Helsinki is a thriving business hub located in the heart of Baltic Sea Region, next to Russia and only 8 hour flight from Beijing and New York. Helsinki has extremely well-functioning business environment, it boasts one of the world’s most talented workforce and has impressive figures to show on investments made in research and development. It is also a clean, stable and secure region with a very high standard of living and welfare.
Helsinki is the perfect location for the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference for many reasons. The city aims to be the best Northern European hub for life science and health-related innovations and business development. For example, Finland ranks number one in availability of latest technologies and the availability in scientists and engineers. Finland is among the most digital countries worldwide. It scores very well in the strength of digital skills where it is ahead of all other Member States with some distance. It is also very strong in digital public services.