Research collaboration strengthens Vaasa Welfare Technology Ecosystem has recently started a research collaboration project between two universities; Åbo Akademi University and University of Vaasa as well as two universities of applied sciences; Novia University of Applied Sciences and VAMK University of Applied Sciences. It is a long awaited step forward and it is great that …

by Heather Smith

In COVID19-times, it’s a risky and vulnerable task for a human being to screen patients and relatives coming for a visit to a care facility. In order to protect the human being from the coronavirus, scenarios where the robot Pepper is the first agent one meets when enrolling for a care meeting are designed and …

by Heather Smith

Business Finland and German ZIM programme are looking for inspiring market-oriented joint projects between small and medium-sized enterprises in Finland and Germany. The call is currently ongoing and is open until September 15, 2020. Project ideas should stem from the companies’ own needs and can belong to any domain. The projects should involve the development …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health Society  Summit in Helsinki  11 & 12 December 2019 “Connecting Digital Health & Data Initiatives in Europe” Last week we held the first DHS Summit in Finland under the patronage of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the Council of Europe. The first day was focused on the Finnish Digital system …

by Heather Smith

Our vision is to Increase people’s welfare through a flexible and transparent network on regional, national and international level. Bring together academia, public sector, industry and NGOs in co-creating human centered, smart, efficient welfare technology solutions in the region of Ostrobothnia.  Our aim is to: To foster a collaborative innovation-friendly environment and take on joint …

by Heather Smith