Category: Industry

Flashback to the Upgraded Health Networking in Slush

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on December 18, 2016

The last day of November brought us a number of impressive health-related events during Slush 2016. For the second time, the Finnish health startup association HealthSPA organised the official health networking in the Engine Room. The goal was not only to discuss investing in health but also to bring together startups, investors,…Read More

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Brainfood for thought – Fazer explores the connection between nutrition and cognitive performance at all stages of life

Written by Maria Nygård on November 10, 2016

With its role in people’s everyday life, Fazer has a big responsibility and opportunity to continuously explore and improve healthy eating habits. Fazer Food Services alone has more than 1,200 restaurants that serve hundreds of thousands of guests every day. Based on this understanding, we at Fazer see a clear…Read More

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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

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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

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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.


The outcome of the panel discussion was that…Read More

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