Digital health has been a focus in the UK for several years and Covid-19 has boosted it even further. The NHSX - United Kingdom Government unit with responsibility for setting national policy and developing best practice for National Health Service technology, digital and data - strategy is to support the use of digital services and technologies to transform patients’ and their carers’ access to health and care. This includes online access to personal health records.
UK is currently building shared health and care records across primary, secondary, and social care. UK also has the “largest in decades” hospital investment program, aiming to build altogether 48 new hospitals by 2030, many of which will be retrofitting. These both investments open up various opportunities for Finnish companies.
On this note, Ms. Päivi Sillanaukee, Ambassador for Health and Wellbeing, will visit the United Kingdom with a Team Finland business delegation on 1-2 March 2023. The visit will offer an opportunity to gain and increase market knowledge, to learn about partners and decision makers, and how to access the UK market. By participating the delegation, you can build and grow your own valuable network in the UK.
This Team Finland visit is tailored for Finnish health tech companies who already have established their operations in the UK or are interested in the UK and offer suitable technologies for the British digital health & hospital market.
The visit is organized if at least 7 companies sign up. Delegation size is limited to 12 companies, one representative per company.
To cover the expenses of arranging the program in UK, Business Finland will charge a participation fee of:
Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above.
Participation fee includes seminar arrangements, partner costs, meeting and site visit arrangements, meals during delegation program and ground transportation in London. Kindly note that the participation fee does not include flights, accommodation, meals outside the business delegation program.