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Minnesota, USA 15.-18.10.2024

Trade Mission focusing on health tech to Minnesota

Register by 31 May, 2024!


Further information

Ms. Titta Houni
Senior Advisor
Business Finland New York
+1 858 310 9292
titta.houni (at)

Ms. Terhi Rasmussen
Senior Advisor, Global Opportunity Leader
Business Finland Copenhagen
+45 205 49894
terhi.rasmussen (at)

Ms. Lotta Eiroma
Manager, Delegations
+358 40 716 2628
lotta.eiroma (at)

Team Finland network together with Minnesota Trade Office and the Honorary Consul of Finland in Minnesota have the pleasure to invite Finnish digital health and medical device companies to meet stakeholders related to the Minnesotan health ecosystem during 15 – 18 October.

Minnesota’s central location in the United States together with excellent logistics connections make it an attractive location for companies.

This is a unique opportunity for Finnish digital health and medical device companies to explore the market potential, network with key stakeholders, and learn from the best practices of the Minnesota health ecosystem.
The program will be tailored to the needs and interests of the participating companies, and can include visits to:

Mayo Clinic, the world-renowned hospital and research center
Destination Medical Center, the largest public-private economic initiative in Minnesota history, focused on health innovation and wellness
Medical Alley, the #1 health technology cluster in the world, home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies and organizations

Why Minnesota and the healthcare sector?

Minnesota is the second largest center of Finnish origin in the U.S., and many Finnish companies already operate in Minnesota. By joining this trade mission, you will benefit from the strong ties between Finland and Minnesota, and gain access to valuable contacts and insights that can help you succeed in the U.S. market.

  • More than 1,000 healthcare technology companies
  • #2 in medical device patents per capita: a hotspot for innovation
  • $1 billion raised in private capital in 2022
  • Home to the nation’s largest private health insurer, UnitedHealth, and top-ranked hospital, the Mayo Clinic
  • Home of Medical Alley, #1 Health Tech Cluster in the world

Who should join the visit?

Finnish companies and R&D organizations interested in understanding the US healthcare sector, its main actors, trends and how to enter the market and form partnerships successfully.

The visit program will be built to reflect the participant companies’ profiles focusing on digital health and medical devices, other sub-focus such as gene- and cell therapy can be considered based on the participating companies.

Participation fee

The participation fee is

  • Major companies: 2150EUR + 24% VAT per person,
  • Minor and SME’s: 1830EUR + 24% VAT per person,
    which covers the program costs, local transportation, and meals included in the visit program. Travel and accommodation costs are not included. The visit will be carried out if we reach a minimum of 10 registered company representatives.