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Life Science Under the Radar Day 29th April 2016

Life Science Under the Radar Day 29th April 2016

WHAT? The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. Biosciences and health is one of our research focus area.

University of Oulu in collaboration with Biotech Start-Up Management Ltd is arranging a day from academic partnering opportunities available at the University of Oulu. Many of the opportunities pitched at the event has not been presented anywhere publicly. See the short descriptions from the projects attached.

WHEN? Fri 29th April 2016 at noon – 6 pm

WHERE? At the University of Oulu, TellUs Innovation Arena, Oulu, Finland or using online connection (Adobe Connect Pro)

REGISTRATION: at latest 8th April 2016 to address:
AIM: To industry – find new inventions, know-how and collaboration
To academics – get feedback from industry from the relevance and need, find collaborators and funding 


  • noon - 3 pm: Short pitches (see short descriptions attached)
  • 3 - 6 pm: Get together event with refreshments and snacks

You are warmly welcomed to visit Oulu, the capital of Northern Scandinavia. We are located only about 60 minute’s flights away from Helsinki. We also suggest for overnight visitors to try one of the following hotels:

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu (,
  • Scandic Oulu (,
  • Hotel Cumulus Oulu ( or
  • Original Sokos Hotel Arina (

If it is not possible to travel to Oulu we will invite you to participate by using online connection. It can be arranged by using Adobe Connect Pro, where you get access to the event through an internet link.

The event is free-of-charge. However, if you wish to sponsor the event and gain additional visibility for your company amongst the participants, please contact me regarding these options. The sponsorship funds are used to cover direct expenses from the event.

MORE INFORMATION:, tel. +358-40 355 9660