It’s not a wonder if you would see collaboration of health, wellness and technology in heath sector. There are so many startups facilitates you from a fertility-tracking apps to smart toothbrushes, startups are tackling all areas of the healthcare spectrum.
Among all these startups we have handpicked few, which are best in their games. Here are listed top 32 companies in Europe which are transforming the healthcare sector.
Withings is the company that leads the connected-health revolution. Founded by visionary innovators Cedric Hutuchings and Eric Carreel, Withings creates cutting edge devices and applications that empower people to improve their daily lives to achieve better long term health. Since 2009, Withings has buils a range of products that cover the five pillars of health (weight, heart, activity, sleep and enviornment), including the Smart Body Analyzer scale, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor, the Withings Aura, Withings Home, Withings Thermo and activity trackers including: Withings Pluse Ox, Withings Go and the Withings Activate range.
Every piece of data collected comes to life in the free Withings Health Mate application where users can find coaching and motivational tools to shape every aspect of their health.
Nyxoah is a pioneering medical device company, engaged in developing a novel diagnostic and therapeutic solution to combat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
The company is driven by the vision that OSA sufferers should not be encumbered by clumsy devices or complex and expensive surgical procedures. Technology should be harnessed in a way that promises the best quality of life and the least possible discomfort.
Pixium Vision was created in December 2011 by Bernard Gilly, Prof. José-Alain Sahel and several renowned scientists from prestigious academic and technology institutions in France and around the world.
Pixium Vision is developing innovative Bionic Vision Restoration Systems (VRS), which are active implantable medical devices intended to treat blindness resulting from the degeneration of retinal photoreceptor cells. These devices are intended for blind patients whose optic nerve remain functional.
Lifesum is a Stockholm based digital health startup offering people a flexible platform to help them forge good habits for an improved overall quality of life and healthy, balanced lifestyle. The app is available on Android and iOS and has had over 13 million downloads to date.
We’re a team of 41 – some Swedish, some German, some Italian, some Icelandic, some Brazilian…the list goes on. Most importantly we’re a team, and that’s as real in the practical everyday realities of working with the app, as it is a title. We work collaboratively; always focused, havingfun, and remembering that we need each other in order to create something of real value.
We have big ambitions and are growing fast! We need more of the best and the brightest software engineers, designers, product managers and health gurus that want to join us and make the world a healthier and happier place.
Founded in 2014, Bellabeat, top 5Y COMBINATOR company in W14 class, creates beautiful, innovative products that help women easily track their overall health and wellness, and get connected to their body and mind throughout different stages in life.
Bellabeat helps create a better, healthier lifestyle by bringing intuitive wellness tools to women, encouraging them to take care of their health and to be informed. Bellabeat has always been inspired by the beauty and power of nature, which is incorporated into all of their products. Some of the company’s top investors are SV ANGEL, UNIVERSAL, CRUNCHFUND, Nicolas Berggruen, Justin .Kan, Michael Seibel, Paul Buchheit, Tom Fallows, CherubicVC, and Adrian Aoun.
HeiaHeia is a web & mobile motivation tool for wellness and fitness, available for both individuals and organizations. HeiaHeia has been successfully used in hundreds of wellness programs and 94% of HeiaHeia users state that HeiaHeia encourages them to move more.
HeiaHeia allows anyone in your organisation to easily log and keep track of any kind of wellness activity. People can also share activities with friends as well as cheer and comment them. Support from friends is one of the strongest motivators for improving one’s own health behaviour.
NeuroNation is a driven and fast growing startup with the mission to create the best training for your brain. We believe to be part of a positive social change which combines physical and cognitive health, and increases the quality of life of every member. We aim to live our vision every day, not just for ourselves and our company, but for everyone engaging with our training. NeuroNation is a gamified brain training for web and app. We collaborate with world-renowned neuroscientists to create the most effective training for your brain.
With gamification in our DNA, we motivate more than 7 million members to achieve their peak performances. Our training is used as a career companion as well as in the prevention of stress and dementia. NeuroNation is the first brain training to be reimbursed by a public health insurance. We have been distinguished by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Federal Association of the German Health Insurer AOK. On top of that, we’re the world’s best rated brain training in the Google Playstore.
mySugr was founded in 2011 by Frank, Fredrik, Gerald and Michael. Frank and Fredrik, have diabetes themselves. We also have a few more members with diabetes in our team: Marlis, Ilka, Kyle, Scott and Anton. We cannot express how important it is to have them involved because people with diabetes understand what people with diabetes need. But we feel the same way about our non diabetic members too; they work hard to help us tame our diabetes monsters. We are all bound together by our desire to fundamentally improve diabetes therapy.
Our vision is to reduce work-related stress and make work life more sustainable. By leveraging technology, our aim is to build state of the art health programmes which are evidence based, smartphone-driven and preventative.
We provide employers tools and mechanisms to improve their employee’s well being. Our flagship product is an evidence based mobile resilience programme for employees which provides personalized improvement plans and interventions based on biometric information tracked by a smartphone.
Kolibree is a company dedicated to connected innovative digital solutions to improve and encourage healthy living.Kolibree’s flagship product, our connected electric toothbrush allows you to transform what was once a tedious activity into a fun and creative experience for the whole family using 3D motion sensor technology. Our Android & iOS apps provide individual brushing programs, real time feedback and games to keep kids and adults motivated to improve their brushing habits. Kolibree has offices in New York, Paris and Hong Kong.
Kolibree’s connected electric toothbrush allows you to take control of your family’s oral health.
Teddy the Guardian
A medical technology start up based out of Zagreb, Croatia, have developed and launched a medical sensor technology for children. But in the form of a teddy bear.
The product is called Teddy the Guardian, a plushie installed with sensors that measure heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and temperature, and then relay that data via Bluetooth to a parent’s phone. The sensors are scattered around the bear’s body pressing a fingerto the bear’s paw, for instance, takes heart rate and oxygen levels.
The idea behind disguising medical tech as a lovable toy is to provide parents and pediatricians more accurate, consistent data points. When a child is stressed out about going to the doctor, his or her vital signs will be skewed. Taking data points when the child is in a neutral emotional state can give doctors a wealth of good information to compare against when something is wrong.
Mendor is a Finnish company, committed to the design, development and marketing of advanced diabetes management products. Mendor has launched a revolutionary, easy to use, portable 3G blood glucose meter and web based software application for the daily management of diabetes. Mendor has designed its productstogether with users and diabetes experts to address the needs of people withdiabetes requiring regular blood glucose monitoring.
Clue is the world’s fastest growing period tracking and fertility app. It calculates and predictsthe user’s fertile window, period and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and informs when they are the most or least likely to get pregnant.
Clue has more than two million active users in over 180 countries, and is one of the most popularapps in the “Health & Fitness” category in the United States, Germany, France, Mexico and many others. Women love and trust Clue because it is accurate, fast and easy to use.
The app is free and available in ten languages on iOS, Android and Apple Watch.
Aiden is a “pocket therapist” helping people overcome depression and avoid later relapses. The cloud-based health service rewires dysfunctional thought patterns by tracking the user’s psycho-behavioral metrics, and acting as a sounding board to critically challenge and replace the content of negative thoughts.
The Aiden team aspires to augment Cognitive Behavioral Therapy methods with the use of smart technology in order to leap from simple mood-tracking to a genuine psychotherapy experience. Complemented by an expert board of professional therapists, the Aiden team is on a mission to encourage people to reclaim their lives from depression.
Mimi Hearing Technologies GmbH is a mHealth company with the mission to develop smartphone based tools for people around the world to hear better.
Mimi is the easiest entry solution to make people hear better. Giving you full control, and focusing on the power of digital and mobile technology. Based in Berlin, we develop smart hearing technology based on hearing enhancement algorithms and a machine-learning platform. Transforming a burdensome process into an accessible, affordable and attractive experience.
Medopad is a global leader in enterprise mobile health solutions that enables healthcare without boundaries by uniting doctors and patients using mobile devices and wearables.
The Medopad platform can bring together multiple medical databases, sensors in wearables and appsto capture patient data. As a result, the doctor can make informed decisions based on real time data. At the same time, patients become part of improving their own health through higher engagement and enhanced conversation with their doctor. The result is an improved quality of care with lower operating costs.
The Vapio app (formerly Smokio) tracks your everyday vaping activity. The Vapio app requires a Vapio vaporizer. Using a single Vapio account login will ensure that all of your data is synced even if you use multiple devices. Unlike basic vaporizers, Vapio lets you monitor your real time intake by measuring number of puffs and nicotine levels. It shows how well you are doing thanks to insightful reports and customized notifications. The Vapio app lets you know where you vape themost too.
Toothpick.com is UK’s leading online booking platform for dentist appointments. 100,000 users have come to us for live booking, aggregated reviews, our own rating system, and price comparison for both NHS and private dentists. Our service builds on true real-time technology, with dentists calendars updating every 3 seconds through integration with the world’s leading practice softwareprovider. We give our users the ability to make informed choices about their dental care, and we send great dentists the foot flow they deserve.
We believe continuous accurate measurement of health data can provide positive and more informed health outcomes for our users. Our unique sensor and service developments are paving the way for temperature sensing in a broad range of health applications, such as fertility, sleep and pain management. Our lead product, DuoFertility, is an easy-to-use and discreet ovulation monitoring sensor and service, which is FDA cleared as a mobile fertility product. It is helpingwomen conceive naturally, rather than go down more stressful, expensive and invasive routes.
MIRA Rehab is a company with the mission to motivate people to get better in a faster, easy and fun way. For that purpose, MIRA Rehab has developed MIRA, which is a product designed to make physical therapy fun and convenient for patients recovering from surgery or injury. The system transforms existing physical therapy exercises into video games, and uses an external sensor to track and assess patient compliance.
The sensor currently used is Microsoft Kinect, which can track the user movements from a distance, with no physical interaction required. The system tracks if the movements are being performed accurately and the degree of performance improvement over time. The games are motivating and created for different pathologies in order to respond and adapt to patients individual needs.
HomeTouch is the UK’s leading online destination to help families find trusted, quality and affordable care. Founded by Dr Jamie Wilson, a former NHS dementia physician, he saw how his patients struggled to find reliable care at home and when being discharged from hospital.
HomeTouch offers a radically different model of care empowering with families and their loved ones with choice, transparency and control, while raising the earning of carers by 75%. Since launch in early 2015, HomeTouch has grown rapidly to cover every London borough as well as providing live in care nationwide – and has secured backing from some of the UKs leading technology investors and the UK government.
Onelife provides the foundation and tools for a new level of intelligent doctor patient communication, enabling doctors to save time and thereby providing for a better health care outcome. For patients, on the other hand, these tools give ‘the right information at the right time’, medically certified, and the patient feels understood and better taken care of. Onelife is initially focused on female health and will later launch further products lines for other patient group.
TeleSkin is a high tech venture making hardware and software for the early detection of skin cancer, melanoma, and other skin conditions. Using breakthrough imaging and services techniques, we offer a comprehensive end-to-end solution for the analysis of moles, lesions, and other skin conditions via a combination of dermascopy, spectroscopy, and other cutting edge techniques.
Founded in late 2007, TeleSkin is establishing a cutting edge network by partnering with medical clinics and research centers across Serbia to improve patient outcomes and aid in the early detection of melanoma and skin cancer.
In 2014. TeleSkin has expanded its operations to Demark via NSC and Accelerace and is set out to bring skinScan to market.
CorWave develops blood pumps based on a unique and patented wave membrane pumping technology.
The CorWave LVAD utilizes an undulating disc wave pumping mechanism, replacing the high speed, high shear impeller of current continuous flow rotary pumps. The result is much less trauma to the blood, reducing clotting and bleeding complications. The high frequency actuation of the Corwave pump provides for pulsatile flow that mimics the action of the native heart. Current LVADs provide only continuous flow with no significant pulsation, due to the high inertia of their rotors. Its low power consumption and small size will facilitate totally implantablity with the incorporation of a wireless energy transfer system.
ONCOassist is a revolutionary new CE approved app for oncology professionals. It contains all theclinical decision support tools oncology professionals need at point of care.
Hello Heart is a new category of community health program and consumer experience targeting heartrisk using mobile therapeutics. We combine the latest in behavioral and clinical science with a highly contextual mobile experience. It is results-oriented and effectively engages individuals in their health in order to form new habits and achieve positive clinical outcomes over time. In a 4000 user study, 1 in 4 individuals reduced their blood pressure by 20+ pts. and are stable at 12 weeks and counting. That’s real cost savings based on real medical improvement.
Zesty has become a leading European digital health company, providing on demand access to healthcare appointments via desktop, tablet, mobile and cross platform apps.Our mission is to enable patients to book their next healthcare appointment on any device in less than 60 seconds. To make booking a primary or secondary healthcare appointment as easy as booking a flight, hotel or restaurant online.
LabStyle Innovations Corp. (NASDAQ:DRIO) creates innovative mobile and digital tools that empowerand engage users to lead healthier lives. LabStyle’s “Real data. Real time. Real improvements” approach and strategy is positioning the company as a major player in the mHealth industry; an industry currently worth $10B and expected to reach $31B by 2020*.
LabStyle’s flagship product, the Dario™ Smart Diabetes Management Solution, is a platform for diabetes management that combines an all-in-one blood glucose meter, native smart phone app (iOS & Android), website portal and a wide variety of treatment tools to support more proactive and better informed decisions by users living with diabetes, their doctors and healthcare systems.
alkee Ltd. is private health technology company found in 2007. Valkee studies health benefits oflight, and develops and markets portable bright light therapy devices for treating seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and for accelerated recovery from jet lag.
Bright light at the right time is known to have mood elevating effects from seasonal mood swings to anxiety and various types of depression. Valkee was born to have a big mission; helpingpeople to stay in a better mood, and improve their quality of life by understanding and harnessing the health benefits of light, and light-sensitivity of the brain.
NurseBuddy is a domiciliary care management and communication software for all stakeholders in the Home Care loop: families, clients, care providers, public nurses and carers. Our mission is to bring real-time, transparent communication for all the people concerned.
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