Nordic Stronghold in HealthTech

The Nordics are forerunners in creating quality healthcare and innovation in Health Tech. Nordic Innovation House has a mission to bring this knowledge to Silicon Valley and promote the possibilities the progressive Nordic societies provide for research, development and investment in Health.


 

Join the HealthTech Nordic Product Market Fit program

Silicon Valley 19–28 March

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High speed business idea and business model iteration? Nordic company developing new innovative technologies across health care?

Join this inspiring program organized in collaboration with HealthTech Nordic, fitted for Nordic startups early in their business development, focusing on business idea development and business model development. The program is aimed to help participating companies reach their full potential through iteration, focus, speed and customer interaction.


The HealthTech Nordic Product Market Fit program includes:
• Pre-program preparation on selected topics designed to lower the barriers and
accelerate learning while in Silicon Valley
• Hands on practical training with real practitioners, such as Scott Barclay, Chander
Chawla
, Tristan Kromer - no academic lectures
• How to combine qualitative insights with quantitative data in a Product/Market Fit
Storyboard
• How to clearly define your Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
• A deep dive into rapid data driven experimentation
• Chance to make one-on-one connections with industry mentors and entrepreneurs in
individual coaching sessions (TBD)


The program also includes arrangements for social events, fireside chats and seminaries with
entrepreneurs, investors and Silicon Valley Business professionals, customers and consumers.


WHERE: Silicon Valley, Palo Alto and San Francisco, USA
WHEN: 19 March - 28 March 2018
Participants can choose to extend their stay on their own expense to arrange additional meetings, through for instance the Nordic Innovation House.
REGISTRATION: Register your interest to participate HERE. Register no later than 9 February.
Please note that registration doesn’t mean you have been selected. The HealthTech Nordic team will contact you for further information and a joint decision on participation will be made.
COSTS: The program will be payed in full by HealthTech Nordic, the program is valued to
approximately €5000 per company. Participating companies will need to pay for travel,
accommodation and other expenses associated with the participation.

Please note that selected HealthTech Nordic members outside the Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak region will need to pay a program fee. Nordic Innovation House will be sponsoring these Nordic participants, offering them a discounted program fee of $1,000/company.


COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:
• Become a Member of HealthTech Nordic (Join here, it is easy and free
• Entrepreneurial team with initial indication of a high potential scalable business idea
• Early stage of business idea, or product ready for test or launch
For best outcome, two persons per participating company are recommended to join the
program.


Please note that the company doesn’t have to be interested in expanding on the US market, but must be aiming at accelerating the company’s business internationally.
CONTACT: Margareta Wallentén, +46 70 918 87 20, margareta.wallenten@innovationskane.com 

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Join the Nordic Delegation at Health 2.0:

Silicon Valley Sep 28th-Oct 5th 2017

For companies developing new innovative technologies across healthcare and wellness, the Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference is the place to be each year. You can be a part of hundreds of live product demos and network with the most influential health care providers and developers.

After a successful pilot last year, Nordic Innovation House, together with HealthTech Nordic, is offering a special opportunity for qualified startups from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to participate in Health 2.0. You should join us at the conference if you are interested in the Health Tech scene in the US and Silicon Valley and if you want to showcase your own innovations to a wide audience.

 

Watch our webinar with Matthew Holt

Webinar Topic: Possibilities for Nordic Health Tech startups in Silicon Valley/US
 

Description: Matthew Holt, co-chairman at Health 2.0 and Founder/Author of The Health Care Blog, will give insight to the US health market and the possibilities for Nordic startups at Health 2.0 Fall conference in Silicon Valley. Anne Lidgard, Director of Vinnova Silicon Valley, presents the program for Nordic Health tech startups organized by Nordic Innovation House.