Category: Technology

Why “big data” needs to be made small

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on October 9, 2017
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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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Flashback to the Upgraded Health Networking in Slush

Written by Elena Prokofyeva on December 18, 2016

The last day of November brought us a number of impressive health-related events during Slush 2016. For the second time, the Finnish health startup association HealthSPA organised the official health networking in the Engine Room. The goal was not only to discuss investing in health but also to bring together startups, investors,…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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”I’ve been anxiously waiting for this future to come for nine years”

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on May 9, 2016

”It really is high time we move from nursing to healthcare,” says Francke.

Patrick Francke believes and trusts in data. In his opinion, health should be managed above all based on data.

”I’ve been anxiously waiting for this future to come for nine years. Now at last I…Read More

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Smart Recovery Solutions

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 29, 2016

As the Finnish race season approaches, runners all over Finland are deep into training mode. Kilometers, paces, and heart rates are being tracked and logged. Each tempo run is faster and every long run is longer than the last. But what about rest and recovery? How many are…Read More

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Social Connection is a Gateway to Mental and Physical Health – But How Does IT Work Online?

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on April 13, 2016

Functional relationships to friends, family and other loved ones are an important source of mental resilience and wellbeing, as well as physical health. According to research, loneliness and isolation are a connected to increased mortality rates, thereby constituting a severe health risk factor. In terms of mental health, research…Read More

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