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Follow how MEDIFIED evolves as a young startup on the journey of transforming digital healthcare. From the very first spark of an idea about a better professional-patients connection for depression sufferers to the latest of our treatment monitoring software we have made enormous progress.

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19.10.2020

Health Capital Helsinki

The field of mental health is plagued by ineffective and non-personalized treatments. Presently, clinicians can’t effectively monitor the patient recovery process and aren’t therefore able to base the personal treatment decisions on dynamic treatment data, says Co-Founder Valtteri Korkiakoski.

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15.9.2020

Nyyti Ry

The purpose of the survey is to find out students' experiences of mental health rehabilitation and their willingness to use a mobile application to support mental health. In addition, the purpose is to map the desired features and content for a potential mobile application.

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17.11.2020

Accenture

The idea of the Finnish winning team Medified is to create a data-based application that creates a secure communication channel between healthcare professionals and patients with mental health problems. As a reward, Medified was awarded a customized coaching package in which HumAInity challenge partners participate in a variety of ways to support and accelerate Medified’s development.

8.6.2020

Health Capital Helsinki

The first application period was launched in March 2020. The majority of the applications came from Finland and in addition some from Singapore, UK and Latvia. Among a total of 33 high-quality applications representing a wide range of health-related businesses, 18 were chosen for interviews with the incubator team and an external expert.

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 7.5.2020

Oulu Health

A new solution, the Mielipäiväkirja application, offers healthcare professionals an opportunity to monitor their patients’ well-being remotely, even in exceptional circumstances caused, for example, by the coronavirus pandemic.

21.4.2020

Accenture

On Tuesday we streamed the virtual semi-finals of our HumAInity Innovation Challenge. We would like to congratulate Team Medified, NoStress, Breathe, and Healper that was selected by the jury from Accenture, SingularityU Nordic, Swedbank, Samsung, Save the Children, and Furhat Robotics. The four finalists use AI to improve the mental health in the Nordics and have been rewarded 5000 € each to develop their concepts. The winner of the challenge will be announced during the finals in October. 

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9.4.2020

Mielenterveyden Keskusliitto

Tampereen korkeakouluyhteisön opiskelijat ideoivat uusia muotoja masennukseen ja muihin mielenterveyden häiriöihin sairastuneiden tukemiseen yhdessä Mielenterveyden keskusliiton kanssa. Koronatilanteen aiheuttama epävarmuus ja ahdistus vaativat uusia keinoja erityisesti nuorten aikuisten tukemiseen.

15.11.2019

Business Tampere

Medified is a health technology startup founded by three medical students. The company’s rapid growth and progress are huge motivators for entrepreneurs. The startup community of Medified’s home city, Tampere, has supported the young entrepreneurs’ journey from the start.

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15.11.2019

Medified

Medified received valuable international contacts and recognition by finishing in the top 3 Finalists in its category in USWC Finals at Copenhagen last week. Around the globe, the 40 best university-based startups focusing on UN’s 17 SDGs gathered together and competed for the title. 

10.10.2019

Business Tampere

Medified Solutions on kolmen lääketieteenopiskelijan perustama startup-yritys, joka kehittää digitaalisia ratkaisuja depressiopotilaiden alkuvaiheen hoidon tueksi.

 

Opiskelun ja yrittäjyyden yhdistelmä voi kuulostaa haastavalta, mutta kun ympärillä on hyvä tiimi, eivät pitkätkään päivät tunnu niin raskailta.

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12.8.2019

Venture Cup

Medified takes the first step towards global markets as it was selected as one of the most promising university startups around the world. Medified team proceeded to the University Startup World Cup Finals after completing two-month the online program. Finals are held at Copenhagen on November 1st.  

3.8.2019

*Ship Startup Festival

Pitch Captain Competition hosted by *ship Startup Festival, was organized for the 5th time at the city of Kotka. This year 50 startup teams took part in the competition, where 10 teams were selected for the finals at Kotka market square.

26.11.2020

University of Helsinki

The main objective of the HELSEED entrepreneurship programme, which was launched in spring 2020, is to inspire students to advance their business ideas as well as to teach skills related to drawing up business plans and pitching ideas. The most promising startups can receive up to €50,000 in initial funding.

More than 20 businesses or projects took part in the programme. Medified was among the eight finalist and will continue in the the programme.

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27.11.2020

Suomen Yrittäjät

The winner of the Business Idea Competition for students of the Tampere University community was announced in the remote final on Friday 27 November.

 

The competition organized by Pirkanmaa Entrepreneurs was won by a group of medical students whose Medified application brings improvement to the treatment of mental illnesses. The winning team will receive a scholarship worth 5,000 euros which will be awarded from the fund of entrepreneurial counselor Antti Wettervik.

9.12.2020

Tampere University

Teams from Tampere Universities dominated an international competition that sought new innovations for promoting sustainable urban development and addressing social challenges. Medified took first place with its mobile mental health application.

 

The goal of the competition organised by the Alliance of Guangzhou International Sister-City Universities (GISU) was to support the sustainable development of cities with the help of scientific and technological innovations.

22.1.2021

Terminal

Mental health apps are providing wider access to mental health services than ever before, and new approaches to old problems are offering real solace to millions, beating back the social stigma around mental health in the process.

 

Engineering teams from around the world competed to develop mental health solutions in a 29-day period in Terminal Tech Takes On Mental Health hackathon. Medified placed 2nd with their solution. The contest received 36 projects from 220 participants, working to create solutions in the areas of mindfulness, togetherness, gratefulness, accessibility, and more.

10.5.2021

Health Incubator Helsinki

Medified Solutions has big news: The company has launched a mental health monitoring app that is available for everyone to download without charge. The CE-marked app, originally developed for clinical use, allows its users to monitor their daily mood, and identify and control the factors affecting it with the help of various questions and individual psychoeducational responses.

 

The app helps to identify factors affecting the daily mood and provides tools to enhance wellbeing. “We believe this app release is very timely now when mental health services are going through a significant digital leap,” says Valtteri Korkiakoski, CEO and founder of Medified.

10.5.

Kauppalehti

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Mediuutiset

17.5.2021

Good News from Finland

The pandemic, however, has disrupted or halted critical mental health services in many countries and escalated mental health issues globally.

Below are five Finnish companies on a mission to support mental health and wellbeing with innovative solutions...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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10.5.2019

Kasvu Open

20 companies have been selected for the Future Health and Wellbeing Growth Track out of 68 high-level applicants. The companies represent a wide spectrum of innovations ranging from health and wellbeing solutions to drug development, occupational welfare and diagnostics. The 20 growth-seeking companies selected for the Future Health and Wellbeing Growth Track share a mission to improve human health, increase wellbeing, and genuinely improve the world.

 
 

15.9.2021

The Shortcut

We all know that mental health is crucial to our professional and personal life, but did you know there's a fast-paced tech industry behind it?

 

According to the Globe Newswire study, the global Mental Health Software Market is expected to reach nearly four billion dollars by 2025. There is a huge potential for tech and health industry professionals, startup founders, and investors.

 

In our event My Startup Debut - Mind and Tech we will discuss the state of the industry and where it's heading in Finland and the journeys of the amazing companies at the forefront of this megatrend.

9.-10.11.2021

Satakunta Digihealth

Hyvinvointiteknologia messut esittelee monipuolisesti teknologian ja digitaalisten palveluiden tilaa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa. Lu­vas­sa on in­nos­ta­via ja mo­ni­puo­li­sia asian­tun­ti­ja­pu­heen­vuo­ro­ja, de­mo­ja ja haas­tat­te­lu­ja, työ­pa­jo­ja ja si­mu­laa­tioi­ta sekä mie­len­kiin­toi­sia kes­kus­te­lu­ja sote-alan di­gi­taa­li­sis­ta pal­ve­luis­ta, hy­vin­voin­ti­tek­no­lo­gias­ta, ro­bo­tii­kas­ta ja te­ko­ä­lys­tä!

4.11.2021

Medified Solutions

Letter to Editor -publication published in Psychiatria Fennica shows the importance of co-creation processes in the development of dynamic treatment monitoring solution for mental health issues and present the preliminary results of MEDIFIED pilot test. The publication discusses the benefits of a digital monitoring solution developed to support mental health treatment. In addition, the publication highlights the benefits of co-creation processes between professionals, patients, companies, and researchers in the development.

16.11.2021

Slush

Slush 100 highlights the ones that are at the very core of Slush – early-stage startups. The 20 best pitchers, chosen out of 100 in our online pre-qualifications, will pitch in the Startup Studio during Slush Day 1. The three best that make it to the finals will be spotlighted on the Founder Stage during Day 2. 

9.11.2021

Medified Solutions

Starting today, MEDIFIED Users can view their mood changes with a broader summary outlook view. The outlook view now shows more information from mood trend, diary entries, clinical test result development, in addition to a more advanced caledar view.

28.3.2019

Business Tampere

Nordic Startup School is a program organized in collaboration with Golden Gateway and Startup Tampere, the initiative under Business Tampere, to help the most promising startups boost their quest for international success. Now the search is over, and the organizers have eventually selected eight startups, along with five prospects to join them.

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18.3.2019

Y-Kampus

Medified-tiimi ovat Valtteri Korkiakoski, Karlo Seppänen ja Jussi Kurikka. He kävivät ensimmäisessä yhteisessä palaverissaan Y-kampuksella (nykyinen HUBS) viime vuoden lopulla, ja nyt helmikuussa tiimi voitti Red Brick Accelerator -kiihdyttämön finaalin. Nyt he matkaavat kohti seuraavaa kiihdyttämöä ja ensimmäistä pilottia.

We are thrilled to announce the publishing of the thesis 'Piloting a New Service in a Healthcare Living Lab Environment – Case: Medified'

8.2.2022

Medified Solutions

During the last year, we cooperated with thesis researcher Jaakko Hannula from Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The study aims to apply a service desing approach to the pilot process to co-creatively improve the customer experience and develop an improved late-stage-prototype of the service in a public healthcare contect.

22.2.2022

Mediuutiset

Starting today, MEDIFIED Users can view their mood changes with a broader summary outlook view. The outlook view now shows more information from mood trend, diary entries, clinical test result development, in addition to a more advanced caledar view.

2.3.2022

Health Incubator Helsinki

During the last year, we cooperated with thesis researcher Jaakko Hannula from Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The study aims to apply a service desing approach to the pilot process to co-creatively improve the customer experience and develop an improved late-stage-prototype of the service in a public healthcare contect.

22.2.2022

Medtech News+

During the last year, we cooperated with thesis researcher Jaakko Hannula from Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The study aims to apply a service desing approach to the pilot process to co-creatively improve the customer experience and develop an improved late-stage-prototype of the service in a public healthcare contect.

9.-10.11.2021

Satakunta Digihealth

Hyvinvointiteknologia messut esittelee monipuolisesti teknologian ja digitaalisten palveluiden tilaa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa. Lu­vas­sa on in­nos­ta­via ja mo­ni­puo­li­sia asian­tun­ti­ja­pu­heen­vuo­ro­ja, de­mo­ja ja haas­tat­te­lu­ja, työ­pa­jo­ja ja si­mu­laa­tioi­ta sekä mie­len­kiin­toi­sia kes­kus­te­lu­ja sote-alan di­gi­taa­li­sis­ta pal­ve­luis­ta, hy­vin­voin­ti­tek­no­lo­gias­ta, ro­bo­tii­kas­ta ja te­ko­ä­lys­tä!

16.11.2021

Slush

Slush 100 highlights the ones that are at the very core of Slush – early-stage startups. The 20 best pitchers, chosen out of 100 in our online pre-qualifications, will pitch in the Startup Studio during Slush Day 1. The three best that make it to the finals will be spotlighted on the Founder Stage during Day 2. 

9.11.2021

Medified Solutions

Starting today, MEDIFIED Users can view their mood changes with a broader summary outlook view. The outlook view now shows more information from mood trend, diary entries, clinical test result development, in addition to a more advanced caledar view.

8.2.2022

Medified Solutions

During the last year, we cooperated with thesis researcher Jaakko Hannula from Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The study aims to apply a service desing approach to the pilot process to co-creatively improve the customer experience and develop an improved late-stage-prototype of the service in a public healthcare contect.

9.-10.11.2021

Satakunta Digihealth

Hyvinvointiteknologia messut esittelee monipuolisesti teknologian ja digitaalisten palveluiden tilaa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa. Lu­vas­sa on in­nos­ta­via ja mo­ni­puo­li­sia asian­tun­ti­ja­pu­heen­vuo­ro­ja, de­mo­ja ja haas­tat­te­lu­ja, työ­pa­jo­ja ja si­mu­laa­tioi­ta sekä mie­len­kiin­toi­sia kes­kus­te­lu­ja sote-alan di­gi­taa­li­sis­ta pal­ve­luis­ta, hy­vin­voin­ti­tek­no­lo­gias­ta, ro­bo­tii­kas­ta ja te­ko­ä­lys­tä!

16.11.2021

Slush

Slush 100 highlights the ones that are at the very core of Slush – early-stage startups. The 20 best pitchers, chosen out of 100 in our online pre-qualifications, will pitch in the Startup Studio during Slush Day 1. The three best that make it to the finals will be spotlighted on the Founder Stage during Day 2. 

9.11.2021

Medified Solutions

Starting today, MEDIFIED Users can view their mood changes with a broader summary outlook view. The outlook view now shows more information from mood trend, diary entries, clinical test result development, in addition to a more advanced caledar view.

8.2.2022

Medified Solutions

During the last year, we cooperated with thesis researcher Jaakko Hannula from Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The study aims to apply a service desing approach to the pilot process to co-creatively improve the customer experience and develop an improved late-stage-prototype of the service in a public healthcare contect.