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A unique test and development environment

Kuopio Living Lab is a concept for product development and testing services formed by three expert organisations: Kuopio University Hospital (KUH), the City of Kuopio and Savonia University of Applied Sciences. Companies in the field of health and wellness technologies are able to test the products in authentic customer and expert environments, which are Social and Health Services, Urban Environment, Growth and Learning and Wellbeing Promotion. We provide services to the companies at different stages of the product development from idea to market.

Through Kuopio Health, you can reach a wide group of experts from the University of Eastern Finland, the Kuopio University Hospital, the City of Kuopio and the Savonia University of Applied Sciences. In addition to top know-how, you will get access to research laboratories with their equipment.

  • We test and pilot health and wellbeing technologies in authentic and simulated health care environments.
  • We assess a product's suitability for health care purposes and offer the skills of our experts to support product development.
  • We can improve the product development process to save time and money spent on product development.
  • We enable the implementation of more challenging projects and research through wide-scale cooperation.
  • We promote the research needs of our partners.
  • We simulate and assess the suitability and cost-effectiveness of new operating methods and services.

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Contact us

Senior Advisor, Health and Wellbeing Ecosystems

Tarja Enala

+358 40 733 2708

Health & Wellbeing, Invest in Finland