All upcoming events are listed on the event feed above. Below, we have added short descriptions of our more frequently hosted events.
Cheese 'n' Wine is an open rotating event organised on different campuses about once a month, with brief presentations by innovative researchers, students, businesses and potential innovation funders. There is plenty of time for networking and refreshments after the presentations.
Events are open for researchers, students, staff, companies, investors, ecosystem developers and third sector actors - basically anyone interested in science-based innovations.
Upcoming Cheese 'n' Wine events in 2024:
Health Talks are events focusing on health, life sciences and entrepreneurship. They cover a variety of contemporary as well as future topics relevant to innovative health and life science entrepreneurship.
All events are live-streamed but some can also be attended in-person at the event square of Terkko Health Hub.
Y Science is an official side event of Slush organized by the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE). In 2023, co-organisers of Y Science are Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd., Health Capital Helsinki, Viikki Food Design Factory, Finnish Forest Industries and Aalto University.
Y Science brings together the curious scientific community and the business world to inspire concrete action and contribution to the society. With a program full of exciting talks, fireside chats and startup pitches, Y Science promotes the value of science-based business and encourages scientists to embrace a different way of thinking about impact.
Register for Y Science 2023 here (free and open for all):
The University of Helsinki and Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd. will exhibit three science-based spinout companies and six research innovations at earlier stages of commercialisation path in Slush 2023 on 30 Nov and 1 Dec 2023.
NORDEEP is the world’s leading deep tech business summit where business meets tech and science.
The University of Helsinki partnered with NORDEEP in 2023 to showcase our top research teams and startups and connect with the ecosystem. With the goal of meeting and building relationships with investors, incubators, accelerators, corporates, and other universities and research institutions across the Nordics, we expose our researchers to innovation and promote the university’s innovation ecosystem.
Teams that attended NORDEEP 2023:
POC and HiPOC grantees: Ari Salmi, OrientLock, Sanna Lehtonen, Pavel Uvarov, Pekka Katajisto, Swetha Gopalakrishnan, Dmitrii Nikolaev, Jon Atherton
Commercialisation projects: ReLIGHT, NAPA, RevEye, Click-on-Chip, Living Human Brain, ReCurE, Globevac, HydroXgel, KAJO Neurotechnologies, Multivision Diagnostics, NAVIGATOR, Solid-IO, WELLS, SootSense, MammalExpress, MyShroom
Helsinki Incubators and Germinator teams: ReMinded, D-Style, DNA Isolation Card, NinjaLABO, Exaum Oy, Kehosense, Kwizie, DP - Tec, Urban Green Carbon, Lensor, VacuumWoodTech, Acornia Greentech, Resource Pulling, Kitsain