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Dr. Jukka Holappa

Commercial Counsellor
Country Manager India at Business Finland

Dr. Jukka Holappa is a pharma professional with R&D, regulatory, business development, in- and out-licensing and retail experience. As an innovative, experienced and brutally honest dealmaker, Dr. Holappa knows how to juggle between parties in order to make business deals happen in the healthcare space. He has been buying and selling pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food supplements, technologies and all kinds of pharmaceutical services globally.

After an extensive career in the healthcare industry, Dr. Holappa now heads Business Finland in India. He is responsible for Export Finland, Invests in Finland, Visits Finland and Innovation funding activities in India.

Dr. Jukka Holappa is a market-oriented and market-driven “outside-the-box” thinker, with b-to-b and b-to-c marketing and sales experience. He has excellent networks to decision-makers especially in Europe and Asia. Dr. Holappa has received his Ph.D. in pharmacy from the University of Eastern Finland.

Session 7: India Global Collaboration in HEALTH Sector: Startup Opportunities and Challenges: Panelist