Mr. Juha Paakkola

Director, Health Capital Helsinki

I have passion to help people and companies with mission to improve health and wellbeing.


My 30 years of business experience covers pharmaceuticals and life science business. At HBH I am leading Health Capital Helsinki (HCH) program, which is funded by Helsinki area main cities, universities, universities of applied sciences and main hospital.

Health Capital Helsinki develops Finland and the Helsinki region into the best Northern European hub for life science- and healthtech-based innovations and business development. HCH facilitates the commercialization of scientific research, increases the number of business ideas, startup companies and jobs, as well as supports business growth and accelerates export.

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Contact Juha

+358 40 016 3980 Juha Paakkola