The University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary research and academic education and one of the largest universities in Finland, with an exceptionally wide academic base. One of the University of Oulu’s five focus areas is Lifelong Health.

In the Faculty of Medicine, part of our strategy plan is to promote the physical and mental well-being of individuals and the population through research and education. We deliver results for clinical practice and provide information to support societal decision-making. We respond to climate change, biodiversity loss, and other global challenges by studying their impact on health and well-being.

The University of Oulu is embedded in a health and technology ecosystem supporting rapid innovation in the field of personalised and digital medicine.

Prof. Sylvain Sebert

Project Coordinator
Sylvain is a Professor of life-course epidemiology, He combines expertise in EU project coordination and translational research with a long-lasting interest in delineating the bio-psychosocial interactions associated with the epidemic of obesity from pre-conception until adulthood. He recently managed the H2020 Projects Longitools & DynaHEALTH and is a partner in the LifeCycle, EUCAN-Connect and EarlyCause projects. Sylvain is responsible for leading the consortium and ensuring the successful delivery of the project.


Project Manager
Teija brings expertise in large-scale scientific project management, including general management, social management, budgetary and financial matters. She has participated in various projects such as the European Union’s Horizon 2020 projects DynaHEALTH and LongITools. Additionally, she is actively involved in other scientific projects and activities at the University of Oulu. In the STAGE project, Teija is responsible for day-to-day management and is dedicated to fostering a safe and friendly working atmosphere.


Researcher in Health Sciences
Her research interests revolve around healthcare professionals’ digital competence in various healthcare settings and their role in digital health implementation, usage, and evaluation to deliver quality, human-centric care. Currently finishing her doctoral studies, she is transitioning into the STAGE project as a postdoctoral researcher.


A statistician by education, he has experience in data management and analytics in research settings. His past work primarily focuses on health economics


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