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Online 5.10.2022

Cancer Partnering Day

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Mr. Sampo Sammalisto
Head of Personalized Health Finland
Business Finland
sampo.sammalisto (at)
+358 50 584 1100


Ms. Rauni Korolainen
Program Coordinator
Business Finland
rauni.korolainen (at)
+358 50 475 4746

Business opportunities and R&D partnerships in the field of cancer innovation

Join our Cancer Partnering Day – partnering & matchmaking event, 5 October 2022 (additional 1:1 meeting slots on October 6th & 7th) and discover new business opportunities and R&D partners in the pharmaceutical space.

Our goal is to create meaningful connections between Finnish innovators in cancer and global pharmaceutical companies that are active in cancer innovation.

Apply to this event hosted by Business Finland to learn more about the R&D needs and begin conversations with potential partners.

Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to meet the global R&D and BD decision makers from these leading pharmaceutical companies:

  • AbbVie
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
  • Merck KGaA
  • MSD
  • Novartis
  • Orion
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • Takeda

Who should apply?

We invite applications from Finnish companies, health care providers, universities, research organizations and other organizations that have products, services or innovations relevant to the fields of interest of the attending 11 global pharma companies.

What will you get?

This networking and partnering event will give you an opportunity to present your products, services, innovations and value propositions to global R&D and Business Development decision makers from 11 Global Pharma companies in one event.

The event will be arranged in fully digital format, which is a convenient way to begin conversations regarding potential collaborations and partnerships without the need for travel.

What is the schedule and structure?

The main event day is October 5th and there will be 1:1 meeting slots on consecutive days (October 6th & 7th). 

October 5Keynotes & pitches from Global Pharma companies and selected Finnish research organizations and companies (see below for selection process). Prearranged 1-to-1 meetings.

October 6: Prearranged 1-to-1 meetings.

October 7: Prearranged 1-to-1 meetings.

How to apply?

Please read carefully what the attending global pharmaceutical companies are looking for, to identify how they could benefit from the products, services and innovations your organization has to offer.

The number of selected participants for pitches and 1-to-1 meetings is limited. The attending decision makers from the 11 global pharma companies along with their team of experts will make these selections based on the applications received.

Please apply to the event by 8 May 2022.

Business Finland will notify all applicants by 17 June whether they are selected or not.