Matchmaking, Living Lab Insight, Regional News, Events

ScanBalt Business Club News

"The Nordic region is at the forefront when it comes to reducing the number of hospital-acquired infections"

Business Club News


Health IT company matchmaking with Public Health Authorities

Wednesday 28 March in Seinäjoki, Finland, the BaltCityPrevention project holds the first of six matchmaking events between health it companies (SME’s) and public health authorities (PHA´s) in the Baltic Sea Region.

Read more

Annual growth of Lithuania’s life sciences industry: 25 percent

Export of pharmaceuticals and medical production was growing by 34.8 % during the 2010-2016 period. Lithuania has 900 life science experts per one million of local residents. Annually, nine new pharmaceutical products are created and produced per one million residents.

Read more

Making Hamburg fit for the future

Several events and activities in 2018 to boost Hamburg's excellent reputation as a health centre like ehealth Lounge, Health Day, e-health Day and much more.

Read more

eHealth Match 2018 24 - 25 April 2018, Gothenburg

Enterprise Europe Network in collaboration with Business Region Göteborg, ScanBalt and HealthTechNordic invites you to join a high-profile B2B matchmaking event (complimentary with a Vitalis or MIE2018 conference registration). 

eHealth Match 2018

Digital Health Literacy explained for and by German elderly people

Digital health literacy (DHL) is a pre-condition for efficient use and deployment of new digital health solutions.  ScanBalt conducted workshops on DHL for German elderly people  to create massive open line courses (MOOCs). Germany, Netherlands and Denmark are pilots in the Baltic Sea Region aiming to promote DHL among various cohorts.

Read more

sTARTUp 2017 BioTech (Tartu): Latvian team DERMA Skinviewer wins hackathon

Bright young entrepreneurs gathered in Tartu where Tartu Biotechnology Parkand Tartu City Government held the international hackathon in biotechnology – sTARTUp 2017 BioTech.  The  Latvian team DERMA Skinviewer as the winner of the whole event.

Read more

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance: First natural cosmetics product on the market

The #Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance (ALLIANCE) achieved its first bluebioproduct success. The Estonian company Furcella OÜ recently launched the “Berrichi” cosmetic product line.  Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance is led by Geomar.

Read more

Welcome Tehnopol’s new Health Tech Manager Piret Hirv

Jaak Raie, CEO of Tehnopol “She has been both in private and public sector, and today, one of her tasks is to develop health tech companies and to become an innovation leader in this field.” Piret Hirv is coordinator of ProVaHealth promoting Living Lab development and collaboration in the Baltic Sea Region.

Read more


Follow the macro-regional accelerator on Twitter with latest news from ScanBalt BioRegion on projects, meetings, conferences, clusters, policies, reports and much more.

Living Lab Insight


ProVaHealth Project Meeting and Living Lab Development Workshop No 1: Services (Gliwice, Poland)

The workshop presents 3 best practises of service processes from the viewpoint of SME's customers. Afterwards individual planning of Living Lab services where the participants sketch their living lab service as a customer / SME journey. The participants finally visit a Living Lab in Upper Silesia.

Read more


Find your Baltic Sea Region Living Lab service here!

Living Labs support companies to rapidly commercialize and scale up innovations, products and services to the global markets. ProVaHealth works to create a macro-regional Living Lab concept and facilitates access to health infrastructures for startups and SMEs.

Living Labs and their services

Living Lab Profile: Laurea Living Lab Network

Laurea's strategic choice is to integrate its three tasks: education, R&D and regional development. Laurea LLs Network serves the integration of the three tasks in the optimal way.

Read more

Featured Events

Gothenburg is located in an exciting region at the center of regional growth and development connecting Oslo and Copenhagen, where Connect2Capital is the venue that offers growth companies, investors and other actors in funding the ideal place to meet in efficient ways. The forum is featuring emerging technology companies across three streams, ICT, Industry and Life Sciences Technology.

India Pharma 2018 15 - 17 February, Bengaluru

The conference provides a platform to the global investment community to connect with stakeholders in the Pharma sector in India, Central and State Governments, leading business leaders and top executives from the industry, academics and experts from the world.

Circular Materials Conference 2018 March 7 - 8, Gothenburg

Share experiences at the two-day event that will offer a forum for debate, exchange, face-to-face meetings and networking. We will look at the challenge of transformation in a material world, consumer trends and the circular economy and also meet the disruptors. We will make deep dives into new business models for a circular economy, research and innovation.

Circular Materials Conference 2018

2nd Annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum, Copenhagen, 20 - 21 March

The 2nd annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum will once again bring together all of the key stakeholders from across the Nordic region to discuss the latest developments in precision medicine.

2nd Annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum

MIE 2018 24 - 26 April 2018 Gothenburg - Building Continents of Knowledge in Oceans of Data: the Future of Co-Created eHealth

MIE 2018 will take place 24th to 26th April 2018, in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Swedish Society for Medical Informatics (SFMI) will host the conference in collaboration with EFMI (European Federation for Medical Informatics). The conference will be co-located with VITALIS, the largest eHealth event in Scandinavia.

MIE 2018

Vitalis 24 - 26 April 2018 Gothenburg

eHealth is becoming an increasingly pressing issue, and Vitalis now attracts more than 4 500 attendees with the shared aim of building their knowledge and improving tomorrow’s health care. Vitalis has a unique integrated concept combining a solid conference programme with a comprehensive exhibition where key players of the eHealth market present their products and services.

Nordic Life Science Days 2018, 10 -12 September, Stockholm: 10 % ScanBalt member discount.

Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. NLSDays attracts leading decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as finance, research, policy and regulatory authorities.



Life Sciences Baltics 2018 September 26 - 27 2018, Vilnius


Life Sciences Baltics 2018 is the only international forum in the Baltics for world-class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices experts from all around the world. It provides a unique opportunity to explore the new horizons of partnerships, exchange ideas and seek progress through networking. 

LSB 2018

InnoHEALTH 2018, New Delhi, 5 - 6 October 2018

The conference engages decision makers from all walks of life like academia, industry and government in India and abroad. Educating and sharing with participants about innovations in various aspects of healthcare delivery with a mission to bring down the cost and improving the quality of care. The conference will have exhibition spaces and B2B meetings for foreign delegates.

InnoHEALTH 2018


"ScanBalt Business Club facilitates our access to the market"

Director Kęstutis Šetkus, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)

"We see the Baltic Sea Region as an important channel for our export growth"

Tobias Kisker, CEO, Calmino group AB