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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

The Upgraded Metro Map

Written by merci on March 12, 2018

During the autumn of 2017, we rolled up our sleeves and implemented a cluster research about Finnish health and wellbeing startups. Our primary aim was to understand the problems and challenges startups face, to be able to help them even more. As a result of this research, we…Read More

HealthSPA is now Upgraded

Written by Welcome on February 16, 2018

After five years as HealthSPA, and being many times confused with a real spa (that we occasionally wish that we would be), we have decided to bring the name of our association closer to what we hold so dear – our annual flagship event, Upgraded Life…Read More

Announcing the first round of speakers for ULF 2018

Written by Maria Nygård on February 6, 2018

Professor Shafi Ahmed – Surgeon & futurist (LinkedIn)

Professor Shafi Ahmed is a multi award winning surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator, entrepreneur and an evangelist in augmented and virtual reality. He is a 3x TEDx and an international keynote speaker and is a faculty at Singularity University, a think tank in Silicon…Read More

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