SYS-LIFE Call Launch Event


December 12, 2023    
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
SYS-LIFE Call Launch Event

December 12th at 14:00
Hybrid Event
Dentalia, Dent 2 and Zoom

SYS-LIFE offers 22 postdoctoral researcher positions for 3 years:

  • Bottom-up approaches aimed at breakthroughs in cardiometabolic and brain health
  • Mentoring, personal and group training, plus options to move freely between sectors
  • Connects science results with practical know-how, infrastructure, and Proof-of-Concept funds

FIRST CALL is now open! An information session for applicants where the SYS-LIFE staff will introduce the Call, explain the applications and reviews process and answer questions. A recording/Powerpoint slides of the event will be placed on SYS-LIFE webpage.


14.00 Opening – Markus Juonala, SYS-LIFE Director
14.05 SYS-LIFE introduction – Georges Kazan, SYS-LIFE Vice Director
14.20 Short presentations about the selected research topics:
Turku Brain Lab, Cutting edge clinical neuroscience – Juho Joutsa, Professor of Neurology
In vitro diagnostic tests for cardiac biomarkers – Saara Wittfooth, Assistant ProfessorAdvanced cardiovascular imaging themes – Juhani Knuuti, Professor, Director of Turku PET Centre
Digital Health technology – Matti Kaisti, Assistant Professor
14.50 SYS-LIFE Application process – Sanni Helander, SYS-LIFE application coordinator
15.00 Q&A

Event registration to get the online participation link:

More information from Sanni Helander ( and from