Biodesign
Finland

Innovating Medical Technologies
in Interdisclipinary Teams

Organising partners for 2019: Aalto University, University of Helsinki, HUS, Metropolia, Laurea
Biodesign Finland project started in 2016

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Kuusi paikkaa biodesigN finland -projektissa

Haemme yhteensä kuutta henkilöä 11 kk:n määräajaksi kahteen 1.2.2019 alkavaan Biodesign Finland -projektiin. Biodesign Finland -ohjelman järjestäjät ovat Aalto-yliopiston Perustieteiden korkeakoulu, Helsingin yliopisto, Helsingin ja Uudenmaan sairaanhoitopiirin (HUS), Metropolia ammattikorkeakoulu sekä Laurea ammattikorkeakoulu.

Heikki Nieminen

Blog: 1.11.2018
By: Heikki Nieminen

Researching with the need first

Blog: 31.10.2018
By: Elina Palovuori

Hospital immersion makes Biodesign unique

Open Positions: We are looking for new fellows for 2019

Do you wantto create a new medical technology? We offer you funding,  trainingto the Biodesign innovation process·        You,together with your team…o  willidentify the unmet medical needo  willinvent and identify a solution to the identified needo  cancommercialize the developed technology e.g. through a company you may establishafter the project We arelooking for 6 Project Workers with higher education to become a member for 2teams in the Biodesign Finland projects of 2019. Your field is e.g. business, medicine,technology or design. Together with your team, you will get trained to theinnovation process developed in the Stanford University after which you will beimmersed in the hospital environment to identify an unmet medical need. Afterthis you will start to invent and develop a solution to this identified need.After the 11 month project you have the possibility to commercialize theoutcomes of the project e.g. through a stratup company you establish togetherwith your team. The canidates are expected to have excellent skills in Finnishand English. BiodesignFinland is a non-profit innovation programme. The organizers of the year 2019project are Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Helsinki UniversityHospital (HUS), Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and Laurea Universityof Applied Sciences. For moreinformation, contact the Project Manager of Biodesign Finland Asst. Prof.Heikki Nieminen (heikki.j.nieminen@aalto.fi), Research Director Prof. AnnePitkäranta (anne.pitkaranta@hus.fi) or Prof. Sampsa Vanhatalo(sampsa.vanhatalo@helsinki.fi).   

Faculty

We will offer an exciting, challenging,and potentially highly rewarding educational experience to talented,energetic, and innovative individuals with great ambition.

Risto Ilmoniemi, Aalto University

Biodesign brings innovation activities aspart of everyday work in top hospitals.

Anne Pitkäranta, HUS

Biodesign is more than a project for a few fellows. It is about a novel innovation culture, and a social platform, to build bridges between unmet needs of everyday hospital work and the creative minds of universities.

Sampa Vanhatalo, University of Helsinki

Biodesign helps us to turn our thinking on healthcare. So far it has been only an expense but now we can rethink it also as an investment.

Risto Renkonen, University of Helsinki

Biodesign provides a chance to transform patient care and is a great opportunity for talented individuals and healthcare professionals. I have high expectations of Biodesign!

Heta Kolanen, HUS

Biodesign is in the core of medical innovation. It has provenly transformed ideas into real-world solutions that have made clinical impact.

Heikki Nieminen, Aalto University

In Biodesign, we bring together the young talents in technology and medicine to innovate in a real-life clinical setting. We expect nothing less than breakthroughs.

Visa Honkanen, HUS

Biodesign is a world-famous concept that helps to start up successful medtech ventures. This is due the fact that you’re spending a lot of time with the customer,identifying their problems, not just solving them.

Olli Vuola, Aalto Ventures Program

Risto Ilmoniemi
‍Aalto University

We will offer an exciting, challenging,and potentially highly rewardingeducational experience to talented,energetic, and innovative individualswith great ambition.

Anne Pitkäranta
HUS

Biodesign brings innovation activities aspart of everyday work in top hospitals.

Sampsa Vanhatalo
University of Helsinki

Biodesign provides a chance totransform patient care and is a greatopportunity for talented individuals andhealthcare professionals. I have highexpectations of Biodesign!

Risto Renkonen
University of Helsinki

Biodesign helps us to turn our thinkingon healthcare. So far it has been only anexpense but now we can rethink it alsoas an investment.

Heta Kolanen
HUS

Biodesign provides a chance totransform patient care and is a greatopportunity for talented individuals andhealthcare professionals. I have highexpectations of Biodesign!

Heikki Nieminen
Aalto University

Biodesign is in the core of medicalinnovation. It has provenly transformedideas into real-world solutions that havemade clinical impact.

Visa Honkanen
HUS

In Biodesign, we bring together theyoung talents in technology andmedicine to innovate in a real-lifeclinical setting. We expect nothing lessthan breakthroughs.

Olli Vuola
Aalto Ventures Program

Biodesign is a world-famous conceptthat helps to start up successful medtechventures. This is due the fact that you’respending a lot of time with the customer,identifying their problems, not justsolving them.

CONTACT

Project manager: Heikki Nieminen
Email: heikki.j.nieminen@aalto.fi

Postal address:
Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto University School of Science P.O. Box 12200, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland

Visiting Address:
Rakentajanaukio 2 C02150 Espoo, Finland

Media & Communications: Otto Olavinen
Email: otto.olavinen@northbay.fi

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