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The hottest health and IoT startups from the birthplace of the smart phone, Tampere, Finland, present at Slush

Slush 2016

Tampere brings the hottest startups and most promising university spinoffs in the fields of health and IoT to Slush Nov 30th and Dec 1st.

Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea, Invest in Finland in Tampere, Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere bring seven health startups and two university spinoffs, and four IoT startups and three university spinoffs to the biggest startup and tech happening of the year, Slush. The startups and spinoffs, as well as their products, are at display at Tampere stand (6A.2).

At the stand and at the side event we have the following startups:

NurseBuddy is an award-winning care management and communication software for all stakeholders in the care loop: families, care providers, public nurses and care workers. NurseBuddy brings real-time and transparent communication for all people concerned. The Company has been listed as a TOP-35 innovative healthcare technology provider in Europe. Contact: Simo Hännikkälä, CEO & co-founder (+358 40 5813 613
simo@nursebuddy.co, www.nursebuddy.co)

W2E (Wellness Warehouse Engine). Wellness data integrations should not be at healthcare companies or organisation’s core. W2E provides convenient API to consumer’s personal wellness data from most popular gadget brands through a single integration point - Data as a Service, including managing end-user’s consents. In full compliance with the strict rules for managing sensitive, personal data within EU from 2018 - already now.' Contact: Harri Honko (+358 40 5331437, harri.honko@w2e.fi www.w2e.fi)

Neuro Event Labs began 2015 as spin-off of Intopalo to focus on developing and commercialising epilepsy seizure detection system. We want to help people suffering from epilepsy in getting diagnosis and best possible treatment faster by enabling them active role in process in collaboration with healthcare professionals. We develop scalable solutions for registering data about patients’ epilepsy seizures by using video and other sensors. This is combined with smart analytics to help medical staff to use the data efficiently. Contact: Kaapo Annala (+358 50 3729094, kaapo@neuroeventlabs.com, www.neuroeventlabs.com)

FORCIOT® Ltd delivers high-quality sensor-based IOT solutions and provide related integration services. Our revolutionary FORCIOT® MEASUREMENT SYSTEM can be integrated into products and equipment to accurately and dynamically measure Force, Power, Weight, Explosive power, Balance and Motion in real-time. FORCIOT® technology is based on expertise from a highly experienced engineering team flavored with researchers in wearable and stretschable electronics from Tampere University of Technology. We have extensive knowledge in sensor technologies, consumer electronics and global business. Contact: Tytti Julkunen, CMO (+358 50 4877357, tytti.julkunen@forciot.com, www.forciot.com)

TreLab Ltd is a high-tech company, which has developed a wireless smart measurement solution (SmartTags, Smart Data Mill). TreLab solution, used by tens of customers, improves real-time operational view on critical legacy Industrial Equipment and facilities. Fast, simply, and cost-efficiently. Contact: Kimmo Saarela, CEO (act.) (+358 50 596 7916, kimmo.saarela@trelab.fi, www.trelab.fi)

Injeq is the Smart Needle Company transform major medical device segments including Spinal Needles, Ultrasound Guidance and Biopsy. The initial market segment European neonatal lumbar punctures, with market entry in 2017. The products have been performing well in clinical test including lumbar puncture and liver tumor biopsy studies. Contact: Kai Krontröm, CEO (+358 040 751 6763, kai.kronstrom@injeq.com, www.injeq.com)

Movendos provides comprehensive solutions for holistic health and wellness screening, high quality individual coaching and on-line coaching technology. Movendos develops new cost effective service models related to workplace wellness, public sector and occupational health and rehabilitation service providers. We help individuals to adopt new habits and sustained positive change. Movendos solution has been developed based on the medical device directive (MDD) requirements. Contact: Paula Mäkeläinen, Account Director (+358 50 405 9940, paula.makelainen@movendos.com, www.movendos.com/en)

Moodmetric provides unique technology for real-time stress and recovery management. The Moodmetric ring and app are the simplest solution to measure stress and recovery. Understand the stress load fluctuation and long term changes in life just by wearing the ring. Take the benefit of the Moodmetric continuous measurement and real-time feedback to find individual balance between stress and recovery. Contact: Niina Venho, CEO (+358-40-710 4087, niina.venho@moodmetric.com, www.moodmetric.com)

BrainCare Oy is a Tampere University of Technology spin-off company founded in 2013. Our mission is to deliver personalized solutions to improve the quality of life of epilepsy patients. We have developed the world's first medical grade mobile application for epilepsy monitoring and committed to the cause on a personal level. Contact: Jukka-Pekka Pirhonen, R&D Engineer, BrainCare Oy (+358 40 5595368
jp@braincare.fi, www.braincare.fi)

Quva Oy is an industrial big data integration and analytics company. With Quva® Flow SaaS we help our customers to develop their business through utilization of all data they are collecting. We focus on themes such as predictive quality analytics and maintenance. Altogether we have 14 stock listed companies as customers including SSAB, Outokumpu, ABB, Outotec, and Valmet. Contact: Emil Ackerman, Managing Director (+358 45 208 6816, emil.ackerman@quva.fi, www.quva.fi/en)

Wirepas is focused on providing the most reliable, optimized, scalable and easy to use device connectivity for its customers. Wirepas Connectivity is a de-centralized radio communications protocol that can be used in any device, with any radio chip and on any radio band. With Wirepas Connectivity there is no need for traditional repeaters because every wireless device is a smart router of the network. The connected devices form the network - easy as that. Wirepas has its headquarters in Tampere, Finland and offices in Brazil, France, Germany, South Korea, the UK and the United States. Contact: Sebastian Linko, Vice President, Marketing and Communications (+358 40 023 6607, sebastian.linko@wirepas.com, www.wirepas.com)
 

At the stand and at the side event we have the following university spinoffs:

MurMur project developes a concept on an experiental chair. MurMur chair adapts to its environment in offices and social spacies and creates a relaxed and playful athmosphere with the help of service design, sencor technology and IoT solutions. To Slush MurMur brings something that tickles. Contact: Annakaisa Kultima (Annakaisa.Kultima@uta.fi, 050-4437258)

Collo provides all-new onsite monitoring and optimization solutions for particle–liquid processes in industry. ColloProbe is an electrical analyzer that can be connected directly to a production line and used for observing the state of particles in liquids and gathering real-time information on the state of suspension. Contact: Matti Järveläinen (+358 40 574 2980, matti.jarvelainen@tut.fi)

CardiomeDIC introduces revolutionary improvements in clinical decision-making by enabling non-invasive optical movement sensing and deformation analysis of the heart during open heart surgery. These innovations support clinicians’ decision-making, produce the best possible patient outcome, ensure shorter hospitalization and thus also result in improved cost-efficiency. Contact: Mikko Hokka (+358 4084 90132, mikko.hokka@tut.fi)

FIBRobotics has created the robotics-based ‘FIBRobot’ platform for the mechanical characterization of fibrous and fibre-reinforced materials. FIBRobot enables significant improvements in the processability of individual fibres, improves production output, minimises measurement inaccuracies and improves measurement repeatability. The industrial applications of the innovation include fibre-reinforced composites, textiles, paper & packaging, circular economy and biomedicine. Contact: Mathias von Essen (Mathias.vonessen@tut.fi, +358 40 849 0019)

AdaptOS is the world’s first synthetic bone graft substitute that can be used similarly to native bone. It is a novel, fully synthetic porous composite biomaterial that promotes 3D-bone regeneration in any shaped defect. The materials are safe for the patient and the solution brings to the market a highly cost-efficient and versatile alternative to traditional grafts. Contact: Kaarlo Paakinaho, D.Sc. (kaarlo.paakinaho@tut.fi, +358 40 8490 975)

More information about the stand and about the Get Healthy and Connected event:

Communications Manager Anna-Krista Sorvoja
Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea
+358 50 572 0607
anna-krista.sorvoja@tredea.fi

Communications Manager Eeva Kiiskinen
Tampere3 process
+358 40 558 0103
eeva.kiiskinen@tut.fi

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