Lift Off: Health Edition is your crash course on the New York health industry.


If you are operating in the business of health and are planning on entering the U.S. market, or are looking to expand your knowledge and experience of the region, this is your unique opportunity to make connections and learn the tricks of the U.S. trade. The program is available for companies of all sizes and tailor-made with the aim of opening up the lucrative U.S. health market.


The 2 day program includes:

  • Specific insights into the New York ecosystem
  • General education on issues to be aware of if bringing business to the U.S.
  • Industry visits, such as to IBM and Pfizer
  • Networking on steroids; depending on your background, you will meet a combination of investors, peers and accelerators


Participants are expected to:

  • Organize practical matters (transport, accommodation, meals, etc.) outside of the program
  • Prepare a demo if wishing to introduce your business to investors


The event is free of charge for Amcham members; non-members are charged 500€.


Highlights from the previous program in 2015 include visits to IBM Watson in Manhattan with guest speakers from IBM’s Head of Watson and Venture Group; visit to Pfizer HQ; SHIN-NY breakfast; lunch with a keynote speaker on Obamacare; plus visits to local accelerator programs.


For the 2017 program, read here.


For more information, contact Katie.


To reserve your spot, contact Virve.

New York City


October 4-5, 2017




Virve Ilkka
Program Manager, Life Science Group
+358 50 534 5629


Katie Girow
Program Coordinator, Launchpad USA
+358 45 162 8449