Category: Industry

Smart Recovery Solutions

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 29, 2016

As the Finnish race season approaches, runners all over Finland are deep into training mode. Kilometers, paces, and heart rates are being tracked and logged. Each tempo run is faster and every long run is longer than the last. But what about rest and recovery? How many are…Read More

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Social Connection is a Gateway to Mental and Physical Health – But How Does IT Work Online?

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 13, 2016

Functional relationships to friends, family and other loved ones are an important source of mental resilience and wellbeing, as well as physical health. According to research, loneliness and isolation are a connected to increased mortality rates, thereby constituting a severe health risk factor. In terms of mental health, research…Read More

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Keep Up with Upgraded Life Festival 2016: Get to Know Speakers

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 11, 2016

This year this one-day event will occupy the whole first floor of Academic Medical Center Helsinki, gathering up to 1 000+ participants and 70+ exhibitors from different areas of the health, wellbeing and technology. Read More

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Improving the daily life of cancer patients

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 1, 2016

Finland is one of the leading countries in cancer treatment. Yet, there is room for improvement. Now, HUCH Comprehensive Cancer Center, Novartis Finland, UPM, HealthSPA, Helsinki Business Hub and Sitra are together launching the Kertomalla paranee (‘improve by sharing’) project that aims to identify the real needs of patients and…Read More

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Big waves of health tech – and how Fjuul is riding them

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 15, 2016

“What you do today, affects how you live tomorrow”

Some call it a health revolution, others think of it as a bypassing trend. However you see the current obsessions with fitness, health and wellness, one thing is for sure – it’s not going away. In 2015 we saw a…Read More

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How it all started? Interview with HealthSPA

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 4, 2016

Usually at this blog we are sharing the stories of startups and industry professionals. This time we, HealthSPA happen to be on another side of  an interview table. Listen to the episode about HealthSPA, Upgraded Life Festival and Nordic Health Investment Day at Fulltime HEL Podcast.

http://www.gregorypellechi.com/2016/03/fulltime-hel-episode-18-healthspa/

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Fitness Should Be For Everyone

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on February 11, 2016

Some people do sports because they need to lose weight, some people do it to be social and some people just simply do it for fun. There is a company that provides something for everyone.

SportSetter was founded in 2012 by Niko Karstikko, a Finnish guy who spent his youth…Read More

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HealthSPA x TietoXHub x Fazer

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on February 6, 2016

We have already shared the news with you that HealthSPA teams up with TietoXHub and Fazer to rediscover the future of the food experience. But perhaps you want to know more.
TietoXHub and Fazer Food Services organized a 48 hour…Read More

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