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Osgenic raises $1 million seed round – mostly from surgeons

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 8, 2019

Osgenic, a Helsinki, Finland-based startup that develops virtual tools for surgery training, raised $1 million seed round. The round was led by a syndicate of surgeons and gaming and digital health entrepreneurs from Finland, Germany and Austria with participation from and Nordic XR Startups.

“I could not imagine a…Read More

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Abomics: In a mission to improve drug safety and personalized medicine, now also in Spain, Mexico and Colombia

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 2, 2019
Health Spa Member Abomics

A great testimony of this is the latest agreement between Diagnosticos CyC-Bioprognos and Abomics Ltd., the two health technology providers have signed a co-operation and distribution contracts.

Diagnosticos CyC-Bioprognos provides extensive, non-invasive blood testing within a wide geographical area. Covering a large proportion of the…Read More

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Regulaatioiltapäivä keräsi ennätysyleisön HealthHUBille

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 1, 2019
Health Talks

Teksti: Anna-Maria Vuorinen/Health Hub 

Ensimmäinen HealthHUBin ja Upgradedin yhteinen tapahtuma täyttyi viimeistä paikkaa myöten. Health Talks @HealthHUB: Demystifying Medical Regulations keräsi kaikkiaan 80 viranomaismääräyksistä kiinnostunutta osallistujaa Tampereelle tiistaina 19.3.

Health Talks: Demystifying Medical Regulations -tapahtumailtapäivän teemana oli valottaa lääkinnällisten laitteiden viranomaismääräyksiä ja tarjota konkreettisia työkaluja, joiden avulla regulaatioasioissa pääsee ominkin…Read More

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Letter from Kaiku Health’s CEO: Flying to Mars – digital health interventions for personalised and value-based healthcare

Written by Sara Härmälä on March 15, 2019

Our western healthcare systems are facing tremendous challenges. First of all, patient numbers continue to grow. Europe’s old-age dependency ratio (people +65 years old relative to those aged 15-64) is expected to increase from about 30% in 2016 to over 51% in 2070 (1). Secondly, we have better, more personalised,…Read More

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Smart Break grows towards international markets

Written by Sara Härmälä on March 4, 2019

Starting as an in-house start-up in Raisoft, a software and expert company in Kokkola/Finland, Smart Break is strongly targeting the international market. The networking and promotional trip to New York in February exceeded expectations.

– The goal of the trip was to build a network…Read More

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Creating high fidelity anatomical 3D models at Osgenic

Written by Elise Löwenthal on February 22, 2019

Osgenic has been striving for precise, accurate, high-resolution 3D anatomical models and creating their own materials in-house was the only way to be sure they’re not sacrificing any of the critical ingredients. For this, they’ve teamed up with award-winning 3D Medical Illustrator Matt Briggs.

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A New Era of Health Talks

Written by Sara Härmälä on January 31, 2019

Health powered by A Grid (Aalto University), Health Capital Helsinki, NewCo Helsinki, Terkko Health Hub and Upgraded are joining forces to create a series of Health Talks events, focusing on the contemporary and future topics relevant to health and life science entrepreneurship and innovations….Read More

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Bringing the Upgraded Community closer together with Slack

Written by Sara Härmälä on December 13, 2018

During this autumn Upgraded has gained several new members, and the size of the Upgraded Community has grown by almost 30%. We obviously couldn’t be happier about this development, and it makes us want to work even harder for a smoothly functioning, dynamic and supportive healthtech ecosystem.

The very foundation of…Read More

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One month of Timespace: Upgraded team sharing their experiences

Written by Elise Löwenthal on November 27, 2018

In recent years, a variety of science-based solutions have been introduced for learning and practicing mindfulness at work. Mindful work and the ability to focus are associated with increased mental performance and productivity as well as improved psychological well-being. Conversely, chronic multitasking is a potentially dangerous…Read More

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