Winners of the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge will be announced at Slush

24/11/2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been a partner in the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge, launched by Janssen Research & Development and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, in partnership with Tekes and Sitra. This involved seeking ideas for the "Baby Box of the future" during the summer. The winner(s) of this international challenge will be announced at an official Slush side event, to which access will be free for the public. Come and join the excitement of finding out whether the winner(s) of the "Baby Box of the future" challenge come from Finland!

An investment in the future

VTT wants to promote healthcare renewal and the adoption of digital services around the world, by acting as one of the partners behind this international innovation challenge through means such as providing mentorship to the finalists.

"The Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge shows how highly rated Finnish health and medical care for children are internationally; the Finnish original Baby Box serves as a prime example of this. We regard technological innovations that support childrearing as investments in the future and they deserve special attention," explains Key Account Manager Kari Kohtamäki of VTT.

The winner(s) of the competition will be announced at an official side event of the Slush conference, at Helsinki's Messukeskus Kokoustamo (room 102) at 14.00 on 30 November. Access to the Baby Box of the Future event is free and you will not need a Slush ticket.

Further details about the competition: https://jlabs.jnjinnovation.com/quickfire-challenges/next-gen-baby-box-quickfire-challenge

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