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HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE IN OULU Companies 2019/2020 | Oulu, Finland


CONTENTS OULUHEALTH.........................................................4 9SOLUTIONS..........................................................6 ADMESCOPE...........................................................8 BIOACTIVE BONE SUBSTITUTES ...................... 10 BITTIUM................................................................ 12 CERENION............................................................. 14 CGI.......................................................................... 16 CHAIN ANTIMICROBIALS..................................... 18 DETECTION TECHNOLOGY................................20 DIGIFUNDUS.........................................................22 EXIOPS...................................................................24 FASCIAWEAR.........................................................26 GINOLIS.................................................................28 GOODWILLER......................................................30 HALTIAN................................................................32 HEAD INSTRUMENTS...........................................34 HEALTH INNOVATION ACADEMY.......................36 INNOKAS MEDICAL..............................................38 INNOMENTARIUM...............................................40 ISTOC.....................................................................42 KIPUWEX.............................................................. 44 LIKELLE................................................................. 46 LOJER GROUP...................................................... 48 MAKNEE...............................................................50 MECTALENT..........................................................52 MEDANETS............................................................54 MEDIRACER...........................................................56 MEDKIT..................................................................58 MEKITEC...............................................................60 MONIDOR..............................................................62 MOVESOLE........................................................... 64 NE DEVICE SW..................................................... 66 NEAGEN................................................................ 68 NEAR REAL........................................................... 70 NEUROSONIC....................................................... 72 NOVASANO...........................................................74 NUKUTE................................................................76 OPTOMED.............................................................78 OTOMETRI...........................................................80 ŌURA.....................................................................82 PARAS BIOPHARMACEUTICALS......................... 84 PEDIHEALTH........................................................ 86 PEHUTEC.............................................................. 88 PEILI VISION.........................................................90 PHARMATORY......................................................92 POLAR ELECTRO................................................. 94 PROWELLNESS.................................................... 96 QLU....................................................................... 98 QUIETON........................................................... 100 SCANDICODE..................................................... 102 SCREENTEC........................................................ 104 SEP SOLUTIONS................................................ 106 SOLANI............................................................... 108 TECINSPIRE.........................................................110 TESTILABS............................................................112 TIETO....................................................................114 TIMEGATE.............................................................116 TOPCON HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS EMEA......118 USBIMED............................................................ 120 2 WEELA................................................................. 122 HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE IN OULU

710

MILLION EUROS will be invested to the infrastructure development by the city of Oulu in the coming years.

Oulu Metropolitan Area:

250.000 people

120

nationalities

#1

in R&D investment in Finland, among the top in the EU Oulu region is growing and developing fast, offering a comprehensive selection of business opportunities and a solid platform to launch them. Thanks to its ideal location, Oulu is – among other things – also a perfect gateway to large and evolving Nordic markets.

Read more at oulu.com.

38.5

is the average age of the people in Oulu – that is one of the youngest in Europe

35%

with university degree


HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE IN OULU Health & life science connects disciplines from medical technology, e-health, bio and wellness sectors.

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would like to present you with our comprehensive Health & Life Science Company Catalogue, which gathers information about Oulu’s ecosystem and successful companies in the region. Take a closer look at what the city offers in terms of business opportunities, research and innovations. I hope you will discover that Oulu with its professional know-how, unique test environments and enthusiastic entrepreneurs, is the

Oulu, a city that has twice been selected as the smartest city in Europe, is a recognised leader in the field of health technology. Its health & life science sector is getting stronger and, undoubtedly, this field will see increased investment in the future. The companies will continue to grow and serve their customers effectively both in domestic and global markets.

perfect place to grow your business.

Best regards,

The Oulu region, which is the second largest health tech centre in Finland, has developed technologies that are used daily by nearly 3 billion people. There is a high number of companies in the health and life science sector, with many hi-tech companies. They offer world-class expertise and expand to international markets. These companies are a part of the OuluHealth ecosystem, which fosters cooperation between its stakeholders, creates novel solutions to global healthcare challenges and stimulates economic growth in the region.

Heidi Tikanmäki

Key Account Director Health & Life Science BusinessOulu +358 40 542 0007 Heidi.tikanmaki@businessoulu.com www.businessoulu.com


OULUHEALTH, MERGING HEALTH, LIFE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INTO INNOVATION The thing that differentiates Oulu is its unique OuluHealth ecosystem, one of the leading ecosystems in Europe. It seamlessly combines business and scientific disciplines from the fields of med-tech, diagnostics, e-Health, pharmaceuticals, bioeconomy, health, and wellness. The ecosystem also makes use of Oulu’s long expertise in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as well as micro- and nanotechnologies.

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Providing the highest standard of health care requires intensive and close collaboration between partners from many different disciplines in an environment that stimulates development and spurs innovation. The OuluHealth ecosystem brings this idea forward by developing a shared strategy between health providers, such as Oulu University Hospital, research institutes such as the Centre for Health and Technology (CHT), scientists, industry partners, and the city of Oulu. Its stakeholders support

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introducing innovations, creating health-tech business opportunities, and delivering more effective healthcare services for the benefit of citizens. In addition to this, the ecosystem stands for important economic growth in the region as it stimulates creating jobs in the private sector. In addition to this, the ecosystem stands for important economic growth in the region as it stimulates creating jobs in the private sector.


UNIQUE TEST ENVIRONMENT The ecosystem’s most significant component is the OuluHealth Labs, a one-of-a-kind, test and development environment, which consists of three test beds: OYS TestLab, Oamk SimLab and Oulu WelfareLab. They are all equipped with state-of-the-art pilot facilities to test products, services or procedures under authentic conditions and with genuine users. Additionally, the OYS TestLab includes a digital testbed for electronic health record integration.

Novel cutting-edge research is done in Oulu’s biotech labs. Biocenter Oulu is undoubtedly a leader in this field. The city is also home to the Northern Finland Biobank Borealis, which enables the research community to study high-resolution images instead of tissue samples. Oulu strives to maintain its position as one of the most innovative hubs in the world and the platform upon which future healthcare is being built. » www.ouluhealth.fi More info:

Ms. Salla Hirvonen Network Director, Ouluhealth Ecosystem, BusinessOulu +358 40 542 0007 salla.hirvoen@businessoulu.com


HELPING TO CARE 9Solutions is the leading provider of indoor location based safety, communications and smart care solutions.

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e develop and sell a range of hardware, an application and a software and IoT system designed to meet the needs of our healthcare community to increase safety, efficiency and quality of care in care homes, hospitals and home care.

In addition we offer a comprehensive technology service platform for home care to support safe and independent living of elderly people. This includes care phone, smart care and eHealth systems and an alarm center software and mobile app for domiciliary care.

The 9Solutions system includes a real-time locating personal safety, nurse call, access control, asset

Our mission is to provide leading technology solutions to our customers to secure safe, quality care, and

tracking and patient transfer management systems.

ensure ageing with dignity. Âť www.9solutions.com

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ADME-TOX – TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS Admescope Ltd is a privately owned, contract research organisation (CRO) providing the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and veterinary industry with premium quality tailor-made services to drug discovery and development in the area of ADME-Tox.

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ur service offering is widely spread over the whole ADME-Tox area. Admescope’s top-notch expertise

lies in in vitro & in vivo drug metabolism; including metabolite profiling & identification, drug-drug interactions, early pharmacokinetics and quantitative bioanalysis. The right assays are always available, whether in the discovery, lead optimisation or preclinical development phase. The level of data interpretation can also be customised according to customer preferences.

In addition to small molecules and peptides Admescope provides services also for large molecules. Service Offering • In vitro Metabolism • In vivo DMPK • Drug Interactions • Quantitative Bioanalysis • Permeability and Transporters • Physicochemistry and Binding • In vitro Toxicology • Biologics » www.admescope.com

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PIONEERING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN BONE REGENERATION BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes (BBS) is a biomedical technology company developing innovative next generation, biologically active medical device implants to be used in orthopedic surgery. BBS has its production facilities in Reisjärvi. In September 2015, BBS received an authorization for manufacturing medicinal substances from FIMEA.

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BS’s core competence is in R&D and manufacturing

next generation bone substitute implants. Currently the preclinical tests and clinical trial required for sales lisence, CE Mark, application have been done. BBS will initially enter the foot and ankle area and at a later stage it will expand to other areas such as spinal fusions. Pastes for bone substitute implants are to be used in bone healing problems. The implant is based on reindeer bone protein extract containing the whole spectrum of natural bone growth factors and proteins. The combination of the extract and optimized scaffold material is the solution of BBS for an ideal bone

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substitute to be used in key indication areas as an osteoconductive/osteoinductive bone void filler. The products are aimed at orthopaedic, trauma dental, maxillofacial and veterinary indications. The trade name is ARTEBONE®. BBS is globally wellconnected with orthobiologic companies. The CEO, Pekka Jalovaara (MD, Ph.D., Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery), is an internationally highly recognized expert in the field of bone healing. The patent portfolio is comprehensive. » www.bbs-artebone.fi


CONNECTIVITY TO BE TRUSTED Bittium is a trusted Nordic high-tech company with over 30 years of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies and biosignal processing. The company creates connectivity solutions for reliable, secure communications, and provides medical technology solutions in biosignals measuring.

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ittium offers medical technology in measurement and monitoring of biosignals for cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Bittium develops cutting-edge

Bittium also provides high-quality R&D services for Healthcare and Medical sector. Our offering consists of complete, customized IoT solutions, including endto-end development services and all components

technology for cardiac applications such as holtering, cardiac telemetry and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as high-end EEG solutions for TMS-EEG and fMRI-EEG applications, remote monitoring EEG applications and emergency EEG applications. The products meet European Union medical CE requirements and the company’s quality system meets ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 directive MDD 93/42/EEC requirements.

of the solution, such as monitoring devices with sensors and wireless radios, applications, cloud-based services, device management, and maintenance. On the information security side, the Bittium SafeMove® Mobile VPN solution helps healthcare organizations improve the efficiency of mobile care workers by ensuring simple and highly secure remote access to critical clinical systems. » www.bittium.com

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THE NEXT-GENERATION BRAIN MONITORING COMPANY Cerenion Oy develops the world’s first practical method for measuring the brain function of intensive care patients. Our patented Cerenion C-Trend® technology aims to reveal the status of the brain as one simple score – at the bed-side and without requiring any changes to the care of the patient.

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n the Intensive Care Units (ICU) of hospitals today, the measurement of brain function is missing from the

Our clinically studied method provides the first truly objective and practical index for evaluating the

arsenal of vital signs available to the doctor. Yet, brainrelated complications are very common – between 50-80% of ICU patients are affected – and these greatly impact the care given.

condition of the brain and its recovery after a serious medical incident. The measure provides invaluable real-time information on the state of the brain that has far-reaching applications in all hospital environments as well as ambulatory care.

After extensive scientific research conducted at the University of Oulu and the Oulu University Hospital, we have developed the world’s first practical method for reading the “pulse” of the brain as a simple score. Our solution works by combining standard EEGmeasurement with advanced machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence.

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The technology has the potential of improving both the quality and the cost of intensive care. » www.cerenion.com


EXPERIENCE THE COMMITMENT CGI is the fifth largest independent ICT service provider in the world and a trusted partner in health care and the welfare sector in Finland as well as globally.

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inland is one of CGI’s most important R&D locations and health care competence centres, employing doctors, nurses and social care professionals among ICT professionals. By combining different kinds of professionals and local developer ecosystems, CGI ensures that the provided solutions serve the real client’s needs in the best possible way. With deep experience in developing and integrating business and in clinical and IT solutions for public and private sector health organizations across Europe and North America, CGI helps clients anticipate challenges and achieve real transformation. Additionally, CGI’s client proximity business model promotes understanding of local markets and political environments while leveraging CGI’s global capabilities and delivery systems to provide the best-fit and most cost-effective solutions. » www.cgi.fi

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CHAIN ANTIMICROBIALS

CHAIN ANTIMICROBIALS LTD Chain Antimicrobials Oy has developed a highly effective, antimicrobial coated catheters to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs). We have a dedicated team of experts involved in the design and development of coated catheters aiming to minimize the risks of CAUTIs.

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HAIN Antimicrobials Ltd has developed an effective solution to restrict the spread of CAUTIs. Our lead product, peptide-coated catheters (PAC) have shown positive results in in-vitro studies. The tests show a

The widespread usage of PAC may even curb these infections completely. This product will improve the quality of life of patients, reduce the severity of UTIs and the financial burden on patients or healthcare provider,

high promise of success in preventing the spread of HAIs, especially the Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections. The preclinical and clinical studies are in progress to test the efficacy of the product in animals and human patients.

resulting in no extra days spent in the hospital. In short, the lives of the patients is significantly improved with the use of our product.

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FOREKNOW. FORESAVE. Detection Technology is the most trusted partner imaging the unknown by creating foresight capabilities quicker to discover and prevent threats. Our solutions contribute to the improvement of people’s health and safety daily.

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e are a global provider of off-the-shelf and customized X-ray imaging solutions for medical, security and industrial applications. Our product portfolio ranges from photodiodes to complete detector systems with ASICs, electronics, mechanics

We know that tiny details done right make a big difference, and that’s why we are always pushing the edge of design for a better quality. When it comes to people’s health and safety, only reliable and robust solutions are acceptable.

and software. Our solutions meet the performance and reliability requirements of the most stringent applications, such as high-end computed tomography (CT) systems. We are one of the few companies selected by the largest medical CT manufacturers to supply high-performance CT detectors to the most stringent medical solutions in the world.

With 30% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of net sales we have exceeded the market growth for over five years. We have over 200 active customers in 40 countries. Detection Technology employs over 500 people in Finland, China, France and the US. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland. » www.deetee.com

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EXPERTS IN EYE-DISEASEMONITORING SERVICES We are a leading provider of eye-disease-monitoring services in Finland. Our endeavour is to streamline the healthcare processes linked with eye diseases and to provide high-quality health care at competitive prices.

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igifundus is focused on diagnosing, screening and monitoring eye diseases. We provide healthcare services for those with diabetic retinopathy,

Each year, we monitor approximately 100,000 people, with patient satisfaction levels at 98%. We also have excellent scores for customer satisfaction, having

glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Our quality standards are based on ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 certification. The success of our company and the competitiveness of our services are the result of professional staff, effective operations and cost consciousness. We offer a high-quality, affordable and effortless solution for handling the screening and monitoring of patients.

received the following comments: ‘Co-operation has been excellent’, ‘The package works fluently’, ‘Digifundus combines expertise, friendliness and functionality’. Operating since the year 2000, we have expanded across Finland, having a customer base that covers a population of about 2 million people today . We provide services in more than 140 municipalities within 13 healthcare districts. Now, we are working with our first customer in Sweden – and we’re looking forward to taking on more international projects and customers. » www.digifundus.fi

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THE NEXT GENERATION WINTER SPORTS DIGITALIZER SKIIOT is a wearable IoT device specifically designed for winter sports.

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he all-in-one SKIIOT skiing analyser answers a variety of challenges related to cross-country skiing. This seven sensor patented IoT device measures everything you need to know about your ski performance, surrounding conditions and technique. SKIIOT also provides a solution for objective ski performance testing. Same SKIIOT device serves all target groups from casual skiers, service staff, and professionals to B2B customers who offer facilities, such as ski tunnels, ski resorts, and skiing events. The SKIIOT application is compatible with iOS and Android. Âť www.skiiot.com

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A SPORT OUTFIT THAT IMPROVES BODY CONTROL AND PERFORMANCE Fasciawear is a technical sport clothing company based in Oulu, Finland. Our patented innovation is a sport outfit that improves body control, performance and increases calorie consumption. It is like a total body kinesio tape and compression clothing combined.

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asciawear can be used for everyday activities as well as competitive and recreational sports. The product idea is based on an elastic band woven in line with human musculoskeletal system, the fascia network. This provides an amplifying compression that supports and corrects body’s natural movement and thus prevents injuries. Additionally, a light resistance from the elastic bands strengthens muscles and boosts calorie consumption.

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The amplifying compression activates body`s tensegrity and increases body awareness, control and coordination. This makes maintaining demanding positions and movement easier especially in sports with high performance. Âť fasciawear.com


PRECISION FOR WELL-BEING Ginolis is a global provider of premium-quality assembly automation, high precision dispensing and quality control solutions for the medical device and diagnostics industries.

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he vision of Ginolis is to improve the well-being of people by creating innovative automation solutions for liquid handling and micro-assembly to ensure high product quality in the medical device industry. From standard products to fully customised systems, Ginolis offers a wide range of innovative

Ginolis provides compact, modular solutions which combine flexibility and precision required within the medical and diagnostic device manufacturing industry.

production automation solutions based on its modular automation platforms.

offices in San Diego and New York, USA and Suzhou, China. To learn more, visit Ginolis.com.

The company’s unique desktop automation approach provides a small footprint compared to traditional automation, saving companies valuable space in cleanroom environments. Highly robust robot modules provide consistent production quality in a strictly regulated industry.

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The modular approach and application-specific products reduce lead-times for delivery of customer solutions. The company’s scalable solutions allow customers to invest in automation at an earlier stage and scale their operations as they grow.

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Ginolis was founded in 2010 and is privately owned. The company is headquartered in Oulu, Finland, with


EASY-TO-USE DIAGNOSTICS FOR CONSUMERS Goodwiller creates new and innovative diagnostics products for consumer markets. Our vision is to help consumers to make responsible decisions in their life and change their perception about how convenient diagnostics products can be. Goodwiller has experienced team with strong background from international business development,

In addition to consumer use the product is well suited for companies and other organisations to support traffic

high-tech engineering and natural sciences. Our first product has been developed to address very human and practical problem – why there is not simple and reliable way for normal consumers to check their blood alcohol level? Promilless -test is biosensitive test strip, which detects blood alcohol level from saliva and indicates quickly whether user is fit to drive. The trends in modern societies and especially among younger generations are developing so that people want to behave responsibly and don’t approve reckless drinking&driving behaviour. This unique and internationally patented innovation has been developed together with VTT. The printable biochemical inks and intelligent test substrate are manufactured in Oulu, Finland. The affordable price point as well as wide availability in retail are important elements to support responsible driving behaviour.

safety and social responsibility programs. Goodwiller is also looking for partners and new use cases for developed biochemical printing technologies.

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» www.promilless.com


MAKE YOUR VISION DEFINE TOMORROW Haltian is an innovative product development and IoT house with vast experience and over a hundred finished projects in product development.

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ypically, health & wellness products require low power consumption,miniaturized design and the best possible user experience. We always apply our

enhancing their current in-house team or fill in the areas where they require support in. On top of that, we can do everything under one roof from concepting to

years of experience in creating beautiful and easy to use products. You can find many of our esteemed partners in this catalogue.

mass production while working closely together. Many of our clients come to us with most of the ground work completed, but they need assistance completing the project whether that be concepting, prototypes, type approval or certifications.

We keep up with the latest development in the field, and we can create new, exciting and innovative solutions for life science customers which really make a difference in people’s lives. We provide our customers with a strong team either

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We can turn your idea into a product that will make your vision define tomorrow. Âť www.haltian.com


SURGERY OF THE FUTURE The world of surgery is increasingly changing from exploration-oriented towards seeing and prescient surgery. Surgery itself is undergoing intensive technologization as greater demand for robotic devices arises.

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ead Instruments develops the necessary tools to answer these needs. The company enables the research, clinical testing and commercialization of advanced surgical technologies. It gathers top experts in surgery, technology and research with the goal of improving the quality of people’s lives and wellbeing by offering more precise tools for hospital staff

patient’s movement disorders and allows the application of adequate brain stimulation by adjusting its intensity. The interpretation of the results provided by this meter is an invaluable source of information for healthcare specialists and the solution itself greatly improves the daily lives of patients.

and patients. Head Instruments’ first product prototype relates to deep brain stimulation which is one of the most effective surgical treatments. It is a meter that is able to estimate

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Head Instruments enables a smooth cooperation across the science disciplines of surgery and technology. » www.headinstruments.com


WE HELP HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS BECOME INNOVATORS Innovator skills are needed in every future healthcare and welfare job. Any health and social care professional can learn to solve problems, create new ideas, utilize technology and develop new products and services.

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t Health Innovation Academy we create health innovators. Our top four courses are: 1. Innovation skills for healthcare professionals 2. Product and service development basics for healthcare professionals 3. Creating an innovative co-creation culture inside healthcare organization 4. Healthtech trends and ecosystems

We are happy to hear our clients say our courses are energetic, interactive and empowering.

We have trained hundreds of professionals. Our typical clients are: • hospitals • adult educators • business development organizations • tech, service and pharma companies • people curious to learn how to innovate

We also consult our clients on projects requiring healthcare innovation expertise.

To all our courses there are no prerequisites. You can come as you are since anyone can learn to become a health innovator. Whatever your starting level is, we help you learn basic innovator skills and find your own developer spirit.

We utilize Finnish pedagogical know-how combined with modern business and customer development methodology (lean, co-creation, design thinking, flipped classroom, blended learning, coaching). » www.healthinnovationacademy.com

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Eeva Kiuru

CEO & FOUNDER & COACH


HEALTHTECH EXCELLENCE SINCE 1994! Innokas Medical is your co-creation partner in medical technology. Together with our customers, we transform their ideas into a high quality medical products.

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nnokas Medical’s strong experience on wide variety of different medical devices and their global market areas together with our ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and Canada ISO 13485 certificates as well as FDA

Innokas was founded in 1994 and annual revenues are about €26M. With over 200 employees in Design Studio, Manufacturing Operations and QA&RA teams Innokas has become a well-known service provider in

registrations make us the preferred co-creation partner for medical OEMs all over the world.

medical device industry.

Our comprehensive service offering covers everything our customers would need for bringing a new medical product to the market. We offer our customers professional medical technology solutions by mastering the agile path from idea elaboration to high-quality design and product development, regulatory approvals and cost-efficient manufacturing of medical devices.

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You have an idea of a Medical Device? Let’s realize it together!racters including spaces. » www.innokasmedical.fi


THE NEW ERA OF MEDICAL IMAGING. Innomentarium has developed its first product FeniX for updating analog mammography x-ray machines to the new era – to the digital age. Reliably and without compromising the quality, extending the lifecycle of machines for years to come by, with decades of experience.

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eniX is a solution to digitize the analog mammography devices using state-of-the-art

The images are automatically transferred to the workstation display for image quality evaluation. Just

direct digital technology. This ensures high image quality and low radiation dose which are clinically validated. As a clever combination of old and new, it gives a better return of investment to the clinic. Due to faster workflow comparing to the analog one it increases the efficiency of daily work. The user interface is easy to use which helps the radiographers to operate quickly and smoothly.

a mouse click is needed to transfer the images to the image archive PACS system. FeniX is an ecological and affordable choice to the clinics who want to extend their existing device lifetime without compromising quality.

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MAKING THE MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS MARKET CONNECTED iSTOC has developed a disruptive mobile solution IDA (immediate diagnostics and analytics). The globally scalable end-to end solution has proven to be a powerful product and service, offering significant and innovative new business opportunities for iSTOC business partners and customers.

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he iSTOC turnkey mobile Point of Care solution

There is seamless data management integration into

offers remarkable benefits not only for individuals but also for healthcare providers, society, relevant authorities and non-governmental organizations. The product provides immediate diagnostics without costly hardware setups and only a smartphone is necessary. Web applications in the IDA Secure Cloud ensure realtime medical guidance back to the mobile application user. No attachments, no additional hardware and no additional training or wires are required.

the client/stakeholder information systems. The product also provides disease surveillance and realtime epidemic alerts via interactive mapping, as well as lateral flow test quality control and quality assurance. IDA is all that iSTOC’s clients require for faster and more reliable diagnostics, analytics and care for any infectious disease such as malaria, dengue, Zika, HIV, hepatitis, norovirus and rotavirus. iSTOC has patentprotected the essential elements of its end-to-end solution. Its IDA solution also complies with relevant FDA and European regulation, and is also HIPAA compliant thus guaranteeing product safety and the data security of personally identifiable information.  istoc.io

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KIPUWEX – IOT DEVICE FOR PAIN ASSESSMENT Kipuwex is a small wireless IoT device that continuously measures different physiological parameters from the patient digitally, and converts them with an algorithm into pain data and provides efficiently reliable measurements to healthcare professionals and home users.

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here is pain in the world. In hospital environments manual pain measuring scales, such as Flacc, Comfort Behavior Scale and NIAPAS, can be used to prevent pain. The problem in these observations and assessments is that they are exposed to the possibility of human error, and hence, are not fully objective and reliable. Also, they do not monitor the pain level continuously. Kipuwex is a new technology IoT device for pain management. It provides continuous and objective health and pain measurements to treat pain timely manner. It can thus prevent pain and pain related traumas. Kipuwex improves pain management processes. It provides pre-emptive pain alerts even when a patient cannot express herself (e.g. infants, anesthesia patients, disabled and elderly). » www.kipuwex.com

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PROTECT YOUR TEMPERATURESENSITIVE MEDICATION SUPPLIER Likelle products are designed to improve the everyday lives of people with severe underlying medical conditions. Medication is often expensive and difficult to store. Likelle products help patients to carry their medicine along with them safely and easily.

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seamless cold chain is critical for drug safety. Likelle ensures cold storage even on intercontinental flights! The most temperature-sensitive medications are proteinbased biologics. 30% of new medications on the market are biologics. Other temperature-sensitive medication includes insulin. Likelle continuously measures the storage temperature and issues a winker warning and a mobile app alarm if the temperature limits are about to be exceeded. Temperature values are stored to the memory and the cloud service, so that the suitability of the medicine can always be ensured and verified. Temperature control can also be facilitated by means of a special ice gel. Likelle products are designed to be attractive and are manufactured from sustainable certified materials. The visual appeal of the products weakens the stigma associated with use of medication. In this way, commitment to treatment and customer satisfaction will grow stronger.

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There are several benefits to Likelle products. The patient’s quality of life improves when undue limitations regarding the transport of medication are eliminated. The patient’s commitment to treatment gets stronger. The loss of medication is also reduced. » www.likelle.com


THE MEDICAL FURNITURE AND PHYSIOTHERAPY SPECIALISTS Lojer Group is a Finnish manufacturer of hospital and healthcare equipment. It is also the leading retailer of physiotherapy equipment and products in the Nordic countries. The company is nearly 100 years old and is still privately owned. Its manufacturing facilities are in Sastamala and Kempele.

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he company manufactures operating tables, examination tables, treatment tables and hospital beds amongst other products. Furthermore, Lojer Group offers a wide range of high-quality physiotherapy products and world’s leading brands in all of the Nordic countries. Lojer Group employs some 150 people, being the largest Finnish employer in the sector. Its turnover is approximately 25 million Euros, of which around 60% comes from exports. Lojer’s products are used in more than 100 countries.

The steel parts of Lojer’s products are made using Finnish raw material. Lojer is the only hospital equipment manufacturer in Finland making products entirely in-house, using own foundry and the latest technologies such as computer-controlled laser cutting, machining, robot welding and automatic painting lines. Lojer Group is committed to giving healthcare professionals easy access to sustainable medical equipment and tools for effective patient care and treatment, right now and continuing into the future. » www.lojer.com

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NON-INVASIVE JOINT EVALUATION IN 10 MINUTES MAKNEE provides non-invasive medical devices for the fast evaluation of joints. The information we collect helps the practitioners during their diagnostic, and can monitor the knee of patients during rehabilitation. In the veterinary field, our solution can detect lameness in horses.

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AKNEE develops technologies for the automatic

MAKNEE has also developed a solution for animals and

detection and monitoring of knee joint disorders such as osteoarthritis, meniscal tears or ligament injuries. By providing a fast and non-invasive joint evaluation, MAKNEE aims to reduce the diagnostic chain, but also to quantify the changes occurring in the knee during rehabilitation.

especially for horses. The device – similar to a fetlock brace – collects information from the distal joints of the animal during walk / trot. The system helps the veterinarian to detect the limbs with lameness, and quantify the severity of the disorder in the affected joints. As a secondary value for animals, MAKNEE can be used in large stables to screen the horses and find the ones with abnormalities in their limbs.

Our patented solution is a knee brace with embedded sensors. A knee evaluation takes only 10 minutes; the patient just needs to perform some simple tasks such as walking or bending the knee. The raw data is then analyzed using a AI-based approach, and the results sent back to the practitioner and patient.

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YOUR PARTNER IN ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING Mectalent is a top expert in engineering, machining and equipment manufacturing. Our strengths are in precision mechanics, surgical instruments and implants, manufacturing security and monitoring devices – optomechanical devices and vacuum technologies.

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e take pride in providing value for our customers by bringing solutions to challenging problems in a quick and precise manner. We can help you on

Our technical professionals work diligently to identify and implement the most appropriate and cost-effective manufacturing methods for your products. We will serve

your path to success by offering dependable contract manufacturing and design services for medical devices and mechanical components - from quick prototypes to full volume production.

you comprehensively in each step of the production process: we brainstorm, design, analyze, prepare, measure, document and test. We can also take care of the CE-approval of your medical instruments, giving you a turnkey solution.

We have operated in the field of medical technology for decades and have manufactured highly demanding products for our customers. Our planning and production of medical devices are based on ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 quality systems, which demonstrate that we operate in a customer-oriented and systematic way in developing quality. Our clean rooms meet the ISO 8 class requirements. We ensure that our products fulfill all legal and safety requirements in various stages of their life cycle.

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DIGITAL CARE & HUMAN TOUCH Medanets helps healthcare professionals achieve safe and effective care through a point-of-care mobile solution. Medanets is the industry’s market leader in Finland and Sweden, while actively aiming to the new international markets.

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edanets point-of-care application allows browsing and recording patient data to be performed in real-time via mobile device while with the patient. Data is transferred directly into the Electronic Health Record of the hospital or healthcare centre.

Medanets mobile solution is used in 35+ hospitals and several healthcare centres;

Working at point of care with Medanets app reduces administrative overload, minimizes human error and enables quicker and more timely clinical decisions. Overall, the work of healthcare professionals becomes more meaningful as their daily workflow is smartly supported and time is freed for actual patient care.

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• Integrations to leading EHR systems in the Nordics • Connections to patient monitoring systems; Philips, GE, Siemens Dräger, Mindray, WelchAllyn. Vitals, other patient observations, fluids, pain care entries EWS with patient specific scales Risk assessment forms, e.g. FRAT, Braden, NRS 2002 Medication browsing and administration entries Patient card Care activities Mobile photo

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TOTAL SOLUTION FOR ASSESSMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHIES Mediracer specializes in point of care products in clinical neurophysiology. Our handheld nerve conduction solution helps medical doctors with diagnosing peripheral neuropathies at an early stage of the treatment path, ensuring prompt and right kind of treatment for patients.

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erve conduction study by Mediracer® NCS solution enables testing, diagnosing and monitoring of

Mediracer products are developed in collaboration with our multidisciplinary team of experts, including

most common peripheral nerve disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), ulnar nerve entrapment (UNE) and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). It is an accurate, efficient and reliable tool for general practices, occupational health care, surgeons, healthcare professionals and allied clinical support staff. Mediracer diagnostic solution consists of clinical assessment, nerve conduction study and remote interpretation service. Testing method is non-invasive and is easy to carry out by using disposal electrodes. Mediracer platform for remote interpretation service allows clinics to obtain and specialist doctors to provide interpretation reports wherever located.

internationally recognized medical specialists, biomedical engineers, software engineers and business professionals. Efficient treatment path reduces patients’ waiting time, loss of labour, cost for sick leave and risk of poor recovery. The reliability of Mediracer method is shown by clinical studies, sensitivity 94%, specificity 98% compared to conventional method.

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DIGITAL HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER MedKit Finland is a leading digital healthcare equipment and supplies partner. Its dedication to efficient and trusted customer service is based on extensive field experience, including experience in global catastrophe and emergency situations.

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edKit Finland’s medical equipment and supplies

expertise is based on co-founder M.D. Tuukka Toivio’s extensive practical experience of hands-on field service in international emergency situations. He has served in extreme locations such as the war in Afghanistan, earthquakes in India, the tsunami in Thailand and in medevac and emergency medical operations both in Finland and the Middle East. MedKit Finland serves healthcare and safety professionals globally with a constantly growing selection of over 5,000 products. Today over 7,000 health care and industrial organizations save costs by acquiring MedKit Finland’s healthcare equipment and supplies from its one stop webshop.

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MedKit

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including large hospitals, local healthcare facilities, municipalities, businesses, police, sports teams, border guards, medical transportation and large industrial companies. Its clients can take advantage of its superior service to meet all their healthcare equipment and supplies needs, and save a significant amount of working hours and money in the process. MedKit Finland is dedicated to continuous innovation with a “Healthcare Supplies as a Service” model. Its new concept “Mobile Clinic & Hospital” was developed in cooperation with the Conlog Group. » www.medkit.fi


The Leading Digital Healthcare Equipment and Supplies Partner


FOR SAFE FOOD Mekitec is a global manufacturer of innovative quality control systems based on X-ray technology for the food industry. We are committed to ensure safe food by providing inspection systems with the best value in the industry.

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ur X-ray systems are a part of the food production line guaranteeing the quality by detecting and removing food products that contain unwanted foreign objects or other defects by using the latest X-ray imaging and processing technology, resulting in 100% food quality control. Âť www.mekitec.com

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IMPROVING IV FLUID THERAPY Monidor is a health-technology company specialising in the development of small, smart devices for digital health. Currently, we are developing Monidrop, a compact device to help nurses working with patients who need intravenous (IV) fluid therapy.

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ur employees are experts in wireless communications, mobile software and sensor solutions. Monidor offers high-quality processes and a smooth work flow, following ISO13485 and FDA medical regulations. The Monidrop infusion monitor has been

Over 90% of hospitalised patients receive IV fluid therapy, which makes it one of the most common invasive treatment procedures and a critical component of modern medicine. In addition, Monidrop utilises wireless technology, thus permitting remote monitoring

designed for use in hospital wards and home healthcare. It is a device that assists with the accurate administration of IV fluids to every patient. Monidrop thus raises the standard of basic IV fluid therapy, overcoming the inaccuracies associated with manual measurement.

both within hospitals and at home. Monidrop addresses the shortcomings of traditional infusion-therapy devices, which are too complicated and too large to be used widely in hospital settings. The Monidrop device is small, light and simple to use. The remote monitoring option makes Monidrop an obvious choice for modern digital hospitals and the home setting. Âť monidor.com

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MOBILE DEVICE FOR GAIT AND MOTION MEASUREMENT MoveSole StepLab enables mobile gait measuring as it accompanies the user while on the move. The gait measurement system consists of a smart insole to the shoe and a mobile application. MoveSole StepLab is designed for healthcare professionals to visualize the measurement results for quick analysis.

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oveSole StepLab was developed for healthcare professionals to enable gait and motion measuring

MoveSole Smart Insole has been designed to be used in shoes. Because it is thin and light, it is comfortable to wear

outside of a laboratory in individuals’ everyday life settings. It is a mobile, easy to use measurement system for instant underfoot force measurements including MoveSole Smart Insole and MoveSole Smart Device wirelessly connected to each other.

while walking and moving. A measurement session can be for example a test walk at a corridor, jogging according a training program or a measurement at the workplace.

MoveSole Smart Insole measures forces and timing information under a foot from seven strategically placed force sensors, and sends the measured data to MoveSole Smart Device. Based on the received data, MoveSole Smart Device generates a visual report to show the measurement results.

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Use cases for MoveSole StepLab are almost unlimited and can include cases such as monitoring offload treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, following the recovery process of lower limb injuries or malfunctions as well as analysing the influence of performed activities among elderly people to support their quality of life. Âť www.movesole.com


SEE PATIENTS EFFICIENTLY THROUGH EMERGENCY TRIAGE As emergency rooms face spiralling demand and mounting workloads, it’s important to triage patients efficiently. Our software application enables accurate measurements of respiratory rate and pulse upon arrival with just a camera and PC, saving clinicians’ valuable time.

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ne of the best indicators of a patient’s condition is their breathing, which is traditionally assessed by

Our solution lets the triage nurse obtain measurements without any physical contact, while the patient describes

counting the respiratory rate. This and other vital signs can be useful to monitor and assess periodically, as even small changes can give clinicians an early warning of deterioration.

their symptoms and gives their details upon arrival. Our application analyses a live feed of the patient from a camera in real time and using computer vision, measures respiratory rate and pulse. These measurements can be easily transferred to an electronic patient record.

But both heavy patient inflow and obstacles in counting accurately can lead to these vital signs often going unmeasured and unrecorded. Patients may alter their breathing if they know they’re being observed. Furthermore studies have found a significant difference between actual respiratory rates and what was recorded.

This is designed for the real world, together with experienced clinicians, to fit into their daily workflow. It’s good for clinicians, good for patients and good for budgets. » www.nedevicesw.com

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NEXT STEP OF MEDICAL IMAGING IS HERE Neagen is a medical imaging technology provider that excels in mending the clinical workflows. We create highly scalable, robust and secure software solutions for healthcare professionals to enable the next level of patient care.

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ur long expertise in clinical imaging and standard-

All patient medical data should be archived in truly

based non-proprietary IT can help you to resolve medical imaging challenges of today and tomorrow. Since 2003 our solutions are used to store and view radiology images, pathology digital glass plates, reports, signals, photos and videos in clinical setting.

standard DICOM-format. This allows you to own the data, avoid vendor lockups, and it enables you to choose the solutions, imaging modalities, scanners, HW backbone or the whole architecture you want – best of each worlds. With our solutions we provide your team with a uniform user interface and intuitive technology that gives clinicians, technicians and specialists quick access to visualization on myriad information. Furthermore, regardless that the legislation and regulation are getting more complex, you can rest assured that Neagen solution comply even with the most stringent requirements.

With Neagen, you can choose the solution you need, from clinical to enterprise, to reduce the complexity of your healthcare IT and gain freedom-of-choice, ease of use and secure future - thanks to our interoperable solutions.

The next step of medical imaging is here. Âť www.neagen.com

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REMOTE HEALTH CARE SOLUTION Near Real helps doctors to meet and counsel their patients remotely. Our one-click solution enables high quality video appointment between a patient and a health care professional. It has been designed to work inside any health care service or portal with minimal integration effort.

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he need for online healthcare services is booming globally. Near Real has launched a remote health care solution that is secure and super easy to use with computer, tablets and smartphones. With Near Real

Near Real solution integrates smoothly into the health care and patient information systems of today and tomorrow. It has been designed to work inside any existing and new system with minimal integration effort.

remote doctor gets almost the same information about the patient as in face-to-face contact. Both one-to-one and multiparty sessions between patients and health care professionals are supported. Solution can be utilized from anywhere because it has global coverage and it works behind different networks and firewalls. Near Real has a wide selection of telemedicine devices to enrich interaction.

Near Real integration is trivial and straightforward so health care patient information systems can be enriched by Near Real in a matter of days. There are already great reference implementations in the Nordic countries.

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Âť www.near-real.com


NEUROSONIC – BACK IN LIFE Neurosonic is a Finnish, Oulu based wellness technology company and a manufacturer of high-end vibration devices. The Neurosonic solution offers help for stress related issues such as sleeping disorders, poor recovery and also for different kind of pains.

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eurosonic is a manufacturer of high-end vibration devices and by devices we mean office, public space and home suitable furniture. At the time Neurosonic has six different furniture models from beds and mattresses to chairs and also by joint-venture two more products suitable especially for office use. All the products produce the the same solutions - better sleep quality, faster recovery, pain alleviation and also stressfree life. Âť www.neurosonic.fi

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SMARTER, SAFER MEDICAL DEVICES Novasano helps health-tech companies build smarter, safer medical devices with products that dramatically improve medical device security, code quality and risk management characteristics.

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ovasano takes a public health approach to medical device security that is unique within the cyber community. By combining epidemiological best practices with expertise in informatics, analytics, and information security, Novasano can deliver innovative — yet eminently practical — solutions that make the cutting edge of medical technology a lot safer for

consumer) safety. One of the ways Novasano does this is cataloging and sharing device security and quality issues with the public and the medical, coding and engineering communities, via revolutionary portals like MDRAP and partnerships with organizations like NH-ISAC (the U.S. National Healthcare Information Sharing and Analysis

patients and healthcare providers, alike. Novasano helps medical devices coders architect more robust solutions that work better, last longer and achieve better patient outcomes overall.

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Novasano is helping the Healthcare and Industrial “Internet of Things” industries better understand and manage cyber risk in the context of patient (or

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Novasano is a co-founder of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS) and has offices in the United States and Finland. » www.novasano.com


A COMFORTABLE SOLUTION FOR SCREENING OF SLEEP APNEA Obesity and aging of the population are the main causes for the dramatically increasing prevalence of sleep apnea. Globally this leads to several billion dollars in health care and hidden costs. Nukute has developed a user-friendly solution for the detection of sleep apnea.

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he devices currently used for the diagnosis of sleep apnea are complicated and difficult to use – the

results as the currently used equipment. However, with the Nukute collar it is possible to sleep

training of the patient by a nurse is time-consuming. At home, the patient often still has forgotten how to properly use the equipment. In addition, sleeping with the equipment is uncomfortable which can significantly affect the quality of sleep and thus also the quality of the information obtained from the measurement.

normally and thus obtain more truthful information.

Nukute has developed a screening collar that can identify and prognose upcoming sleep apnea events. It is comfortable to wear and easy to use. According to our studies Nukute collar gives as accurate measurement

The collar is accompanied by a tablet computer that gathers wirelessly the information about the measurement. The tablet also guides the patient in the use of the collar and informs whether the measurement was successful. It is possible to repeat the measurement during the next night if needed without a trip to the hospital in between, which is not the case with current methods. Âť nukute.com

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DIFFERENT NEEDS, ONE SOLUTION Optomed is the world’s leading manufacturer of hand-held retinal cameras. Optomed’s mission is to make eye disease screenings available for everyone, wherever needed. It develops and manufactures modern, mobile and easy-to-use retinal imaging devices that are suitable for any clinic.

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he Optomed product portfolio consists of unique digital imaging instruments that provide retinal and eye anterior imaging with one portable device. Optomed’s key product is Smartscope® PRO, a modular hand-held retinal camera for screening and diagnosis

and charities around the world. More than 5,000 clinics use Optomed’s products in over 70 countries. Optomed is a privately owned company headquartered in Oulu, Finland, with a subsidiary Optomed China Ltd., and sales offices in Southern Finland and in India. Optomed

of various blinding eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and AMD. It is the smallest product on the market with a high image quality which fulfills international ISO 10940 fundus camera standard requirements.

has over 80 employees.

Smartscope is registered in major key markets: Europe, China, Russia, Japan, Korea and US. Smartscope has also been on the IAPB (The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness) standard list since 2012, and has become one of the world’s best-selling fundus cameras. Optomed has a global distributor network with leading distributors. Devices are used by private clinics, public hospitals, non-government organizations

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EAR INFECTION MEASUREMENT The solution for ear infections: - diagnose - follow - treat.

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tometri Ltd. has a revolutionary ear infection measurement product for consumers. It helps in reducing unnecessary doctor visits and use of antibiotics. Therefore, the product saves significant costs for consumers and increases the effectiveness and quality of the health care process.

performance of the AR in middle ear effusion analysis is comparable with the ear evaluation methods typically applied by professionals (tympanometry, pneumatic otoscope). The principle, quality surveillance and benefits of Otometri in health care has been evaluated with good results.

ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENT The measurement is based on acoustical analysis of

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the ear. Selection of tiny acoustical stimulus are sent to ear. The response is analyzed with artificial intelligence based data-analysis - producing the image “red-yellowgreen” of the ear condition. All this happens in seconds - being easy and comfortable for the patient – and what is the best – producing reliable reference image. SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL BACKGROUND The acoustic analysis is based on well-established Acoustic Reflectometry (AR) and data analysis on artificial neural networks (ANN), both having a substantial amount of research behind. The

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SLEEP WELL, GO FURTHER AND LIVE READY WITH ŌURA Oura Health Oy is the developer of ŌURA, the world’s first wellness ring and app. By analyzing your sleep quality, activity levels, daily rhythms and the physiological responses of your body, it helps you towards better balance and readiness to perform.

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omfortable to wear everywhere and all the time, ŌURA brings you actionable insights about your well-

Occupational Health and Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in an independent validation study. The results confirm

being so you can be ready for what’s next.ŌURA offers a more intelligent, unobtrusive and constant connection to your body than ever before. By focusing on the balance between daily physical activity and mental load and recovery, ŌURA helps you understand how your lifestyle choices affect your sleep and performance. The new ŌURA ring is the first consumer-available wearable that gives circadian alignment guidance.

that ŌURA represents the leading edge of sleep tracking devices and that it can be used in sleep research and clinical use both in sleep labs and at home.

ŌURA is the first ever and the best consumer wearable capable of measuring sleep quality and sleep stages (deep, light and REM sleep) close to laboratory level accuracy – as already proven by the Finnish Institute of

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The company’s HQ and major manufacturing facilities are located in Oulu, Finland. Other locations include Helsinki, San Francisco (CA), Boulder (CO) and New York City. In addition to the CES 2016 Best of Innovation award, the product has received among others the Fitness Award of the American Women’s Health Magazine in May 2016. » ouraring.com


OFFERING MICROBIAL BIOLOGICS CDMO, BIOSIMILARS & BIOPROCESS ENZYMES Paras Biopharmaceuticals is Finnish Biopharmaceuticals company, offering contract manufacturing of microbial biologics, and the development & production of biosimilars and bioprocess enzymes.

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aras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy was established

With a total floor area of 25,000 ft² and a classified

in 2012. The company main activities & offerings are in 3 major areas:

cleanroom of 4,300 ft², other features include media and buffer preparation, live area (fermentation and harvest & extraction), purification suite (incl. +4°C cold room), final filtration and freeze-drying.

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Contract development & microbial biologics manufacturing (CDMO). Development & Licensing of Biosimilars & New Biologics Manufacturing for Clients. Recombinant Bioprocess Enzymes – TEV protease and Recombinant Enterokinase.

Paras Biopharmaceuticals has a fully equipped microbial production facility in Finland for the production of recombinant therapeutic products.

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Paras Biopharmaceuticals’ team has strong experience in developing biologics. The company has developed three bioprocess technologies (Diabrid Technology®, NobelCleav® Technology & Biomultifold® Technology) which enables production of complex biologics in an efficient & economical manner. » www.parasbiopharma.com


HIGH QUALITY HEALTHCARE AND MEDICAL CARE TOOLS FOR PROFESSIONALS SINCE 1986 Pedihealth Oy provides both own-brand and imported healthcare and medical care products. Our customers are public and private healthcare provider, pharmacies, educational institutions and consumers.

Pedihealth’s product range has been built up to meet the client’s needs from the very beginning. We listen to the client’s needs and use an ongoing communication in order to find the best solutions. Pedihealth’s aim is to improve its clients’ work by delivering high quality products and cost-effective solutions. The company has been recognized for that and has received excellent feedback.

The company’s priority amongst the quality products is to deliver outstanding customer service. We build on that today and in the future. Pedihealth is known for the high quality products and professional staff who is easily reached. We believe that the selection matters- Pedihealth could be a competent partner for you as well. » www.pedihealth.fi

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INNOVATION BY COMMITMENT We are R&D partner that solves various sizes of product development challenges for our customers. We provide services that turn ideas into successful products. If you are looking for a R&D partner for your idea, additional resources or consulting services for your development project, contact us.

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e assist our clients with health technology product development. Through our expertise and experience, product development is carried out from concept to production without forgetting product

We also take care of testing and type approvals, without forgetting the requirements of the required documentation. We have good contacts (e.g. with test laboratories) and we know the ways in which

maintenance.

this industry works. We also help with regulatory requirements, as well as consider marketing arguments with our customer.

We have experience both in product development for wellness products and in more demanding implantable devices, including medical software. PehuTec has been awarded the ISO 13485 certificate, which is required for medical devices development. Our extensive experience in product development and agile operations ensure efficient product development without any extra work. Our way of working is transparent, allowing the customer to concentrate on developing their own business when we run product development.

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Do you need help or technical support for your product design? Contact our experienced design professionals and ask us for more! We will help you find the right solutions! >> www.pehutec.com


NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION IN VIRTUAL REALITY Peili Vision has created a virtual reality solution for neurological rehabilitation. The application allows the therapist to create unique training environments customized to the patient’s rehabilitation needs. The whole rehabilitation process can be significantly improved with the data collected and analyzed.

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eili Vision was founded in 2015 based on the idea of

The Peili solution in practice is a virtual reality software

helping people in their rehabilitation process by utilizing virtual reality (VR) advanced technology. Its mission is to improve the neurological rehabilitation process with its VR solution. In the Peili Vision solution, gamification is used in the rehabilitation process to motivate the rehabilitee to practice. It is also remotely usable: the therapist and the patients can be at different places. Compared to current methods, the unique design gives clear feedback on the rehabilitation progress for both the customers themselves and for the therapy professionals.

used with a virtual reality headgear and a tablet. The patient wears the headgear and enters a virtual world designed by the therapist. The rehabilitee sees a unique environment in VR that can simulate the real world or be a complete fantasy, whichever is best and most appropriate for the patient’s motivation and progress. The Peili solution measures the rehabilitation process, motivates the patient (e.g., gamification and individual exercises) and also enables exercises in short amounts and with multiple repeats. The content is digital and shareable. » peilivision.fi

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CUSTOM CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING Pharmatory is a private customer-oriented company providing small molecule synthesis, process R&D and cGMP contract manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). The key component in all projects is high dedication to the customer’s success.

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harmatory offers human and veterinary pharma companies a comprehensive range of chemistry services and solutions. The main field is process chemical R&D services and cGMP manufacturing of small molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). We operate both in the fields of new chemical entities (NCEs) and generic market compounds according to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) standards. Our facility is inspected by the European Medicines Agency (FIMEA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and regularly by our partners and customers.

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Service packages: • route scouting • • • • • • • •

small scale synthesis API process development & scale-up contract manufacturing of NCEs analytical services ICH stability studies degradation studies contract manufacturing of generic APIs full CMC package

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PIONEER OF WEARABLE SPORTS TECHNOLOGY We develop fitness and sports technology that helps athletes of all fitness levels reach their goals with truly actionable guidance based on decades of innovation and research. With Polar you don’t just get impersonal raw numbers, you get smart coaching. Polar is the innovator in heart rate monitoring, fitness tracking and GPS training computers. With 40 years of experience and a proud heritage in physiological and sports science research, we cater to active levels of fitness and sports by offering a comprehensive product range including cycling computers, wearable sports watches, fitness trackers and sensors that work elegantly with mobile training apps and online services.

We also provide group training systems for both the fitness club and pro-level team environments. Our award-winning training computers are the number one choice amongst top athletes, coaches, personal trainers and consumers worldwide. Headquartered in Finland, Polar is a privately held company that operates in more than 80 countries being sold through over 35,000 retailers globally. Âť www.polar.com

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IMPROVING CHRONIC DISEASES CARE ProWellness develops modern eHealth solutions for the prevention, care and management of chronic diseases. Our mission is to provide best-of-breed tools to prevent the progression of long-term conditions and to improve patients’ quality of life.

The number of patients with chronic diseases is

The web-based, mobile, data-driven and AI enhanced

increasing rapidly due to changes in living habits and aging population worldwide. ProWellness provides health care organizations, solution partners and patients with modern tools for the prevention, care and management of long-term conditions, including e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular and heart diseases, endocrine disorders, COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases.

systems give a holistic view of patients, enable early interventions, and improve the efficiency and the quality of patient care. The outcomes are reduced morbidity and hospitalization which results in lower health care costs and better patient productivity in life.

Our awarded systems support multidisciplinary and integrated patient care, data analytics and audits on outcomes for service management, and assisted patient self-management.

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ProWellness solutions are used in 50% of health districts in Finland and are also widely used in the UK and Ireland. In addition, the company is active in Asia and Middle East. Âť www.prowellness.com


HEARING ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES TO VENUE OWNERS Qlu provides expert services on hearing accessibility to the owners of premises and organizations operating in those premises to help them to improve the accessibility of their services.

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lu’s primary product is the mapping service where the quality of the signal produced by a hearing loop system is characterized according to the IEC 60118-4 standard using a patented test method, converted into

Qlu has special know-how, having considerable specialist expertize on hearing accessibility technologies and services. It provides hearing technologies related to consultancy, training, design

a visual format and then published as a quality map, locally in a poster and globally in the hereUhear.com internet service. With the help of Qlu’s services, event organizers can find the appropriate premises where hearing accessibility is properly organized, so they can make sure their customers can hear all the details in the program. Qlu helps the end users to easily find the accessible venues and the best possible seat in the conference, concert, training, church and so on. This results in better customer satisfaction and increases business potential.

and installation services to its customers. Its products and services include the hearing loop signal quality mapping service, consultancy services in hearing accessibility solutions, education services, design services and installation project management. Qlu also works in good co-operation with hard of hearing organizations.

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ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLING EARPLUGS QuietOn Ltd. is an Oulu based private company that is an early-stage startup fully owned by the staff. Currently, the company has 10 employees. QuietOn innovates, develops and produces wellbeing products based on the need for quiet. The first product on the market is the world’s first and only active noise cancelling earplug.

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eople are bombarded by a myriad of unwanted

noises every single day which causes hearing loss, insomnia, increased stress levels and many other health related problems. A pair of QuietOn earplugs which combine advanced noise cancellation technology with acoustic noise attenuation quietens the world enabling one to find one’s own tranquility. QuietOn is small, easy to carry, wireless, has a noise cancellation performance of up to 40dB and features an astonishing 50-hour battery life. This makes QuietOn a perfect companion for work, study, travel or relaxation. The earplugs switch on automatically once removed from the charging case and are ready for use in no time at all. This product allows customers to enjoy the quiet, whenever and wherever they need it. » www.quieton.com

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FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING HEALTH RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TOGETHER WITH YOU! Our startup is focused on developing health-related products and services together with YOU! Our solutions save time and resources for healthcare professionals and those who care for the elderly, as well as increasing the quality of independent living for the elderly. At present, clinical trials are taking place at wellbeing centres in Oulu.

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t Scandicode, our mission is to create a better quality of everyday life for elderly people living independently. Using our new cognitive assessments, a wide range of data can be captured via regular simulations and 24/7 real-life assessments. •

END USERS benefit from a healthy, secure and independent living environment for as long as possible PARTNERS enjoy numerous opportunities to develop new services together • EMPLOYEES are happy to take part in such a revolutionary journey INVESTORS love the long-term returns!

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SCANDICODE

FOCUS: Digital cognitive assessment that is quick and easy. Potential problems are identified early. BENEFITS: Increasing healthcare efficiency; saving time and resources for doctors. COOPERATION: working with communities, businesses, organisations and the Government. » www.scandicode.com


YOUR MANUFACTURING PARTNER FOR MEDICAL ELECTRODES. Screentec is a contract manufacturer that is specialised in providing turnkey manufacturing of bespoke Disposable Medical Electrodes and Biomedical sensors. Screentec assists OEMs of disposable medical electrodes, wearables and other biomedical sensor devices with its manufacturing services. With 30

We try to assist our customers through every step of the production process, from design and prototypes to a fully functional product. Every step is carefully

years of experience in the printed electronics industry and over 10 years of experience developing medical devices, Screentec is a reliable and flexible manufacturing partner.

documented in order to make sure certification processes go quickly and smoothly.

Our quality systems are ISO 13 485 certified and thanks to our flexible manufacturing processes we are able to rapidly scale our production according to our customer’s needs. We handle batches of 5-10 products up to millions per month and can upscale without the need for additional investments.

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>> www.screentec.com


SEP SOLUTIONS’ ONNI CARE: THE FITBIT OF BABY CARE With SEP Solutions’ innovative IoT system, parents can rest assured that they have all the bases covered when it comes to child care. The focus is on using technology to enhance the process of care, and not to replace the caretaker. The platform can also be applied to other markets, such as taking care of the elderly.

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aby monitors are considered essential ‘new baby’

Onni Care offers parents a real powerhouse of baby

purchases in most geographic markets. The US$1 billion baby monitoring market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 8.63%, with growth predominantly expected to come from more expensive and feature rich monitors being bought rather than more devices sold. The SEP Solutions’ system differs from other monitor manufacturers and isolated un-connected parenting service providers by introducing a completely new kind of monitoring in the same way that Fitbit introduced a new way to manage fitness data.

monitoring tools in one simple to use package. With Onni Care design baby monitors, parents can track the baby’s daily activities, growth (with WHO growth charts) and developmental milestones as well as see and hear the child anytime and from anywhere. Onni Care also gives parents the chance to share these memories with others through social media directly from the system. With the addition of AI technology, the company plans to help parents become proactive instead of being reactive. The system also allows additional sensors (e.g., sleep and life sign sensors) as well as different devices (e.g., smart scales and humidifiers). » www.onnicare.com

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SOLUTIONS FOR ANIMAL THERAPEUTICS Solani wants to ensure that pets suffering from joint problems or undergoing an operation have sufficient pain management, and experience the minimum amount of stress when given a drug. Solani Therapeutics develops slow-release solutions for pets liberating owners from the sometimes troublesome daily oral administration of drugs. Our current portfolio consists of pain control solutions in

Solani has a number of projects available for early collaboration and licensing.

the form of injectable gel depots releasing a painkiller from days to months, which are suitable for example for the treatment of osteoarthritic and post-operative pain. Our solutions help veterinary practitioners in their daily work and owners providing home treatment, help reduce discomfort and stress of cats and dogs, shorten healing periods and improve treatment outcomes.

Âť www.solanitherapeutics.com

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MOBILE & WEB APP DEVELOPMENT WITH HEALTH EXPERTISE AND 100% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Our experienced team develops quality web- and mobile apps with agile methods. We are experts in utility apps, IoT, cloud & health solutions.We partner and work closely with our customers to deliver results,quality and value. 100% of our customers are satisfied and recommend us.

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e boost your business by developing modern and easy to use solutions.

100% of our customers are satisfied, recommend us and feel that we have delivered value for their business. All our customer referencesare available via our webpage. Our experts have over 70 years of cumulative experience in software development, healthcare & cloud solutions, management and sales.

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TECINSPIRE

We are agile and use modern hybrid development tools. This means that your app can be used in all web browsers, Android- and iOS devices. Hybrid development is cost-effective, uses a single code-base and can access native features such as GPS & calendar. Âť www.tecinspire.com


TESTING AND CERTIFICATION SERVICES TESTiLABS is a Finnish company founded by Nokia veterans, and our state-of-the-art laboratories were originally built by the Nokia firm. At TESTiLABS, we provide test and certification services to a multitude of customers in industries including wireless technology, healthcare and telecommunications.

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ESTiLABS

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Current key customers include operators, device

software testing services to provide a new, network-based business model. We are privileged to work in co-operation with many of the world’s leading testing laboratories and corporations to offer a comprehensive range of testing and analysis services. Our services include OTA, SAR, RF, EMC, audio, Bluetooth, and camera testing and tuning, as well as field, mechanical, environmental and software testing. We provide R&D testing and certification services, and test sets are customised to your needs.

manufacturers and R&D houses. Our experts have up to 15 years of experience in developing a wide range of testing services for all your requirements at different stages in the product-development process. Hundreds of products have been tested and certified in our labs. Our expertise has benefited many – and we can help you, too!

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TESTILABS

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devices

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INTEGRATED LIFECARE – A SEAMLESS CARE AND SERVICE CHAIN FROM BIRTH TO OLD AGE Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. Healthcare and welfare is an important strategic area for Tieto.

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ieto is the leading healthcare and welfare ICT solution

provider in Nordic countries. It helps healthcare and welfare organizations increase the efficiency of their services, while at the same time improving safety and quality. The company focuses on digitalizing healthcare and welfare services and opening new opportunities for integrated Lifecare – a seamless care and service chain from birth to old age. As the largest Nordic IT services company, Tieto provides full lifecycle services for both the private and public sectors. Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. Tieto aims to be its customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining its software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. » www.tieto.com/lifecare

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REAL-TIME PROCESS MONITORING FOR BIOREACTORS Timegate Instruments Oy was founded in 2014. Our aim is to revolutionise the processes within analytical technologies by providing versatile online analyses of material. We develop and deliver process-monitoring solutions to ensure that nutrients are fed to bioreactors in a fast and reliable way.

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t Timegate, we have extensive and comprehensive knowledge of how to manage optical

The benefits that can be achieved with this method include the following: (1) there is no need for sampling

instrumentation and process monitoring in challenging environments. We can help our customers to tackle issues related to cell-culture productivity, quality and process variability. We offer new processmonitoring technology based on Timegatedďż˝ Raman spectroscopy. This novel approach to monitoring cell cultures includes unique multiparameter features and presents a totally new solution to the current challenges within bioprocesses.

and no risk of process contamination; (2) real-time data can be captured of media composition, cell density and protein production; (3) bioreactor nutrient feeds can also be measured in real time. The main goals are to create solutions for decreasing process-development and scale-up times via improved understandings of growth processes in cell cultures, and to improve the protein yields achieved within biopharmaceutical production. Âť www.timegate.com

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TIMEGATE


THE MOST FUTURE-PROOF EYE DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Topcon Healthcare Solutions EMEA, formerly KIDE Systems, is a Finland based company founded in 2015 that specializes in providing modern webbased clinical data management and telemedicine solutions for eye care.

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n April 2018 the company was acquired by Topcon Healthcare Solutions Inc., part of Topcon Corporation. More recently, Topcon started to enhance not only its

Topcon’s software solutions are aimed to solve existing data management and communication challenges that Optical retailers, Ophthalmology clinics and hospitals

hardware but also its software solutions. To become the leader in diagnostic software Topcon has developed a new strategic division, Topcon Healthcare Solutions, whose primary objective is to create world-class software solutions for the eye-care industry and beyond.

experience. The software solution also provides decision support, as it enables eye care professionals to analyse examination images through AI tools.

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TOPCON HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS EMEA

To learn more, visit the product webpage or request a demonstration: Âť topconhealth.eu


PROMOTING SAFETY AND SUCCESS OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY USBIMED monitors actively the trends and factors affecting healthtech or digihealth development and business domain. Multiprofessional background enables a holistic understanding of needs, possibilities and challenges of healthtech or digihealth.

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SBIMED has deep knowledge about regulatory requirements (EU, US FDA) relative to medical

• Regulatory affairs training packages and sparring (EU, US FDA)

devices (including software, digihealth), as well as safety related user interface design and usability requirements. Different actors of health tech domain benefit from high quality in house medical device regulatory and usability training, sparring and expert services. Company promotes also collaboration between clinical environment and industry. mHealth and mobile medical apps is speciality area USBIMED contributes as well having also active role at CEN/TC 251/WG II standardization work

• Support and development services to promote collaboration between industry and healthcare environments • mHealth and Health Tech workshops for healthcare professionals • Expert article writing for professional publications and other media. Expert presentations at events. • Planning and development tasks to promote health technology and digital health domain • Advisory board, mentoring and steering group tasks for associations, accelerators or research projects

• Support and training services for medical device or software usability requrements, processes and methods

» www.usbimed.fi

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WEELA - MOBILE GYM Weela – Bringing the gym to you.

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eela is fitness system for full body exercise. Weela device is electric equipment for strenght training and WeelaTrainer app is your virtual PersonalTrainer. Welapro Oy is the developer of Weela. Weela is revolutionary new mobile gym for everyone who wants to train at home. It is lightweight and small but will develop your body from head to toe. The patented electric resistance ensures the right practicing resistance for every exercise and you will get the most out of your time. The Weela trainer -app is your virtual personal trainer and gives you proper training programs and exercises even if you don’t know anything about muscle training. You can just focus on training and enjoy the results. » www.weela.fi/en

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WEELA


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