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Finland Healthcare & Ageing Showcase followed by KIPPIS! Happy Hour

18 December 2021, 1530 - 1830

Held on 18 October 2021, the Ageing Asia 2021 – World Ageing Festival showcased Team Finland (Virtual) Country Pavilion with a curated profile of healthcare and ageing companies.

The event attracted over 140 attendees from over 10 countries (Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, China, The United Kingdom, Malaysia, Finland, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Australia, Macau SAR). 

The session was co-hosted by Mr Riku Mäkelä, Counsellor, Innovation and Trade Affairs, Embassy of Finland, Singapore and Ms Janice Chia, Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia, Singapore. We were given a welcome address by HE Antti Vänskä and a special address by Dr Pävi Sillanaukee, Ambassador for Health & Wellbeing in Finland. Ms Meria Heikela, Director, Business Finland kickstarted the presentation session on Finnish Healthcare and Ageing Showcase - from 9 Finnish companies.

The second half of the event - KIPPIS! Hour kickstarted with participants encouraged to be dressed in Finnish Blue and we played various games and quizzes from Finland. Finnish chocolates and various prizes were also given out to participants.


Programme

Finland Time / Singapore Time

10:30 / 15:30 Session Co-Chairs

Mr Riku Mäkelä, Counsellor, Innovation and Trade Affairs, Embassy of Finland, Singapore

Ms Janice Chia, Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia, Singapore

10:35 / 15:35 Introduction to Finland Healthcare & Ageing Showcase

HE Antti Vänskä, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore

10:40 / 15:40 Special Address and Opening Remarks

Dr Päivi Sillanaukee, Ambassador for Health and Wellbeing, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland

10:50 / 15:50 Presentation on Finland Healthcare & Ageing Showcase

Ms Meria Heikela, Director, Health, Business Finland

11:05 / 16:05 Presentation from Finland Companies with Q&A (7min pitch & 3min Q&A)

1. Cardiolyse Oy
2. Evondos Oy
3. Fibion Inc.
4. Hovi Care Ltd
5. Hublet Oy
6. Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
7. Polssir Oy
8. Predicell
9. Verso Vision Ltd

Moderators:

Mr Riku Mäkelä, Counsellor, Innovation and Trade Affairs, Embassy of Finland, Singapore

Ms Janice Chia, Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia, Singapore

12:35 / 17:35 Introduction to KIPPIS! Hour

Mr Riku Mäkelä, Counsellor, Innovation and Trade Affairs, Embassy of Finland, Singapore

12:35 / 17:45 KIPPIS! Happy Hour

Welcome remarks by Ambassador: HE Antti Vänskä, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore

Do 'come' dressed in Finnish Blue, hold a glass of cocktail/mocktail/wine/tea/coffee, and let's KIPPIS! during the Happy Hour! Prizes await best dressed!

Fun Trivia Quiz on Finland with prizes

Learn a new skill that we will teach you online – Juggling and Hand Movement Challenge

Win an IPAD worth S$499 Sponsored by Ageing Asia 

13:30 / 18:30 End of Programme