Megical brings black-box thinking to healthcare

May 7, 2019

Aviation is light-years ahead of healthcare in terms of using data to improve safety. Helsinki-based Megical has set out to bridge the gap by injecting a dose of black-box thinking to healthcare.

Meru Health raises EUR 4.2 million in funding

April 29, 2019

Digital health company Meru Health has raised 4.2 million euros in a seed funding round led by Freestyle Capital and supported by Bonit Capital, Y Combinator, Lifeline Ventures and IT-Farm. 

ArcDia licenses mariPOC technology in China

April 10, 2019

Finnish company ArcDia International has signed an exclusive licence agreement with Xinhua Healthcare for commercialising its mariPOC diagnostics technology in China.

Finnish health technology exports continue to grow

April 4, 2019

Health technology exports from Finland totaled 2.3 billion euros in 2018, after increasing by 3.4 per cent year on year, according to export and import figures released by Healthtech Finland.

NewIcon raises EUR 4.9 million in funding

April 4, 2019

Health technology company NewIcon has closed a record-breaking funding round of 4.9 million euros.

Planmeca and NST begin co-operation

March 13, 2019

Finnish health technology company Planmeca has signed a co-operation agreement with Navigate Surgical Technologies (NST) to explore ways to enhance precision in surgery and streamline digital workflows.

Finnish expertise helps detect stomach cancer

March 12, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has collaborated with eight organisations to develop a prototype of the SniffPhone, a small sensory device that can detect stomach cancer in a person’s exhaled breath. 

Mobidiag finds multiple international distributors

February 26, 2019

Finnish diagnostics company Mobidiag has inked several exclusive distribution agreements for its Amplidiag and Novodiag products in Europe and the Middle East.

Abomics expands into new markets

January 28, 2019

Finnish healthtech company Abomics has signed a memorandum of understanding with Marand, a Slovenian IT solutions provider for healthcare.

Finnish medtech lands on Silicon Republic’s list

January 25, 2019

Silicon Republic has listed 25 life science and medtech startups to watch in 2019 giving the nod to Finnish startups Etsimo, Aiforia and Oura.

Nightingale secures EUR 20 million in funding

January 22, 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a 20 million-euro loan to Nightingale Health, boosting the Finnish biotech company’s research and development efforts.