Lift Off NYC is your crash course in the New York market.


If you are operating in the business of health and are planning on entering the US market, or if you’ve recently made your first steps, this is your unique opportunity to make connections and learn the US tricks of the trade. The program is open for companies of all sizes wanting to deepen their connections and knowledge in NYC.


The 2 day program includes:

  • Specific insights to New York ecosystem
  • General education on things to be aware of if bringing business from Finland to U.S.
  • Industry visits
  • Networking on steroids; depending on your background you will meet the combination of investors, peers and accelerators


Participants are expected to:

  • Arrange their logistics
  • 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 previous program in 2015 included 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 on Obamacare, plus visits to local accelerator programs.


The 2017 program will be determined in accordance with the needs of who attends. Health Care Reform discussions and hospital visits are likely parts of the program.


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