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  • 2. Wellness Trends
  • 3. Consumerism Self-tracking, Gamification, self-care, managing usability health at home Smart environment Tele-health care Mobile solutions, social media, cloud services Prevention Independent Communities, living user-generated health care
  • 4. Health and Wellness is a Megatrend Main market drivers are aging population (600 million people over 60), chronic diseases (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, hypertension and certain cancers) and overweight (1,6 billion people). (Source: World Health Organisation) Escalating costs and lack of resources drive new innovations and result in a rapidly growing field of business and one of the most promising global markets. For many health care and wellness companies, Oulu is one of the leading environments for research, product development and pilot projects. As a result several new products and services related to health care field are being created and tested for the first time in Oulu. In Oulu region, 14.000 people work for 1.400 companies and communities within the health and social services sector.
  • 5. Leading Company Showcases
  • 6. Caritas FoundationBusiness brief: Caritas Foundation provides awide range of high quality services for the elderlyand disabled people in Northern Finland.Product category: Care centers, care homes and24/7 home care for elderly and disabled people,health care, rehabilitation, respite care, socialactivitiesMain milestones achieved so far: 5 care centers opened 2003–2010 4 international TEKES-funded development projects in 2009–2013 Contact person: Matias Itkonen, CFO Outstanding service provider in Oulu region Contact info: 3. generation care center will be opened in 2013 Tel. +358 45 672 1414Looking for international co-operation partners todevelop new solutions in the field of social care.
  • 7. Corame OyBusiness brief: Our mission is to provide healthand wellbeing monitoring solutions both for pro-fessionals and individual consumers.Product category: Solutions for quality-of-lifehealth monitoringMain milestones achieved so far: We are number one solution provider in Finland in perceived quality-of-life monitoring Currently over 35 units in 11 hospitals or nursing homes using our solutions Coronaria Oy, one of the leading service Contact person: Mikko Katajamäki, CEO operators in the health sector, is one of our Contact info: main customers with over 10 of their units using Tel. +358 40 415 4253 our solutions.
  • 8. Innokas Medical OyBusiness brief: Contract design and manufacturingof Medical Devices behind global world-classmedical brands as well as specialized niche players.Product Category: Engineering, design, manu-facturing and life-cycle management services forMedical DevicesMain milestones achieved so far: ISO9001:2000 and ISO13485:2003 certificates for design and manufacture of Medical Devices FDA registration for all sites (Oulu, Kempele; Helsinki; Rakvere, Estonia). Contact Person: Jouni Ihme, Managing Director Contact Info: Tel. +358 400 689 824
  • 9. LogicaBusiness brief: Logica is a Pan-European IT serviceprovider having innovative solutions for multipleindustries such as healthcare and pharma. Weunderstand healthcare processes and focus on ourcustomers’ customers – in healthcare on patients –to help our clients to provide efficient, high qualityservices.Product category: IT software, solutions and servicefor healthcare and other industries; both industryspecific systems such as EPR, PHR, and generic sys-tems such as invoicing, payroll, etc.Main milestones achieved so far: Contact person: Janne Aaltonen, Medical Director We are #1 healthcare IT provider in Finland. Contact info: 60 % of Finnish population is taken care by Logica’s Tel. +358 50 410 8237 EHR and/or HIS/PAS products in specialized care and 42 % in primary care.
  • 10. Mawell OyBusiness brief: Mawell solutions provide in-creased efficiency to healthcare and welfareprofessionals – more time to care.Product category: Healthcare and welfareservices and solutionsMain milestones achieved so far: We have brought to Finnish healthcare organizations the next generation diagnostic and medical imaging tools, provided citizens an online access to health and social care services and created centralized call centers for health care organizations. Contact person: Anssi Ylimaula, Chief Operating Officer Contact info: Tel. +358 20 768 0706
  • 11. Polar Electro OyBusiness brief: Designing, engineering andmanufacturing Training Computers, Fitnessmanagement and Coaching solutions forexercisers, sports enthusiasts, professionalathletes, fitness clubs, professional sport teams,education sector and fitness equipmentmanufacturers.Product category: Sports electronicsMain milestones achieved so far: Inventor of the first wireless heart rate monitor Pioneer and Global market leader in Training computers Contact person: Kirsti Laasio, Group Brand Director Worldwide distribution. Contact info: Tel. +358 8 5202 100
  • 12. Oy ProWellness LtdBusiness brief: ProWellness has developed andmarketed regional solutions for the prevention,care and management of long-term conditionsfor public and private healthcare organisationssince 1996.Product category: Software product solutionsfor healthcare and wellnessMain milestones achieved so far: ProWellness has a large customer base in Finland: in more than 50 % of all the Health Districts ProWellness solutions are used in primary and/or secondary care. Contact person: Markku Savusalo, Vice President In the UK and Ireland ProWellness has 15 Contact info: customer sites and made a market entry to Tel. +358 424 5555 503 India in 2011.
  • 13. Respecta OyBusiness brief: Respecta Oy offers Finland’sbroadest and most comprehensive selectionof well-researched and individualized assistivedevices and related services.Product category: Prostheses, orthoses, foot-wear, insoles, assistive devices for movement,daily routines and vehicles. Assistive devicerental and maintenance serviceMain milestones achieved so far: Well-known and trusted supplier and partner for health care districts, municipalities, insurance companies and individual consumer customers Contact person: Sasu Leskelä, Director, Quality management fulfills ISO 9001 standards Customers and Services for quality and ISO 14001 standards for Contact info: environment. Tel. +358 40 348 8567
  • 14. TietoBusiness brief: Tieto helps healthcare andwelfare organizations to improve the qualityand efficiency of their services. We enable ourcustomers to optimize processes, reduce waitingtimes, secure the flow of information, makehigh-quality decisions and empower citizens.Product category: Healthcare and welfareservices and solutionsMain milestones achieved so far: The leading healthcare & welfare ICT solution provider in the Nordic countries with a strong Contact person: Minna Rautakorpi, Marketing position in Germany and the Netherlands and Communications Manager Over 2.000 customers and their 300.000 Contact info: professionals in 10 countries. Tel. +358 45 261 6888
  • 15. Videra OyBusiness brief: Videra Virtual Care is a versatileservice concept that makes use of the latestavailable video conferencing technology.A real-time video link provides the social servicesto health care sector and health care professionalswith revolutionary cost-effective solutions.Product category: Virtual Care solutions that areusing the latest videoconferencing technologyMain milestones achieved so far: Videra Virtual Care service has more than 250 customers from elderly people to rehabilitation Contact person: Erja Kantola, Account Manager patients. Contact info: Tel. +358 10 3226 254
  • 16. New StartUp Showcases
  • 17. Eneris SolutionsBusiness brief: IT-solutions to optimize laboriousprocesses in company operations.Product category:a) Tailored solutions to optimize laborious processesb) HIFRA-tool to analyze risk of hip fractureMain milestones achieved so far: Well-known and trusted software co-operation partner for health care companies HIFRA-product is waiting for comprehensive clinical tests Contact person: Tuomas Fabritius, Managing DirectorWe are looking for enterprise customers or Contact info: tuomas.fabritius@eneris.compotential co-operation partners in the field of Tel. +358 50 534 5311health care.
  • 18. FAM SportsBusiness brief: FAM Sports is a non-invasivedevice to assess neuromuscular loading of anathlete, to optimize training effect and recovery,and avoid overtraining.Product category: Athletic training, sportperformance improvementMain milestones achieved so far: Clinically validated, first-ever neuromuscular loading assessment tool for personal use Professional version of the product on the market and used by professional sports organizations in Europe Contact person: Katriina Otsamo, COO Consumer version to be released in Contact info: H1/2012. Tel. +358 44 551 3005
  • 19. NewWell Ltd.Business brief: All automated remote stress monitoringfor physical load management and performanceimprovement.Product category: Activity monitoring devices, Tracking,Wellness TechnologyMain milestones achieved so far: Interdisciplinary scientific R&D ■ 2006−2010 for military sector ■ 2010− for wellness sector 2010 MILitUP concept release, pilot customers (military sector) 2011 Cooperation with American Defense Contact person: Jukka Huovinen, CEO International (ADI) Contact info: 2011 Home Coach concept release (mobile SW, Tel. +358 50 442 1267 Android OS; Android Market).Seeking distributors in Finland, Europe and NorthAmerica.
  • 20. Otometri OyBusiness brief: With help of Otometri’s Ear Control-internet service parents can monitor the status ofchildren’s ears relating to ear infections at home.The service makes it possible to prevent unneces-sary medical visits and useless usage of antibiotics.Product category: Non-invasive medical devicesand equipment for home useMain milestones achieved do far: Product Launch Q4/2010 10 000+ measurements done until Q2/2011Seeking distributors in Finland, Europe andNorth America. Contact person: Manne Hannula, CEO Contact info: Tel. +358 45 321 9440
  • 21. Valkee OyBusiness brief: Develops and produces Bright LightHeadsets for people struggling with mood disorders,especially seasonal affective disorder.Product category: Medical devices with CE Class II(a)certificationMain milestones achieved so far: Invention of a new and more effective way to deliver light into brain via auditory canals Excellent clinical results in intervention involving patients with severe seasonal affective disorder in 2008–2011 Product launch in March 2010 The Brain imaging results suggesting that the Contact person: Juuso Nissilä, CSO, Co-Founder brain tissue is inherently light-sensitive in Contact info: May 2011 Tel. +358 40 701 9897 Showing that the human brain is light- sensitive by localizing the photoreceptor protein OPN3 in the brain in August 2011.
  • 22. Wisecom OyBusiness brief: Developing and producing empow-ering well-being applications for families and com-munities based on positive psychology and solution-focused approach.Product category: Mobile and internet applicationsfor enhancing well-being and motivation in differentage groupsMain milestones achieved so far: Patent Application 2/2011 Launch of WiseSteps® Student 3/2011 Launch of WiseSteps® Kids 8/2011 Pilot and research projects in co-operation Contact person: Ari Rautiainen, CEO with OULLabs, CIE and Ritaharju School Contact info: Tel. +358 50 534 3140Looking for business partners in the European andUS Markets.
  • 23. Expert Organizations
  • 24. Oulu Wellness Institute - OWIBusiness brief: We support companies and otheractors in the commercialization of the world-classcompetence and services of the wellness sector.Product category: Wellness industry knowledgecluster/Non-profitMain milestones achieved so far: We have created networks, arranged partner- ships, evaluated business ideas, coached entrepreneurs, created wellness industry community and helped entrepreneurs on their path toward global marketplace. Contact person: Eeva Kiuru, Executive Director We have also created two event concepts: Contact info: StartUp Week and Wellness Business Club. Tel. +358 40 588 6237 www.startupweek.fiThe brochure is sponsored by Oulu Wellness Institute and OSKE Health and Well-being Cluster Programme
  • 25. OSKE Health and Well-being Cluster Programme Business brief: OSKE Health and Well-being Cluster Programme is a development platform for health and wellness services and associated technologies. The objective of the cluster is to support successful businesses and link research to commercialization. Product category: Wellness industry development/ Non-profit Main milestones achieved so far:  More than 600 companies have participated in the cluster’s activities in seminars, fairs etc.  The cluster has initiated new international Contact person: Ilpo Kuronen, Programme Director networks such as EuMHA and NIMAC which Contact info: have an impact on innovation within the sector. Tel. +358 45 139 3757  More than 200 companies have got substantial assistance to their business development in forms of coaching, training and networking. www.hyvinvointiklusteri.fiThe brochure is sponsored by Oulu Wellness Institute and OSKE Health and Well-being Cluster Programme