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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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20 companies chosen to Kasvu Open’s Future Health and Wellbeing growth track – five of them Upgraded members

Written by Sara Härmälä on May 6, 2019

Out of altogether 68 high-level applicants, 20 companies have been chosen to Future Health and Wellbeing Growth track in Kasvu Open 2019. The companies are very versatile representing different kinds of innovations in care and wellbeing solutions, drug development, occupational welfare and diagnostics. All of these 20 growth-minded companies’ share…Read More

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Bono Health one of the seven startups chosen to Veikkaus Innovation Challenge Week

Written by Sara Härmälä on May 3, 2019

The startups to join the Veikkaus Innovation Challenge Week on 20–24 May have been chosen. Altogether 17 startups were interviewed, and seven of them were chosen for the esports themed innovation week. The startups chosen for the innovation week to be organized at Veikkaus’ head office are the Belgian Zender, German…Read More

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Meru Health raises $4.2M in Funding and Publishes Strong Clinical Outcomes

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 26, 2019

Meru Health is happy to announce a $4.2M in Series Seed financing from Freestyle Capital, Bonit Capital, Y Combinator, Lifeline Ventures and IT-Farm. This financing will support us with additional clinical validation and preparation for larger scale rollout to health systems and large employers in several states across the U.S.

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Upgraded Life Festival is dead – long live Health100

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 24, 2019

Upgraded Life Festival has been around for six years. When we started, it was something new and exciting. We created the festival because we wanted to bring together all the relevant stakeholders in health to discuss, connect and push forward innovation and imaginative new solutions.

The festival has been a…Read More

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Kaiku Health is looking for Digital Product Designer

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 17, 2019

Kaiku Health is looking for design professionals to join their product team in Helsinki. You will take part in building our next generation digital patient monitoring and guidance platform that improves the outcomes of cancer treatments.

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Osgenic raises $1 million seed round – mostly from surgeons

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 8, 2019

Osgenic, a Helsinki, Finland-based startup that develops virtual tools for surgery training, raised $1 million seed round. The round was led by a syndicate of surgeons and gaming and digital health entrepreneurs from Finland, Germany and Austria with participation from icebreaker.vc and Nordic XR Startups.

“I could not imagine a…Read More

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Abomics: In a mission to improve drug safety and personalized medicine, now also in Spain, Mexico and Colombia

Written by Sara Härmälä on April 2, 2019
Health Spa Member Abomics

A great testimony of this is the latest agreement between Diagnosticos CyC-Bioprognos and Abomics Ltd., the two health technology providers have signed a co-operation and distribution contracts.

Diagnosticos CyC-Bioprognos provides extensive, non-invasive blood testing within a wide geographical area. Covering a large proportion of the…Read More

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