Written by Elena Prokofyeva on November 8, 2017
We have collected the main Health & Wellbeing related events happening around Slush week. For the most comprehensive list of official side-events and up-to-date agenda, check the Slush website. You can also get yourself introduced to more than 200 startups (by choosing the HEALTH&WELLBEING tag).
Written by Elena Prokofyeva on October 9, 2017
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
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
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
Written by Bogdana 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
Written by Bogdana 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
Written by Bogdana on May 9, 2016
The Netherlands will be represented at the Upgraded Life Festival held in Helsinki on the 31st of May. Several organisations from the innovative Dutch health sector will be present. The Netherlands has a strong position in Life Sciences & Health, but why are the Dutch so passionate about health?
Written by Bogdana on May 3, 2016
This year, HealthSPA is hosting the third and largest Upgraded Life Festival. Between the first and second year of ULF, attendance more than doubled and the number of companies participating as exhibitors increased by approximately 35%. This year, with about one month still to go before the…Read More
Written by Bogdana 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
Written by Bogdana 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