The European Health Property Network (EuHPN) advocates for enhanced standards and more impactful investments in European health facilities.  Our members include national health estates departments, R&D organisations, healthcare architecture practices, academic centres, professional associations and commercial companies. Our aim is to share knowledge about how best to plan, design, construct, maintain and finance all kinds of healthcare buildings.  We hold an annual 3-day workshop, each year in a different European city, and run regular webinars, on themes linked to investment in healthcare infrastructure. You can find out more at:


Saint-Gobain Ecophon specializes in the development, manufacturing, and promotion of acoustic products and systems designed to enhance well-being and performance in working environments. Their guiding principle, “A sound effect on people,” underscores SGE commitment to quality. Operating in 20 countries with delegations in 30 more, and boasting around 1100 employees, SGE headquarters are situated in Hyllinge, near Helsingborg, Sweden. Ecophon is part of the worldwide Saint-Gobain Group.


With over 80 years’ experience in the healthcare sector, Gerflor has become a true expert in this field, creating, manufacturing, and marketing innovative, decorative and environmentally responsible flooring and related solutions.

With the combination of proven solutions for flooring, wall, corner, and door protection, handrails and wall covering. Gerflor provides seamless surface protection and a holistic approach to your requirements for: Hospitals and Clinics, Retirement & Nursing homes, and Disabled and mental health centers.



The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, established in 1899, is a national co-operative body for learned societies in Finland. It contributes to the co-operation between learned societies, supports and develops scholarly communication and publishing, and promotes awareness and usage of research results. It also supports and develops the role of its members in science policy discussion.

The Federation has a membership of 294 societies and four academies from all branches of arts and sciences, in total 260,000 individual members. Every year these learned societies arrange hundreds of meetings and conferences, attended by the academic community and the general public.


City of Espoo is part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. It is the second largest and the fastest growing city of Finland. It has excellent transportation links: Helsinki Airport is just a half an hour drive away and the metro connects Espoo to Helsinki city centre. 

Espoo is the largest high-tech and innovation hub in the Nordics where science, business, and culture meet the wilderness and  stunning seaside environments. The city’s innovative spirit, Aalto University, technology hub Otaniemi, and international companies receive continuous worldwide interest. Espoo is also a major conference city: it hosts an average of 70 international scientific conferences every year.


The Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation, established in 1949, is dedicated to advancing medically related scientific research. With a focus on the profound impact of psychological factors on the body and blood research, the Foundation embodies Ane Gyllenberg’s (1891-1977) vision. Driven by a deep interest in the spiritual dimensions of human life and their effects on the physical realm, Ane Gyllenberg directed a substantial portion of his wealth to support research exploring the connection between emotional and spiritual well-being and physical health, as well as addressing blood diseases. The Foundation also oversees the care and exhibition of the Gyllenbergs’ remarkable art collection in their former home and connected gallery.


Tähti-Set Architects is an award-winning architectural office based in Tampere and Helsinki with more than nine decades of experience in designing and leading complex building projects. We specialize in a wide range of public building projects, with particular focus on hospitals and health care facilities.

Our international staff is an excellent combination of experience and fresh ideas. At present, we are involved in all of the largest hospital projects in Finland. The keyword in our design work is user-orientation. New types of design solutions are tested by utilizing the virtual environment. We have broad expertise in BIM-modeling technology and collaborative delivery methods in construction projects.

We believe that architecture and design are about people. In every project we create architectural solutions to enhance people´s lives and experiences while enriching our clients’ targets. Our work is characterised by quality, foresight, profit and dedication.


UKI Arkkitehdit is one of the largest architectural companies in Finland with about 120 architects and designers.

We believe in the power of cooperation – we win together with customers and partners. In designing high-level architecture and the best functionality, we utilize a unique understanding of the requirements of cooperation.

We are a pioneer in virtual design and a top design expert since 1958. We use the interactive VALO™ method we developed in our projects.


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