Category: Industry

Restocking Apteekki [App-Tech-iŋ]

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on October 19, 2017

The English word pharmacy, or a drug store, directs us to think of mainly pharmaceutical products. As the holistic healthcare has come here to stay, it’s good to be reminded that prescripted technical devices and apps are part of the deal too, and will increasingly be part of the home-care…Read More

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

Navigating the health ecosystem with digital innovators

Written by Raisamiina Rimpelä on March 31, 2017

“We put stuff into airplanes. If it doesn´t work, people die.”

This is how my Australian colleague, a true sharpshooting salesman, described Garmin´s key differentiator within the fiercely competed wearable market. This is as good as a sales argument can get. Especially if you use it with…Read More

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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