Health and wellness have fuelled growth and innovation in Oulu for years. The city is well-known for its knowhow in life science and communications technology (ICT) as well as for its unique health ecosystem that spurs innovation. However, it is not only technology that is putting this Finnish city on the map. Oulu boasts a perfect combination of northern hospitality, a clean environment and enthusiastic people. It is the fastestgrowing region in the Nordics, with one of the youngest populations in Europe. Oulu is home to the thriving health and life science industry and innovative solutions that help solve global healthcare challenges. There are about 540 companies in the health, bio, e-health, med-tech, wellness, and food safety industries.