Y Science 2019

An official side event of  Slush for Life Sciences

Helsinki, Finland, Messukeskus
November 22nd 2019

Y Science is an event that brings together the curious scientific community and the business world to inspire concrete action and contribution to the society in the field of life sciences.


Y Science is an official side event of Slush. The access is free but it will require reserving your spot to the event. Registration will open in the Fall.

By registering to the event, you will also get access to the matchmaking tool that enables you to pre-book meetings with other Y Science participants, so don't miss this opportunity.


We are currently planning Y Science 2019, but below you can check out our speakers and program from 2018.

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"Y Science is one of the best events to get in touch with a diverse set of the top-notch researchers and science-based startups from the Nordics."


—  Michael Lütolf, Creathor Ventures

The programme for 2019 will be published soon, but do see the 2018 programme here


Life Science Pitching

Life Science Pitching competition for early-stage science-based startups

Are you already on the path of turning your discovery into action? Our pitch-competition is for you! We invite early-stage startups with a focus on life-sciences to apply for a pitching competition held at the Y Science event on 22nd of November 2019. The winner will be granted 30 000 euros to take their exciting idea further! All finalists will receive a pitching training from experienced communication specialists before the event.



Why Science

We're here to bring forth the value of science-based business, and encourage scientists to embrace a different way of thinking about impact. Y Science invites all those enthusiastic about life sciences and commercialization of research for a moment of mutual enlightenment.

On November 22nd,
Slush and HiLIFE from the University of Helsinki start a journey of discovery. Our path will pass through scientific discoveries, possibilities for concrete action and tasty teasers of what you can do with your skills if you just set your mind to it.

The event is one of the official side events of Slush, the biggest startup conference in the Nordics.

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