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1 Health and Well-being Cluster Program
Dr. Ilpo Kuronen, Programme Director

2 Centre of Expertise (OSKE) Program
Earlier program period New centre expertise program (OSKE) is a government’s special program agreeable to the law for development of the regions The Ministry of Employment and the Economy coordinates the program

3 OSKE program 21 Centers of Expertise coordinate regional projects which are financed 50% by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and 50% by regions (cities, communities etc). In 2007 budged of these projects was 8,4 million €.

4 OSKE Cluster Program 13 National Clusters of Expertise are coordinated and financed (80%) by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. The rest of the finance comes from regions (cities, communities etc.) Joint projects are favored and are coordinated by cluster coordinators. Volume of the joint projects was 2,6 million € in 2007.

5 Focus Internationalization of high-tech ventures
Supporting growth of the knowledge-intensive companies Linking the Program closer to National Innovation policies New concept: Strengthening co-operation between selected national Competence Clusters

6 National Goals Growing business activity and employment based on high expertise Internationally competitive centers of expertise Increase specialization and co-operation between regions

7 Clusters and the Centres of Expertise
HealthBio Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku Habitation Joensuu, Hämeenlinna, Lahti, Helsinki Nano and Micro Systems and Future Materials Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kokkola, Mikkeli, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Well-being Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Digital Media and Content Production Hämeenlinna, Helsinki, Tampere Future Energy Technologies Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Vaasa, Pori ja Tampere Information and Communication Technology Jyväskylä, Oulu, Pori, Helsinki, Tampere Food and Nutrition Kuopio, Helsinki, Seinäjoki, Turku Environmental Technology Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, Helsinki Tourism and Adventures Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Savonlinna, Turku Forest Industry Future Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Kokkola, Mikkeli, Lappeenranta, Turku Intelligent Machines Hyvinkää, Hämeenlinna, Lappeenranta, Seinäjoki, Tampere Marine Traffic Lappeenranta, Pori, Turku, Vaasa

8 Kuopio Region Centre of Expertise
Health and well-being cluster, Program Director Ilpo Kuronen HealthBio  Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku Food and Nutrition Cluster Functional food: research, develop- ment, production Food safety Nutrition Nutrigenomics HealthBio Cluster Biotechnological applications in health care Molecular medicine Pharmaceutical development Clinical research Biomaterials Well-being Cluster eHealth Diagnostics Medical equipment and information sys- tems in health care Measurement of biosignals Environmental Technology Cluster Environmental health Environmental safety Environmental risk assessment monitoring, sensory technology Well-being Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Food and Nutrition Kuopio, Helsinki, Seinäjoki, Turku Environmental Technology Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, Helsinki Development manager Marja-Leena Laitinen Development Director ---? Development Manager Ilkka Vartiainen Program Director Anneli Tuomainen

9 Centre of Expertise activities
Development of the innovation surroundings Project preparation/coordination Support establishment of high tech companies Financing leverage of R&D and business Influence on regional and national development and technology programs Networking companies and research organizations Seminars, exhibition, trips etc. Internationalization Communication and marketing of Finnish expertise

10 National coordination
Centre of expertise team Experts from participating ministries and interest groups Secretary 2 general secrataries: Ministry of employment and the economy (Mika Pikkarainen & Pirjo Kutinlahti) + representation from the others (OPM, SM, TM, TEM) and TEKES Operational support of Technology centres Coordination forum of the competence cluster Coordinator Executive group of the cluster Centre of Expertise Centre of Expertise Centre of Expertise Centre of Expertise

11 Cluster’s organizing EXECUTIVE GROUP
Representatives from centers of expertise Coordinator Representative from TEKES Perhaps others in the future FORUM OF EXPERTS Representatives from interest groups, companies, Regional centre program (AKO) etc. Meeting once a year Active communication by themes and projects ORGANIZING CENTRES OF EXPERTISE Project’s steering group Regional executive groups, experts’ forum etc.

12 Health and well-being competence cluster
Kuopio (coordinator) Oulu Tampere Capitol region

13 By Definition ” Health and Well-being Competence Cluster is a development platform for health and welfare services and associated technologies. The objective of the cluster is to support successful businesses and to link research to commercialization. Focus of action is on health and well-being companies, their business activities, growth and internationalization.”

14 Health and wellbeing sector -volume
Overall volume of health and social services was in 2004 approximately 14,5 Mrd € and companies Volume of technology industry was approximately 3 Mrd € (2004) and companies

15 H&W Cluster’s vision by 2013
In 2013 health and well-being has become a rapidly growing and internationalizing field of operation in Finland. This is seen as appearance of new and growing ventures, structured health care services, and improvement of the well-being of citizens.

16 Mission Centers of expertise are specializing and focusing on their know-how Co-operation is increasing both nationally and internationally Innovation environment is developing and innovative activities are intensifying

17 H&W Cluster’s Goals to Generate new high-tech ventures to health and well-being sector to Promote development, growth and internationalisation of the H&W companies. to Support research, efficient utilisation of the know-how, and commercialization of the innovations.

18 Goals in figures At least 600 companies will participate on Health and well-being cluster program in 2010 Turnover and export of the companies participating in the cluster program increases at least 10 % more than average in the sector.

19 H&W Cluster’s fields of activity
SERVICES INDUSTRY Healthcare services Social services Well-being services Development and support services Hospital services Medicine services Dental services Home nursing Institutional selvices Laboratory and imagine research Fysioterapy Ambulance services Pharmacy Home care Child welfare Day care Rehabilitator services (mental health and rehab patients) Services for elderly and disabled Spa services Rehabilitation services Hobby activities Discussion groups Volunteer job Call center Occupational health care Leased manpower services Development and research Medical equipment Sports and rehabilitation equipment Diagnostics Telecommunication systems and programmes Meds Chemicals and reagents Services; public sector, organizations and societies

20 H&W cluster’s work environment
International companies International network Towns and municipalities Technology centres Ministries University hospitals Finpro Universities Clusters in centres of expertise Development corporation MEMBERS OF THE CLUSTER: KUOPIO TAMPERE OULU UUSIMAA Polytechnics Stakes Funders VTT Sitra Companies Sektoritutkimus-laitokset Investors Regional centre of expertise program Tekes Academy of Finland Invest in Finland Province alliances Administrative board International research centers

21 H&W Cluster’s target groups
Technology and service companies Universities and polytechnics Hospitals and health centers Research centers

Strategy KUOPIO TAMPERE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY: DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE - Medical equipment - Measuring device - Treatment device - Infrastructure HEALTH AND WELL-BEING SERVICE BUSINESS - Health and rehalibitation services - Self care - Wellness - Sosial services Market and Trend forecasts Business concepts and know-how INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Integration platform System solutions Open interface Information system Software Wireless data transform Analysis instruments Themes/methods of development Product development, R&D and pilot environments Financing SPORTS AND FITNESS BUSINESSES: TECHNO- LOGIES AND SERVICES - Mobile devices and applications for sport - Sport devices - Intellectual sport environments - Concepts promoting the sporty lifestyle AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING: TECHNOLOGIES AND CONSEPTS - Mobility assistive devices - Environment management solutions - Communication solutions - Security solutions International networks CAPITAL REGION OULU

23 Strategy Themes/methods of development
KUOPIO TAMPERE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY: DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING SERVICE BUSINESS Market and Trend forecasts Future trends, technology road-maps, market information, public authority demands TAMPERE Business concepts and know-how Preparedness of enterprise and international business activity, leadership of innovations and development OULU Product development, R&D and pilot environments Themes/methods of development Blueprints for identifying, branding and developing the ideas, Pilot platforms development, branding the service processes OULU, KUOPIO, CAPILAL REGION Financing Channel R&D funding for the companies, channels to the foreing funders, seed-rahoitus TAMPERE International networks Company partneships and development co-operation, reference customerships, distribution channels KUOPIO AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING: SPORTS AND FITNESS BUSINESSES: CAPITAL REGION OULU

24 Co-operation pattern NATIONAL PROGRAMMES: Health 2015 -
CLUSTERI’S ORGANISED CO-OPERATION: Centres of expertice of the cluster Cluster’s inner work distribution and responsibilities National top projects New method of prepare and manage the project NATIONAL PROGRAMMES: Health public health program Sitra’s health care program Tekes technology programs SHOK Academy of Finland STRATEGIC BUSINESS ACTIVITY AREAS: • Devices, equipment and software • Health and well-being service businesses • Ambient assisted living • Sports and fitness businesses • Information technology ACTIVATORS: Co-operation network of central cities University hospitals Universities Polytechnic network Network of Regional centre programme RAGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS Kuopio Oulu Tampere Uusimaa Co-operation with other clusters

25 Cluster’s Projects Wireless Diagnostic Centre Life Science Gateway
Diagnostic centre pilot using modern point-of-care device technology and wireless data transfer systems. Life Science Gateway Technology development and transfer project between Finland and China (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biomaterials) Ageing of the population New business concepts in health and social service business Building North-American market entry concept for medical and sports technology companies

26 Contact: Ilpo Kuronen Programme Director Kuopio Innovation Ltd. GSM

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