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19.10. 2016 BioTurku®

ScanBalt Forum 2016

Conference Center Mauno, Tykistökatu 6 A
20520 Turku

ScanBalt Forum 19. – 20.10.2016, Turku, Finland
Follow-up schemes for implants and infections

ScanBalt BioRegion is a macro-region within health and life sciences and home to a vast number of triple helix based regional networks. ScanBalt promotes the development of ScanBalt BioRegion as a globally competitive Health and Bio economy.
ScanBalt arranges annually one bigger event, ScanBalt Forum, with specific topics.

This year the topics are

  • Turku Biomaterials Days -session brings up interested issues on implants, registries on implant follow-up and nanoparticles.
  • Infections/AMR – diagnostics and epidemiology -session introduce the monitoring issues of AMR, the action of NoDARS and novel approaches in infection diagnostics.
  • At the second day session, Cost efficiency and outcome value, we hear about efficient patient information systems and interesting business cases in the life science field.


The seminar is approved as theoretical education in Faculty of Medicine of the University of Turku, 1 ECTS for doctoral candidates and 10 hours of specialisation training for all disciplines in Medicine and Dentistry.


Deadline for the registration will be October 12th 2016


Turku international airport is situated 8 km and about 20 min drive away from Turku Science Park area.
Finnair, SAS, AirBaltic and WizzAir have quite good connections to Turku.
You can also take a flight to Turku via Helsinki or take a taxi or train (both about 30 min ride) from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to the Helsinki City centre and further to Turku (2 hours by train).
All the trains from Helsinki to Turku stop at Kupittaa railway station, 200 metres away from the BioCity building (the venue of the Forum).
The distance to the Turku main railway station is 3 kilometres.

It is also possible to take a bus to Turku from Helsinki-Vantaa airport. The ride takes about 2,5 hours.

Turku Science Park is located within a walking distance from the city-centre, next to E18 motorway.


An extensive website for tourist information Visit Turku
City of Turku website


There are several hotels in the centre of the city, here are some to mention;
Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs
Radisson Blu Marina Palace
Scandic Hotel Julia
Scandic Hotel Plaza
Park Hotel Turku
Centro Hotel Turku

For more information please contact Marja-Riitta Viljainen
Mobile +358505774812