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Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts 11.-15.11.2019

Team Finland visit to Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts on 11-15 November, 2019

Registration for this visit has ended.


For more information, please contact:


Mr. Sampo Sammalisto
Program Manager, Personalized Health
+358 50 584 1100



Ms. Lotta Hakala
Project Coordinator, Delegations
+358 50 336 2726

Business opportunities and R&D partners in the pharmaceutical space

Join the Team Finland visit to Boston and Cambridge Massachusetts on 11 - 15 November, 2019 and discover new business opportunities and R&D partners in the pharmaceutical space.

The aim of the visit is to get familiarized and to get further collaboration with the R&D centers of the following global pharmaceutical companies; Pfizer’s Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI), Merck & Co., Inc. Research Laboratories (MRL) Boston and Biogen Corporate Headquarters.

Who can join the visit?

If you are a life science or healthcare company, university, research organization, government organization or hospital looking to partner with these pharmaceutical companies, we invite you to join the visit.

The Boston and Cambridge area is one of the most significant life science innovation hubs in the United States. The visit will contain visits to Pfizer, Merck & Co., Inc. and Biogen R&D centers with the possibility for prearranged 1-to-1 meetings with representatives from each company.

More detailed program will follow during the spring.

Participation fee

To cover the expenses of arranging the visit program in Boston and Cambridge Massachusetts, Business Finland will charge a participation fee as follows:

- Micro Businesses and SMEs: 770 EUR + 24% VAT per person
- Major Companies: 900 EUR + 24% VAT per person

The participation fee is based on actual costs and Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. If a person stationed in USA represents the company, a 25 percent discount will be granted.


Kick-off event

Business Finland will organize a kick-off event in Helsinki for registered participants where you will learn more about the program of the visit and how to make the visit as successful as possible.
The kick-off meeting will be at Team Finland House, Thursday 9 May, 2019 at 09:00 - 11:00. Please book this to your calendar now and we will send more details closer to the event.