Category: News

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

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

Startupit herättivät paljon kiinnostusta Parasta Aikaa -tapahtumassa

Written by Iiris Tyni on November 5, 2018

Upgraded vei osana Tekno-hanketta neljä startup-yritystä esittäytymään Parasta Aikaa -tapahtumaan 25.10.2018 Finlandia-talolle. Parasta Aikaa on ikääntyvien hyvinvointiin keskittyvä moniammatillinen koulutustapahtuma, jonka järjestää Tehy ry. Tapahtuman kohderyhmänä olivat sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon ammattilaiset, johtajat, päättäjät ja opiskelijat.

Nyt neljättä kertaa järjestetyssä tapahtumassa oli kävijöitä yhteensä noin 1000 ja…Read More

Slush 2018 highlights: healthtech and life-science side-events and program

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on October 29, 2018

Traditionally, we’ve collected a list of  healthtech and life-science focused program happening before, during and after Slush (4-5.12) that might be interesting for innovators in health and wellness.

Side events

Healthtech Networking event for startups

Time: 3.12. at 18.00-22.00
Place: Maria01, Vertical premises
Organiser: Pfizer in collaboration with Inventure and Vertical
Check full…Read More

Co-creating the Future of the Finnish HealthTech Industry

Written by Sara Härmälä on September 21, 2018

Alone we can do so little; 
Together we can do so much!

This famous quote by the famous American author, political activist and lecturer Helen Keller is true in many contexts – and not least in the HealthTech Startup Industry. To implement that beautiful thought, Upgraded had its first ever Annual…Read More

Yliopistosairaaloiden tutkimusrahoituksen leikkaus nakertaisi terveysinnovaatioiden tulevaisuutta

Written by Sara Härmälä on August 22, 2018

YLE uutisoi tiistaina 21.8.2018 valtiovarainministeriön kaavailevan jopa neljänneksen leikkauksia yliopistosairaaloiden tutkimusrahoitukseen. Euroissa tämä tarkoittaisi jopa kuuden miljoonan vähennystä kliiniselle tutkimukselle elintärkeään rahoitukseen.

Tutkimusrahoituksen leikkauksella olisi erittäin negatiivinen vaikutus myös kaikille suomalaisille terveysalan innovaatioille ja kehitykselle. Suomalainen terveysteknologia-ala on ollut merkittävässä kasvussa…Read More

New Director at Upgraded!

Written by Sara Härmälä on June 18, 2018

Time really flies when you’re having fun – I can’t believe I’ve been part of Upgraded already for almost a month now. Since I had a bit of a jump-start joining the team the same week we had Upgraded Life Festival, a little introduction now that the dust has settled…Read More

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