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Our mission

The big why behind Open Health Labs is simple - foster innovation in the Latvian healthcare ecosystem. With the power of European startups in MedTech and beyond.   

Open Health Labs are created by Latvian National Health Service together with innovation management company Helve to foster innovative and digital solution implementation in healthcare organizations across Latvia. And note - the digital health accelerator is just the first step for Open Health Labs and a small part of the digital health in Latvia today and in future. 

Behind Open Health Labs

The National Health Service (NHS) is the operating direct administrative institution subordinate to Ministry of Health of Republic of Latvia.

The aim of the NHS is to implement State policy for availability of health care services, administrate the State budgetary funds prescribed for health care, implement State policy in the planning of health care services, ensure rational and the most effective use of State budget, implement the e-Health programme according to the policy decided by the State.

Helve is an open innovation management company that connects businesses with innovators to foster success through the power of collaboration. 

Helve furthers partner's growth by designing tailor-made solutions to turn their challenges into transformational change initiatives. From individual startup scouting in our acceleration programs, custom-built internal ventures, thoroughly selected mentors pool, partner-based approach to yet unknown solutions, concepts, and ideas. We look for partners keen to discover with us.

Team

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MANAGEMENT & STRATEGY

Founder and Partner at Helve

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Viesturs Sosārs

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Seasoned entrepreneur and accelerator builder

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PROGRAM LEAD

Innovation Project Manager at Helve

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STARTUP SCOUT & PROGRAM MANAGER

Project Manager at Helve

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Get in touch

FOR STARTUPS

Contact our Program Lead Paula

 

FOR PARTNERSHIPS AND STRATEGIC QUESTIONS

Contact Helve Founder & Partner Marija


FOR MEDIA

Contact our Communication Manager Anna

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