VTT wearable sensor guides visually impaired

January 10, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor device for the visually impaired that enables them to sense their environment and move around in a safer manner.

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Finnish Tuutu Baby Box lands Down Under

September 26, 2016

The traditional Finnish baby box has hit the market in Australia, with the introduction of Tuutu Baby Box.

IBM strategic investments boost Finnish healthcare

September 14, 2016

Finland and IBM are teaming up to develop personalised healthcare and spark economic growth with Watson.

No sweat – Finnish research develops antiperspirant device

May 9, 2016

Just in time for summer, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a safe and consumer-friendly treatment device for excessive sweating.

Finnish research a hub for locating infectious diseases

April 27, 2016

A project coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is developing ways of reducing the risk of pandemics and managing other high-threat pathogen incidents in transport hubs.

Finnish study highlights health impact of sufficient sleep

April 25, 2016

A research by the University of Helsinki finds that sleep loss is detrimental to blood vessels. The researchers behind the study emphasise good, sufficient sleep in preventing common diseases.

Finnish research: genetic mutations prevent diabetes complications

February 12, 2016

A Finnish study has identified two genetic mutations that appear to lower the risk of contracting a diabetic retinal or kidney disease.

Canada to adopt Finland’s baby box model

January 26, 2016

The Finnish maternity package model has been adopted by more than 30 countries and Canada is the next one on the list.

Unique test lab for health development opened in Finland

October 22, 2015

Oulu University Hospital (OYS) has opened a new test laboratory in Oulu, Northern Finland. The Testlab is one-of-a-kind on a global scale: the innovations and products can be tested through the entire service chain from a private home all the way to health centres and hospitals.

Finnish support for elderly independence on a roll

October 5, 2015

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a smart rollator prototype that harnesses VTT’s Internet of Things expertise.

Aalto University to open Healthcare Management Business School in Beijing

June 15, 2015

Finnish Aalto University has signed a strategic agreement together with HNA Unicare Health Group and Pan Asia International Education Center in Beijing to establish the first Healthcare Management Business School.