Category: Industry

Navigil enables independent life for memory loss patients in Helsinki

Written by Iiris Tyni on June 25, 2019

The City of Helsinki provides Navigil’s wristwatches to approximately two hundred customers who suffer from memory loss diseases such as dementia. Customers can live at home, and if they leave outside a predesignated area, they can be tracked and contacted without any delay with the built-in mobile phone of Navigil’s…Read More

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We mapped the Health Ecosystem of Turku Business Region

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on May 31, 2019

One goal of Upgraded is to help startups navigate through different ecosystem organisations and find the relevant collaborators. We continue our initiative to map the main health innovation ecosystems in Finland for the benefit of our community but also the international organisations interested in the Finnish market. Last year…Read More

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Development and innovation activities benefit from the secondary use of health and social data act

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on May 16, 2019

The new act of secondary use of health and social data enables more possibilities for developing new innovative solutions in health and wellbeing services.

The act states that it is now possible to use customer and register data created in health services to other uses than originally intended. The secondary uses…Read More

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Finnish age-tech startups and innovators got introduced to the developing market in Russia

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on April 23, 2019

The first ever conference dedicated to the Russian market of age-tech solutions was held in St. Petersburg in April. Finnish companies and innovators were invited to share their practices and get introduced to the developing market of age-tech solutions in Russia. Among the speakers, were Ville Niemijärvi from our member…Read More

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How to develop aging tech? Ask Finland.

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on February 6, 2019

Our neighbors in Russia from the project called “Vozrastech” asked Upgraded team to share experience and insights on the state of Aging Tech in Finland.

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Triumf digital health intervention: Play is the way to healthier life

Written by Sara Härmälä on January 7, 2019

Author: Riin Tark

Digital health interventions such as the Triumf game have great potential as health improving scalable tools by contributing to the effectiveness, accessibility and personalisation of healthcare delivery. However, digital health interventions (as any other intervention) need to be evaluated using proper research methodology in…Read More

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Go to German market with Digital Health & Care 4.0

Written by Sara Härmälä on December 10, 2018

Digital Health & Care 4.0 supports small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) to bring Nordic health tech and digital care to the German market. The project enrols companies from all five Nordic countries through cluster-to-cluster collaboration, and provides a structured path guiding the companies from initial introduction to the German…Read More

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Health Awards 2019 finalists published – Upgraded members Popit and Huoleti compete for the Health Innovation of the Year -award!

Written by Sara Härmälä on December 5, 2018

The HEALTH ACT and the HEALTH INNOVATION of the year will be awarded on January 24th, 2019 in Health Awards & Foresight Forum event. The Foresight Forum brings together the contributors, decision makers, achievements, innovators and rising stars. The goal is to give visibility and recognition to the top achievements (Health…Read More

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