Project partners


ProVaHealth is led by Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, who is also leading the Estonian Connected Health Cluster.

ProVaHealth includes 1 Living Lab from Estonia, 1 from Latvia, 1 from Lithuania, 4 from Finland, 1 from Sweden, 3 from Denmark, 1 from Germany and 2 from Poland.

The partners cover a large variety of health related fields such as:

  • active healthy aging
  • homecare
  • telemedicine
  • diagnostics
  • biomedicine
  • cardiology
  • oncology
  • acute care
  • health tourism
  • physical rehabilitation
  • neurorehabilitation
  • osteoarthritis
  • public diseases
  • robotics

Find below more information on the partners. The project is supported by associated partners, find information on associated partners in the right side bar.

Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol (coordinator)

Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol is a business environment with more than 200 technology based companies.
It aims to advance technology-based entrepreneurship in Estonia, bring scientists and entrepreneurs together and provide suitable conditions and a suitable environment for the realisation of breakthrough business ideas.

Contact person: Piret Hirv,

Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre

Haapsalu Neurological Rehabilitation Centre (HNRC) is a hospital located in peaceful and scenic surroundings that
focuses on providing rehabilitation services for children and adults with neurological disorders. The main goal of HNRC is to provide high-quality, evidence-based, client-centred and comprehensive services.

Contact person: Kadri Englas,

Tallinn University

Tallinn University is the largest university of humanities in Tallinn and the third biggest public university in Estonia. We have more than 9,000 students (with 5.5% of them international), and over 900 employees, including over 400
researchers and lecturers. Wishing to contribute more to the society, we have set a goal to become the promoter of intelligent lifestyle in Estonia.

Contact person: Silja Lassur,

The North Denmark Region

The North Denmark region is one of five regions in Denmark. The North Denmark Region is responsible for three main tasks, health care, regional development, social services and special education. Aalborg University Hospital is the largest hospital in the North Denmark Region. It is also northern Jutland’s largest employer, with approximately 6,500 employees.

Contact person: Søren Grøndahl Buch,

Region Zealand

Region Zealand is one of the five regions in Denmark. Region Zealand performs two main tasks: Regional development and an operational enterprise in the area of healthcare and social affairs. Region Zealand and its 17 municipalities’ join efforts to create a coherent people-centered healthcare system with an increasing focus on dialogue, better communication paths and standardized data sharing and collection.

Contact person: Erik Brander,

CoLab Denmark, Region of Southern Denmark

CoLab Denmark unites healthcare technology interested parties from companies, municipalities and hospitals. We are specialists within healthcare technologies close to home and in public-private collaboration. We orchestrate and conduct tests that primarily focus on everyday life and create value across the health sector in collaboration with local stakeholders.

Contact person: Simon Lindegaard,

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

The South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – started on 1 January 2017 when Kymenlaakso and Mikkeli Universities of Applied Sciences merged. At Xamk, learning is unlimited. Our campus is the world – the bases are located in Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna. Xamk is a higher education institution that focuses on sustainable well-being and technology.

Contact person: Natalia Narits,

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Oulu UAS is a strong and multidisciplinary University of Applied Sciences. We educate competent and innovative professionals and do active research and development. The cornerstones of the strategic operations of Oamk are its competent personnel, talented students, the innovation cluster in Oulu, and the network of higher education institutions and research institutes in Northern Finland.

Contact person: Tiina Tervaskanto-Mäentausta,

South Ostrobothnia Health Technology Development Centre

EPTEK is a regional development organization, which adapts information technology into health care. The association creates new procedures with regional, national and international development projects. Our services include project coordination, consultation, education and technical support.

Contact person: Sami Perälä,

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

The strategic goal of Laurea University of Applied Sciences is to be an international developer of well-being and competitiveness in the metropolitan area in 2020. Our work as a university of applied sciences (UAS) serving the needs of the area is characterised by our brand promise: together we are stronger — Laurea in Uusimaa region.

Contact person: Harri Haapaniemi,


WITENO – short for Wissenschafts- und Technologiepark Nord°Ost° – is offering space and support for the implementation of innovative ideas.
In addition, WITENO supports start-ups and young businesses with consulting services, is active in various expert panels and networks and
implements projects to the benefit of the region.

Contact person: Andre Huysmann,

Latvian Health Tourism Cluster

Latvian health tourism industry is a growing service industry, offering wide export opportunities, new and innovative products and services,
based on the unique Latvian nature capital, the scientific investigations of the universities and the research institutions in order to contribute successfully to the health recovery, improvement, rehabilitation and strengthening for the local and foreign tourists.

Contact person: Gunta Ušpele,

Vilnius University

Vilnius University is a classical university with over 430 years of academic traditions and the widest range of study programmes in Lithuania. The university offers an academic environment focused on excellence in research and teaching. Vilnius University is 1st in Lithuania according to national ranking. Vilnius University is among 1,5 percents top universities in the world according to the QS World University Ranking.

Contact person: Monika Kavaliauské,

The Municipality of Lublin City

Lublin, administrative centre of the voivodship and the capital of the Lublin Region, and home to 365 thousand inhabitants, is the biggest
town in Eastern Poland. Lublin Medicine – Medical & Wellness Cluster is a cooperation platform among higher education institutions, research centers, healthcare entities, entrepreneurs, institutions for collaboration and local authorities.

Contact person: Marzena Strok-Sadlo,

Upper Silesian Agency for Entrepreneurship and Development Ltd

Upper Silesian Agency for Entrepreneurship and Promotion (GAPR) in Gliwice is a company with the City of Gliwice as the main shareholder, whose task is especially to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. For 15 years, the Agency is has intensively been working for the benefit of science, business and local government.

Contact persons: 

Beata Krawczyk,

Agnieszka Burda,

Innovation Skåne AB

Innovation Skåne AB supports entrepreneurs in the development of fast-growing companies and contributes to increased efficiency and quality in the healthcare through innovation. Our HealthTech Arena is a test bed and meeting place where Innovative HealthTech companies have the opportunity to test and validate their e-health products and services against real needs in the healthcare sector, from product idea and onwards.

Contact person: Fred Kjellson,

ScanBalt® fmba

ScanBalt® fmba is Northern Europe’s Leading Accelerator for Inter-regional Cooperation envisioning the region as a Global Hotspot for Health
and Bio Economy. ScanBalt Business Club facilitates business development and market access. It reaches out to 3000 companies, 50 university
hospitals, 60 universities within health/life science, 50 health care clusters and networks and 75 health care sector science parks.

Contact person: Peter Frank,


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