Health Tuesday - Robotics in Healthcare

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 08:00

Health Tuesday offers you an opportunity to discuss with professionals of health, wellbeing and health tech companies, decision makers, investors and representatives of the public sector.

Tekes has taken over the coordination of this series of events from its original launcher, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. Oulu is taking part in Health Tuesday events via webcast and a regional discussion and/or presentations to be held after the webcasting alongside small-scale breakfast. Health Tuesdays are organized on the first Tuesday of every month 8-9.30 am.

Health Tuesday Oulu 3.10.2017: Robotics in Healthcare

Time: 8.00-9.30 am (doors 7.45)
Place: Linnanmaa campus, room M203 (map square C7 in campus map, 2nd floor)

Program (webcast 8.00-8.45):

  • Opening words - Kari Kataja, Programme Manager, Tekes
  • “Gaining Competitive Edge With AiRo” Finnish National AiRo Program – A Guide to New Health and Wealth - Cristina Andersson, Develor
    • Artificial intelligence and Robotics today
    • Key opportunities for healthcare
    • A look into the future
  • Robotics opportunity perspectives with IBM - Patrick Halford, IBM Nordics
    • Come and get IBM's perspectives on the impact of robotics and converging trends of A.I. and Augmented & Virtual Reality, and hear how Finland is in prime position to capitalise on these technologies across Healthcare and beyond. Hear how IBM is working closely with AiRo island and other Nordic ecosystems including universities and start-ups to solve some complex challenges and stimulate growth

Presentations/ discussion and networking in Oulu 8.45-

  • Oulun kaupungin hyvinvointipalvelut testaa japanilaista POPO-kuntoutusrobottia ensimmäisenä Euroopassa – Jaana Kokko, Teknologia-asiantuntija, Oulun kaupunki (NOTE: talk & discussion mainly in Finnish)

Registration by September 29 here

Would you like to present your project/company/idea on Health Tuesday Oulu? Tell us!
More information on Tekes´ Health Tuesday and Video records of past events can be found here.

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Event location

Room M203, Linnanmaa campus, University of Oulu

Event address

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90014 Oulu

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Last updated: 14.9.2017