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HealthTurku
HealthTurku

Finland: South Finland
Tero Piispanen

Overview

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About us

TSCP (Turku Science Park Ltd) acts as a coordinator of HealthTurku cluster comprising of more than 90 enterprises and Health Campus Turku network with two universities, a university hospital and two universities of applied sciences. TSCP offers business development services that cover the entire lifecycle of entrepreneurial activities, ranging from testing a business idea and establishing a company to internationalisation and expanding of international business operations. TSCP also runs activities of the first Life Science Accelerator in Finland.

TSCP acts as a strategic partner of universities and enterprises to promote innovation and business. TSCP serves all lines of business, but the focal fields are biotechnology (HealthTurku/ BioTurku® – life sciences), information and communication technology (ICT), chemical industry and cleantech, future technologies (manufacturing industry, maritime industry), as well as experience industry (games, movies). TSCP is a member of the Enterprise Europe Network and furthermore, member of ScanBalt Bioregion and Council of European Bioregions.

TSCP is an independent and impartial expert company which has promoted the business based on leading know-how for more than 25 years.

Turku Science Park Ltd. is a regional development company in charge of producing and coordinating the region's business and innovation services. It is in the middle of a triple helix pattern where universities generate new knowledge, business exploits it and the public sector acts as a facilitator.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Talent Attraction

Cluster composition

  • 189
    Cluster Members
  • 80
    SME's
  • 3
    Large Companies
  • 4
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 100
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Management team

Merja Tieaho
Project Manager
Tero Piispanen
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Manufacturing:C20 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products - Manufacturing:C21 Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations - Professional, scientific and technical activities:M74 Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Medical or veterinary science; hygiene
S3 EU priority areas
Digital transformation:Big data, data mining, database management - Digital transformation:e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing)
Cross-sectoral industries
Medical Devices

Services

Support services provided

Access to the European Internal Market
Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Location branding

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Talent Attraction

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
CIP/COSME INTERREG

Name & description

Project name

Several EU funded projects :

- Life Science Accelerator - Life Science Accelerator is a new national accelerator concept run by Turku Science Park Ltd. It serves life science research projects and start-ups from idea to commercialisation. The project is partly funded by ERDF. http://www.lifesci.ac/

- EEN - Turku Science Park Ltd has been a member of EEN network since 2009 (COSME funding)

- BIC BRIDGE - Biomarker Commercialisation, a project that aims to set up a tool and platform to accompany the biomarker development pathway at every stage, and bring the industry, including pharmaceutical and diagnostic enterprises, SMEs and investors, to participate as early as possible in the development process (Interreg BSR funding) https://projects.interreg-baltic.eu/projects/bic-106.html

- CB Health Access - Aim of the project is to add SMEs' market know-how and business outside EU; South Korea, India, Uganda, Maryland/USA (Central Baltic Interreg funding) 

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

China
Japan
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Denmark
Estonia
Germany
Netherlands
Sweden

Transnational support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 20.11.2020
Key to Successful Biomarker Commercialization - Biomarker Commercialization Tools now available
News Published: 09.09.2020
Webinar Invitation: Biomarker Commercialization - Launching the Support Tool for Biomarker Commercialization - September 22, 2020, at 13:00-14:30 CET
News Published: 03.09.2020
Health Campus Turku launches new service for product development in the healthcare sector
News Published: 25.08.2020
Turku Life Science Companies on the Frontline of the Fight against COVID-19