We need to continue proving the ecosystem in order to stay competitiveness. Finland is a country with high-quality health and social care system, strong startup ecosystem and population with very positive attitude towards medical research. There is still hidden value to be captured.
The economy and health go hand in hand.
Our association has started on 1 May with a new organization that has been built in line with our strategy.
The exceptional pandemic period affected the year 2021 as well. Securing the supply of medicines has been our common goal, and the work continues in the new safety situation that is shaking the whole of Europe.
The investments of the pharmaceutical industry grew by 8 per cent and the sector invested EUR 357 million in Finland in 2021. The most significant increase was seen in the investments in production which almost doubled. The R&D investments fell slightly.