Healthcare Business Cluster in the Nordics


For Nordic companies in the healthcare sectorwith focus on business in Africa

Nordic companies in the healthcare sector can join our business cluster. We have min. 5 meetings a year and 1-2 business delegations to selected countries in Africa a year. 


Penetration in Africa 


Present in African countries

We gather Nordic healthcare companies with focus on business in Africa 

How to penetrate the African healthcare markets

Our focus will be on how to penetrate the African healthcare markets, how to get access to the right people; authorities, distributors, hospitals, universities and other relevant stakeholders in the African countries.  It is very important that the work to be done and activities to be carried out in our business cluster – will be in close dialogue with our members.

Visit to selected African countries

We are aiming at visiting 1-2 African countries / markets a year for further investigation.

Annual fee

(Healthcare) Members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK: Free of charge
Non-members: EURO 1700 (ex. VAT) a year (each company). 




Nordic Cluster meetings 

Next meeting 

 At Roche Diagnostics, (Greater) Copenhagen, Denmark: 

Meetings in 2021

March 3rd, 2021
Facts and figures about the healthcare sector in Africa. Which are the major players in the African healthcare industry.
– An overview of the public and private healthcare sector in selected African countries.

January 23th, 2021 
The healthcare sector in Africa!. 
– An overview of how fast digitalisation of the healthcare sector in Africa is taking place.

“In sub-Saharan Africa, infectious diseases such as malaria and HIV/AIDS cause 69% of deaths. Though we can deliver short-term aid and try to develop innovative vacinnes or treatment for diseases, the real issue is the danger of a weak healthcare system. To address this, we must focus on building better healthcare infrastructure in Africa”

World Economic Forum 

Statements from the members 

“It was great to meet such highly inspiring people and already at this first meeting we discussed concrete new business opportunities”

Mr. Bo Birk, Director, Int. Sales, Missionpharma

The cluster is all about exploring and exploiting synergies in terms of products, distribution channels, experiences and connections

Mr. Torben Holm Larsen, Technical Director, Real Relief

Highly valuable sharing experience how other companies operate in Africa

Mr. Søren Poulin, Vice President, Ambu 

It’s amazing to join forces with such a dynamic and like-minded business cluster on a common mission

Mrs. Heidi Jacobsen, International Sales, Abena

Our next healthcare business delegation

We are aiming at visiting the 1-2 African countries a year. The duration of our business delegations is 3-5 days, depending on the character of the visit and the amount of matchmaking meetings on location. 

Maj 2021 (TBA)

Next visit to Africa to investigate healthcare business opportunities will be concluded by the members in our cluster 

AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK Healthcare Business Cluster is for companies in the healthcare sector looking at the African continent as a market for penetration. If you like to apply for membership please send us an message through the contact form. Contact Director, Mr. Flemming Sørensen if you would like to know more about our healthcare business cluster: