We currently have 2
open application calls!

Health accelerator program

4-month program taking you from prototype to paying customers

Vertical health accelerator is the leading program in Europe for health and wellness companies. Work with organizations like Samsung, Fazer, Sonera, Amer Sports and the Hospital Region of Helsinki to take your product from prototype to first paying customers.

Applications deadline: May 14, 23:59 GMT +2


Accelerator program Digital Solutions with Stora Enso

Unique 4-month program combining a startup accelerator and executive education program

Vertical has partnered with Stora Enso and Aalto ENT to provide a unique program combining an executive education program with a startup accelerator. We are looking for startups bringing disruptive innovations in digitalization, IoT, big data, analytics, supply chain, AI, VR, robotics, to transform Stora Enso in it’s business. In order to get there faster we are inviting innovative, fast-moving startups to advance our understanding about new technologies and market trends. The firms we select to collaborate with could be our partners or suppliers of tomorrow.

Application deadline: April 30, 2017 23:59 GTM


OP Smart Health Challenge

Up to 5 startups will each get 50 000€ grant to build pilots for the Finnish market

We have partnered with OP, the largest bank and insurance provider in Finland, to build innovative services that advance the way in which Finns will stay healthy and use health services in the future. The goal is to launch world-class health services for the Finnish market in cooperation with startups.

OP Insurance and hospital will grant up to five health and wellness startups with up to 50 000€ each in grants to build pilots for the Finnish market.

The application period is closed. See you next time!


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