We have partnered with OP, the largest bank and insurance provider in Finland, to build innovative services that advance the way in which Finns will stay healthy and use health services in the future. The goal is to launch world-class health services for the Finnish market in cooperation with startups.

OP Insurance and hospital will grant up to five health and wellness startups with up to 50 000€ each in grants to build pilots for the Finnish market.

In particular, OP is looking for startups with an innovative technology, product or service in the following fields:
• Workplace health
• Self-improvement
• Health platforms

The Program’s kick-off is a 4-day long Innovation Challenge that ends with a pitching day. The winning startups will be invited to the Smart Health Startup Partnership Program starting in May 2017, where they can benefit from the grants of up to 50 000€ per team. Apply to the program before the 5th of April.

Why partner with OP?
OP is the largest bank and insura...
We have partnered with OP, the largest bank and insurance provider in Finland, to build innovative services that advance the way in which Finns will stay healthy and use health services in the future. The goal is to launch world-class health services for the Finnish market in cooperation with startups.

OP Insurance and hospital will grant up to five health and wellness startups with up to 50 000€ each in grants to build pilots for the Finnish market.

In particular, OP is looking for startups with an innovative technology, product or service in the following fields:
• Workplace health
• Self-improvement
• Health platforms

The Program’s kick-off is a 4-day long Innovation Challenge that ends with a pitching day. The winning startups will be invited to the Smart Health Startup Partnership Program starting in May 2017, where they can benefit from the grants of up to 50 000€ per team. Apply to the program before the 5th of April.

Why partner with OP?
OP is the largest bank and insurance company in Finland with circa 4.4 million customers. OP owns two hospitals and is opening four more in 2017; and is evolving from a financial services group to becoming a diversified services provider.

Conditions:
Location: At OP Group’s Headquarters in Vallila, Helsinki, and remotely
Travel and accommodation expenses covered up to 2500€ per foreign team.

Key dates:
• 5th April - Application deadline
• 17th April - 8-12 selected startups will be informed
• 8th – 11th May - Innovation Challenge and final selection of 3-5 startups
• May – September 2017 - Smart Health Startup Partnership Program
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Staff

Alistair de Bruijne
Admin
Bogdana Gamburg
Admin
Bogdana Gamburg Venture Analyst at Vertical
Kenneth Salonius
Admin
Kenneth Salonius Co-founder at Vertical accelerator. Healthcare entrepreneur.