Category: Industry

From scientific research to business idea: The Story of Fibion

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on November 7, 2016

Implementing research evidence into practice is a very challenging but rewarding  process. This is an inspiring story about a group of researchers, who came up with an unique business idea while working on their scientific research projects. They identified the underestimated problem of excessive sitting in modern life…Read More

Lääkäri uuden edessä

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on October 13, 2016

“Digitalisaation puhutaan haastavan sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluja sekä samalla tuovan mahdollisuuden tarkastella kokonaan uudenlaisia toimintamalleja. Terveysteknologian mahdollisuudet alkoivat kiinnostaa, kun mikään 50:stä erikoisalasta ei tuntunut täysin omalta. Edellisvuonna yritin aktiivisesti etsiä alan koulutuksia ja mietin missä saisi jakaa ajatuksiaan innostuneiden koodarien ja pelialan ihmisten sekä yritysten ja lainsäädännön päälle ymmärtävien kanssa….Read More

Solving Hard Problems in Healthcare. Startup Perspective.

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on September 27, 2016

On Upgraded Life TALKS vol. 1 we gathered all the bright minds, starting from healthcare professionals and medical students, to startups and industry players, and talked about the future of healthcare and it’s current problems.

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The outcome of the panel discussion was that…Read More

Upgraded Life TALKS

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on September 8, 2016

During the past years Upgraded Life Festival, the annual event organised by Finnish Health Startup Association HealthSPA, became not only a focal moment for the whole health ecosystem, place to follow on the trends of the industry, create valuable connections and exchange experience….Read More

Meet the HealthSPA team

Written by Maria Nygård on September 6, 2016

At the moment we have three ladies working full-time at the office in Otaniemi – Hanna, Bogdana and Maria. Every day is full of excitement including meetings with new startups and partners, plus planning the upcoming Upgraded Life Festival 2017 and other events. The fantastic support team behind the HealthSPA…Read More

Elderly Care of the 21st Century

Written by Maria Nygård on September 1, 2016

The goal of the study unit is to help nursing and public health nursing students familiarise themselves with technological solutions that support the well-being and functionality of the elderly as well as their independent coping at home. The other goal is to assess the suitability of technology for the elderly and…Read More

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