A large part of Estonian health technology companies that create innovation in the complicated field of health, have concentrated at the Connected Health Cluster, managed by Tehnopol. The journey to implementing new solutions is often time-consuming in this sector; however, the benefits of these solutions improve the quality of health care services and access to …

by Francesco Condello

1.What is the approximate stakeholder breakdown of your ecosystem? Connected Health – Estonian HealthTech Cluster – brings together 55 partners, including 30 companies (start-ups, health IT, medtech, biotech, and pharma), R&D partners (universities and technology competence centres), health and care service providers (hospitals, GPs, occupational health), patient organisations and user communities, and public sector, including …

by Francesco Condello

Project grants between 200 000 – 500 000 euros Deadline: 1st of April 2021 Target group: The applicant is a legal person, non-governmental organization operating on the basis of public or private law registered in Estonia. Purpose: The purpose of the support is to prevent and reduce injuries at home and to identify and support families …

by Francesco Condello

Last February 9th took place the kick- off meeting of the IN-4-AHA scaling-up innovation in active and healthy ageing project, in which Gisela Garcia – Alvarez, Managing Director of the Galician Health Cluster, CSG, highlighted how clusters and DIHs can act as important actors in health and social care ecosystems. The EU-funded IN-4-AHA project will …

by Francesco Condello

In a situation where we have collected a variety of health data from different locations, patients expect to receive more personal and personalised treatment. A personal approach requires a new perspective from healthcare providers.  The seminar ‘Personalised Medicine in Healthcare’ discussed where we have come in the field of personalised medicine and what prevents Estonia …

by Heather Smith

Measuring body temperature with a regular thermometer is yesterday: TempID, the member of Connected Health Cluster, offers an innovative hard- and software solution that measures and records body temperature. With the help of AI4Diag and thanks to pilot-build of health-data collection algorithms, TempID took the measuring of body temperature to a whole new level. During …

by Heather Smith

From the 12 applications that qualified for the smart city solutions competition – Tallinnovation, the city of Tallinn, together with the research and business centre Tehnopol, selected five winners who will make the city’s services and environment more comfortable and modern for both the residents and visitors. The winning solutions were proposed by the following …

by Heather Smith

President of the Estonian Medical Students’ Association Helen Kasemaa and Treasurer of the Estonian Medical Students’ Association Neeme Ilves explain why medical students are interested in innovation and why they decided to join the Connected Health Cluster. According to Kasemaa and Ilves, the Estonian Medical Students’ Association (EstMSA) primarily expects the cluster to allow them …

by Heather Smith

The idea to give medical advice safely over the phone originates from over a decade ago. The joint development of the cluster has now grown into the personalised consultation service provided on the Family Doctors’ Advice Line – the doctor answering the phone can see the callers’ personal health data with their permission to be …

by Heather Smith

In May, the startups from the Tehnopol Startup Incubator participated in the workshop on legal issues, presented by the lawyers from the law firm RASK. After the workshop, we talked with one of the attorney-at-laws at RASK, Timo Kullerkupp, about some important legal issues that every startup needs to know. Read the interview with Timo …

by Heather Smith
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