Health community think tanks this year discussed how to address the challenges of deploying artificial intelligence. The discussion found that systematic and structured data collection and changes in the financing of the whole process were a prerequisite for moving forward with artificial intelligence. According to Piret Hirv, head of the Connected Health Cluster, collaboration between …

by Heather Smith

We recently caught up with Piret who gave us an update on what she thinks about ECHAlliance! Find out more about the Estonian Connected Health Ecosystem.

by Matt Grek

MOWG (Medicine Optimisation Working Group) is inviting all experts in the topic of polypharmacy to join Jana Lass from Estonia and her colleagues in MOWG in preparing the scenario for the first of the MOWG videos. In October 2019 ECHAlliance will publish the first in the series of four videos. The first video will explain …

by Heather Smith

An all-day gathering of the Estonian Ecosystem is taking place on Tuesday 27 August, the topic of which is Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care. The team are keen to engage with international speakers who have knowledge in the obstacles of implementing AI in health and care or can speak on ethical questions such as …

by Heather Smith

On 14th March Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol hosted an Estonian Health Cluster event for 45 participants from different parties. Evaluation perspectives were presented by Estonian Health Insurance Fund, The North Estonia Medical Centre, Connected Health Cluster and digital health companies. Kristian Kidholm from Odense University shared their experience based on evaluation tool MAST (vs NICE). …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health Society (DHS) wholeheartedly welcomes the announcement that Finns and Estonians can collect their e-prescriptions in each other’s countries as of the 21st of January. This enabling action is planned to be the first of a number of real services to realize the many announcements and aspirations across Europe. This Initiative between the two countries will be …

by Matt Grek

LIFT99 wrote in their blog about investments into Estonian startups. They are thrilled to announce that 2018 is going to be a record year for Estonian startups! Tehnopol is happy to say that there are some startups from our campus as well! 6 months in, we’re just €30 M short of swooshing by last year’s results. Here’s …

by Heather Smith

Over the past three days, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol hosted 20 startups around Europe to create another batch of ambassadors and potential foreign entrepreneurs to whom the Baltic and Nordic market entry point would be here. Even though Tallinn is considered to be one of the smallest startup communities in Europe, the digital services provided …

by Heather Smith

Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol in cooperation with Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark are seeking 14 SME’s working with health solutions from the Baltic Sea Region who are interested in having their products or services tested in highly specialised Living Labs. The project ProVaHealth is working to establish and build an internationally specialized network of …

by Heather Smith

According to e-estonia.com, Estonia has been included in the list as one of the most valuable success stories in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) by the World Bank Group report of 2017. The exchange of information and data between different smart devices is already part of our daily lives. Multinational companies like General Electrics – which has shifted …

by Heather Smith
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