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Join the growth of Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing is the world’s biggest industry, growing at more than 5% annually. Finnish companies have the opportunity to take a significant slice of this growth – we have already succeeded, for example, in health technology exports, now one of the fastest growing high-tech export sectors in Finland. 


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Business Finland helps Finnish companies to develop and export competitive health and wellbeing solutions and services to global markets by utilizing the digital transformation.

Business Finland promotes the development of the health data business ecosystems, which include our digital information resources and biobanks at their core. Platform economy solutions also play a major role in the competitiveness of the Finnish healthcare business. 


An Advisory Board representing the industry participates in strategic planning, follow-up and networking in Finland and internationally within the theme and its’ programs.
Advisory Board: Mika Hagberg (Serres Oy, Innokas Medical), Tuomas Tenkanen (Mobidiag Oy), Veli Mäkelä (Planmeca Oy), Leena Niemistö (Investor), Miriam Holstein (Bayer Oy), Pekka Simula (Herantis Pharma Oyj), Taina Pihlajaniemi (UniOulu), Joni Kettunen (FirstBeat Oy)

Market information

Support form national strategies 

One of the Government's growth policy priorities is to accelerate growth in the health sector. On 14 June 2016, the Government published the 'Health Sector Growth Strategy for Research and Innovation Activities, Roadmap for 2016–2018'. This gives further details about the implementation of the growth strategy published in 2014 and accords with the Government's key projects and priorities. Business Finland is one of the organizations that implement the strategy