Twenty-four teams from Finland and beyond were invited to face the challenges of the OuluHealth Hack. They brainstormed in Oulu to find innovations that will shake up the future health care industry. Health care is undergoing digital transformation, which brings numerous challenges and the need for improvements. To answer these needs OuluHealth and Ultrahack have …

by Heather Smith

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

Less reliance on hospitals & more care closer to home – Health Secretary outlines revolution in Wales’ health & social care The proposals are set out in the Welsh Government’s long-term plan for the future of health and social care in Wales, A Healthier Wales, which focuses on providing more joined-up services, in community settings …

by Heather Smith

Christian Estrosi, the Major of Nice, has made the issue of Health one of his major priorities. With respect to this, the City of Nice has directed its efforts towards improving the quality of life of its inhabitants: 1. Since 2015 has implemented an innovative health policy to address arising health challenges 2. Incorporated the …

by Heather Smith

RMIT Europe will host this symposium as a collaboration with the International Network of Ecosystems of ECHAlliance as part of the ECHA Catalan Ecosystem Don’t miss this upcoming half-day symposium and networking lunch on how design and technology can transform healthcare for an ageing population. This is a must-attend event for people working across the health ecosystem …

by Matt Grek

On May 7th, the CSG organized a seminar on opportunities for Galician companies of the health sector in Europe, with the support of the Vigo Free Zone Consortium. The morning program focused on a presentation of the ECHAlliance health ecosystem network (www.echalliance.com), led by Joan Cornet, member of the director committee. The main objective of …

by Matt Grek

Greek eHealth Ecosystem of Digital Health meeting was held on 16 April 2018 at the National School of Public Health in Athens. The presentations and panel revolved around the digital transformation of the Greek national healthcare system and the role of eHealth ecosystems withing this. Among the presenters were dr. Christina Papanikolaou of the Insititute …

by Matt Grek

Co-creating success in Social Care with Assisted Living Tech The organisers expressed delight with the success of this co-creation event on how technology can help in the area of assisted living within social care.  The event took place in the test and mock-up facilites of the Health Innovation Centre in Odense in South Denmark. The …

by Matt Grek

Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem Gathering was held on April 27.  Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) hosted the conference on behalf of the Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem, a member of the ECHAlliance International Connected Health Ecosystem Network. Entitled ‘Social Care & Connected Health Matters’, it brought together a range of speakers from across …

by Matt Grek