Category: Startup story

Physilect: Supporting Physical Therapy using Visual Feedback Technology

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on February 20, 2018

In recent years, social and mobile gaming has grown rapidly. Considering the popularity of these tools, this gamification approach could also be applied within the healthcare and rehabilitation setting. To promote patient empowerment, the most successful new tools appear to incorporate two factors: entertainment (self-motivation) and relevant therapeutic…Read More

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Giving is receiving – The story of Huoleti

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on January 9, 2018

Huoleti is about communities and empowerment. It’s a mobile app for ill, troubled or worried and their loved ones to find others, to ask for and receive help and share experiences easily. People are willing to help and connect with…Read More

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Why “big data” needs to be made small

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on October 9, 2017
Nightingale- Antti Kangas - Why “big data” needs to be made small

Wearables, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, have spread quickly, generating an enormous amount of biometric data for us to interpret. With a plethora of sensors available on the market and personal health data stored in the cloud, you’d think it would be easy for us to take…Read More

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The secret ingredient of high-class health technology – human to human interface

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 10, 2017

During the past years it’s been somewhat trendy to measure  all kinds of data. The most enthusiastic but rare individuals collect data and curves of almost every daily activity and physical phenomenon of their body. For most, the enthusiasm for data collection and measurement is short-term and doesn’t…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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Storing Health Data is Not as Easy as it Looks Like

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on June 22, 2016

Chino.io aims at simplifying this job for EU digital health businesses

Chino.io, a startup that is part of Vertical accelerator, wants to fix this problem and help companies to solve security and data protection compliance issues when storing health data.

The digitalization of Health services is changing the health system…Read More

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Three Steps for Achieving Top Results in International Healthcare

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on June 20, 2016

At Netmedi, our mission is to create the leading digital solutions for data-driven, personalized health care. The company, founded in 2012 by five software developers deeply passionate about health care technology, has now grown to team of 15 dedicated employees. Kaiku® Health, our platform for collecting and analyzing patient-reported…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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