UK Digital Health and Care: Market Entry and Key Ecosystems

Business Finland invites you to a workshop aiming to address and discuss the practical issues that Finnish SMEs may face when considering entering the United Kingdom’s digital health and care markets. The workshop will highlight all the countries in the UK – England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland – and the key ecosystems for SMEs, focusing on digital health and care.

Time: Wednesday, 22.11.2023 from 10:00–16:00 (Finnish time)
Place: TF House, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki
Registration: Business Finland

Reserved for Finnish health technology companies, the workshop is organized with interactivity as an objective. Participants will be asked to send questions to be discussed at the workshop in advance, making the most out of the time with the experts. At the beginning of the workshop, the key messages from the study that has been prepared will be presented. The study and speaker introductions will be sent to participants at the latest a day before the event.

Registration for the workshop closes on the 8th of November.


10:00 Registration and coffee

10:30 Key Messages from the Study – Andrew Ruck, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Synsana

11:00 UK Digital Health and Care Systems:

11:00 England – Martin Riley*, Managing Director Medway Community Healthcare
11:30 Scotland – Andrew Ruck, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Synsana
11:50 Wales – Leo Lewis*, International Lead at the Bevan Commission, Wales
12:10 Northern Ireland – Des o’Loan*, Senior eHealth leader in Northern Ireland’s Health & Social Care

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Compliance with UK Digital Health and Care
Regulations, guidelines and best practice – Petra Wilson*, Head and CEO of Connected Health Partners

14:15 UK Market Entry:

14:15 What Vitalhub seeks from its SME partners – Lisa Riley*, Vice President of Strategy & Sales and Deputy CEO of VitalHub UK
14:45 How MYSPHERA tackled UK market entry – Salvador Vera*, CEO of MYSPHERA

15:15 Answering your questions and networking

Speakers whose names are marked with an asterisk (*) will be joining the workshop remotely.
Please note that the program is subject to changes.


Contact persons

Janna Mure
Senior Advisor, Business Finland
Tel. +44 78 4123 3734

Meria Heikelä
Director, Business Finland

Anniina Wäyrynen
Program Coordinator, RRF Health & Wellbeing


Source: Business Finland