Mr. Isaac Garfunkel

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Mr. Isaac Garfunkel

Marketing Communications Specialist

Ms. Hanna Krootila

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Ms. Hanna Krootila

Project coordinator

I work as a project coordinator at the 90 Day Finn program.

My activities include taking care of the program participants so that their everyday lives run smoothly in Helsinki. I support our team in coordinating mutual events and projects as well as free-time activities.

Ms. Asta Kivi


Ms. Asta Kivi

Office administrator


I take pride in making sure the team has all they need in order to focus on the core business!

My role at Helsinki Business Hub is focused on office administration.

I take care of welcoming our visitors and have role that supports the whole HBH team daily at the office. Helping hand for travel and meetings arrangements. Project assistant support for Health Capital Helsinki project team.

Ms. Cristina Vijoli

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Ms. Cristina Vijoli

Marketing Communications Specialist


Marketing without data is like driving with your eyes closed.


My main responsibility as a Marketing and Communication Specialist at HBH is to support our Business Advisors in promoting Helsinki as a top destination for businesses, investors and great talents.

I have done marketing since I was a high school student and this is the field I am most passionate about. Marketing for me is more than a job, it’s a lifestyle. My main focus at HBH is on creating an outstanding digital experience for our target group as well as promoting the ICT services available in Helsinki city. I am always happy to spark ideas around the above-mentioned topics so click on the LinkedIn icon and let’s connect!

Ms. Maria Lavonen



Ms. Maria Lavonen

Senior business advisor


I am happy to help health tech and life science
companies to successfully start new projects and invest in Greater Helsinki region.

My experience covers international business development and ecosystems in med tech and health. The Greater Helsinki region is one of the best innovation areas for life science projects. Here at HBH, I am helping companies to build up the future of health with finding right services and connections as well as starting new projects.

I have 25+ years of experience strategy, marketing, sales, product and business development in international high technology companies in medical technology, in anesthesia, dental and CBCT imaging, in e-health, health digitalization and elderly care. I have also several year experience in ICT systems and security as well as energy sector. I have MSc degree in Engineering Physics and Business Strategy and International Marketing from Aalto University.

Ms. Irma Ylikangas

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Ms. Irma Ylikangas

Senior business advisor


I enjoy working with customers and creating new businesses in Helsinki region.

I work in the smart and cleantech sector with 20 years of international experience. Close cooperation with companies, cities, academia is part of my activities.

Ms. Johanna Huurre


Ms. Johanna Huurre

Director, Invest in


Helsinki offers amazing business opportunities, we shouldn’t keep it a secret anymore

Me and my great team of Business and Venture Advisors are here to spread the word about the great business possibilities Helsinki region offers. We work closely with our marketing team to reach you and find you the opportunities you are looking for.

Ms. Taru Virtanen

Ms. Taru Virtanen

Communications Specialist,
Health Capital Helsinki


Let’s make greater Helsinki one of the best places in Europe for health and life science business!


+358 40 032 8919
taru.virtanen@healthcapitalhelsinki.fi

My duty is to handle communications in Health Capital Helsinki project. I have strong background on media work.Read more about HCH project: https://www.healthcapitalhelsinki.fi/en/


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Ms. Sirpa Salmi

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Ms. Sirpa Salmi

Marketing Project Manager,
Health Capital Helsinki


I enjoy working with customers and creating new businesses in Helsinki region.

At HBH I started as Marketing Project Manager of Health Capital Helsinki (HCH) program, which is funded by Helsinki area main cities, universities, universities of applied sciences and main hospital. Read more about HCH project: Health Capital Helsinki

+358 40 184 0302
sirpa.salmi@healthcapitalhelsinki.fi

Ms. Kaisu Sutinen

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Ms. Kaisu Sutinen

Senior Business Advisor


I bring solid experience from the health tech domain and companies of various sizes.

At HBH I started as Senior Business Advisor of Health Capital Helsinki (HCH) program, which is funded by Helsinki area main cities, universities, universities of applied sciences and main hospital.

For the last few years, Kaisu has worked as an independent consultant, helping small health tech companies grow through the means of marketing and business development. Prior to her career as an entrepreneur, she worked for 15 years at Instrumentarium and GE Healthcare as an international product and marketing manager of patient monitors, and can therefore speak Anestehsiologist and Engineer quite convincingly.