Do you want to accelerate your business?

ProHealth is supporting your business development and helping you reach your growth targets. The focus is on pharma- and health tech-related products and services within professional healthcare. Products relating to consumer business and general health and wellness are not included in the programme.

We welcome existing and early-phase companies with a solid problem/solution -approach, technical proof-of -concept, scalable business potential and committed, coachable teams with business experience or readiness to adopt it. Companies that are yet to be founded are also welcome if they adhere to the criteria above.

We offer

  • An opportunity to apply to the programme on a continuous basis, followed by an acceptance procedure using Lean Canvas methods
  • An assigned business coach for each startup who will lead the startup team through the programme
  • Access to interactive themed workshops during the programme
  • Access to a broad network of persons and companies with deep experience and wide Life Science competencies within e.g. technologies, applications, business, regulatory, legal and financials is supporting each teams journey
  • Access to international connections for partnerships, investments and gaining entry into the market through our network

Structure of the workshops

Interactive, themed, commercialisation-specific workshops are organised on a 12-months basis for startups in the ProHealth Growth Programme. See the timeline below for workshop examples. If you are interested, sign up by clicking here.

  • Medical Device Regulation & QMS – 26 May 2021

    The on-line workshop deals with Medical Device Regulations and basics in Quality Management Systems. Both IVD diagnostics, Medical Devises, drug or other life science related product and service requirements will be addressed as needed.  The workshop is run by Pasi Koskivaara.

  • Business Development – Early June 2021

    The workshop deals with the background of market potential estimation, competitor analysis and preparation for finding investors. The host of the workshop involves all participants thru selected business cases.

  • Strategic Framework & Financial Planning – 22 June 2021

    The workshop deals with strategic issues like execution plans, business and revenue models as well as basic financial planning in startup companies. Valuation principles of companies are also covered. The workshop is run by professional business developer and VC Anders Nordström.

  • Protection Strategy – 25 August 2021

    The workshop provides an insight to patenting and strategically building intellectual property rights  with topics like IPR strategy, trade secrets, patenting in chemical innovations and protection of software. The workshop is run by IPR Business Development Specialist Juha Kukkonen and Head of Biotech & Chemistry Krister Karlsson from Kolster.

  • QMS in Practice – September 2021

    The Quality Management Systems in Practice -workshop digs deeper into standards and regulations issue. The workshop helps you to create or update your own company’s  quality management system. It covers all kind of health product and service concepts.    

  • Risk Management from a quality aspect – October 2021

    Safety is not an absolute but relative value. All products and services include a certain risk which in certain circumstances could cause problems.  Risk management is the procedure of trying to estimate the potential problems which could cause hazards.