Regulatory essentials in healthtech for startups (online training series) - Business Tampere

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01.06.2020 13:30 - 11.06.2020

Webinar series

Business Tampere, Tampere University, Lean Entries

Business Tampere and Tampere University will jointly arrange a complimentary training program about the regulatory essentials in healthtech. The online training is targeted to all health startups in the Tampere Region, university healthcare innovators, Tampere University (TUNI) spinoffs and all Spark Finland teams. The training covers basic information about the rules and regulations impacting business with the healthcare sector.

The training for healthtech startups and university innovators focuses on turning regulatory compliance into a competitive advantage for startups to succeed in the global healthcare market. It provides to Tampere Health Technology and Life Sciences Ecosystem innovators a kick-start to regulatory compliance for health-related business development (incl. health software and medical devices).

Training will be held in English and arranged in two parts: the training series starts in June with 4 online sessions, and continues in fall 2020 (dates to be announced later). Sessions in June will be arranged online via Zoom platform.

These complimentary training sessions on Regulatory Essentials in Health Tech welcome the Tampere Health community of startups, university and hospital staff, students and any other community stakeholders, as well as all SPARK Finland teams/projects. All startups from the Tampere Region and all teams in SPARK Finland program attending the training will gain an access code to Entries, the digital regulatory runway tool, when registering to the training. TUNI students and staff shall register with their TUNI email addresses.

The Entries access is valid until the end of 2021. Training and the tool are provided by the trainer organisation Lean Entries Ltd. For more information on the Entries tool, see the service description.

Training program

  • June 1 at 13:30 – 16:00 – SESSION 1: Introduction to regulatory essentials
  • June 4 at 8:30 – 11:00 – SESSION 2: Early development and management
  • June 8 at 13:30 – 16:00 – SESSION 3: The core of regulatory requirements
  • June 11 at 8:30 – 11:00 – SESSION 4: Design control and the regulatory environment

For more information, see the complete training program.

A certificate of attendance is sent for each trainee for your training records based on the sessions you attended.


Register to Regulatory Essentials in Healthtech training latest on May 29, 2020.

Who is the trainer? The four sessions in June will be held by Heikki Pitkänen. Heikki is the CEO and founder of Lean Entries Ltd., a group of regulatory experts in the area of global medical device regulations providing unique digital regulatory services (Entries) as well as traditional consulting for the med-tech sector from academies and startups to multinational enterprises. For more, see 


Vân Lê
Business Coordinator, Business Tampere
+358 40 254 1788

Tommi Uitti
Community Manager, Startup Tampere
+358 40 587 0592

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About 6Aika – Ecosystems of growth: Enabling the growth of companies through collaboration. The project aims to generate new business activities in city regions and support growth oriented companies to better access networks and innovation ecosystems that support their needs. Project is a joint effort by the six largest cities in Finland: Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku and Oulu, together with the Council of Tampere Region. The idea of cities having a significant role in developing and activating networks to support innovation in companies, guides project implementation.

Signup ends on: 29.05.2020 00:00

Language: English

Price: Free

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