Category: Startup story

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

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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 Elise Löwenthal 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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From scientific research to business idea: The Story of Fibion

Written by Elise Löwenthal 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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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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