At Vertical, we are always on the lookout for the next big thing in digital health, well being and sports.

On August 28th, nine incredibly innovative health startups will begin their 4-month acceleration program at Vertical. The chosen startups, whose products range from ways to monitor and track your child’s early development to automating clinical pathways in surgery, came out on top from the 365 applications received from a total of 53 countries.

With altogether 30%  of the startups working in hardware and 20% of the entrepreneurs being female, our startups are far above industry average. Together with our partners Samsung, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa  and Fazer, to name a few, the startups will be revolutionising digital health as we know it. This may be the first time you hear their names, but we are sure it won’t be the last.

Without further ado, here are the brilliant startups joining the Vertical Fall ‘17 batch:

BuddyHealthcare, Finland

BuddyHealthcare is a care coordination and patient engagement platform which automates and monitors patients’ preparation for surgery as well as recovery procedures.

Intelligence and Innovation Science, Russia

Intelligence and Innovation Science delivers a rehabilitation service based on proven VR/AI tech to home users.

Lifted, Finland

Lifted offers training programs that are an easy path to improved wellbeing and performance.

Ninchat, Finland

Ninchat is a secure customer care chat for large enterprises.

SEP Solutions Onni, Finland

Onni Care is a novel way to monitor and track your child’s early development by combining state-of-the-art baby monitors with a practical Child Development Tracker service that parents and loved ones can access anytime from anywhere.

The Mealplanner Europe, Hungary/ Finland

The Mealplanner software creates a bridge between health and food data to create healthy, conscious nutrition.

Transformative, UK/ Ukraine

Transformative’s monitoring software predicts sudden cardiac arrest minutes in advance by using cutting-edge artificial intelligence and novel analysis techniques employed at CER

Visionarity, Switzerland

Visionarity offers digital solutions to help stakeholders of the health care system to control costs, digitize the customer relationship, and engage people in healthier lifestyles.

WeFitter, Spain

WeFitter optimizes employee engagement and health by rewarding active lifestyles, reducing health costs in organizations.

About Vertical accelerator:

Vertical is the first Nordic digital health and wellness startup accelerator. It runs a four-month accelerator program twice a year in Helsinki, Finland. During the past two years, Vertical’s worked with industry leaders such as Samsung, Fazer, Telia, Amer Sports, OP Ryhma, IBM and Stora Enso. Vertical offers startups an environment to develop and grow their business. Together with partners, the accelerator offers co-working space at downtown startup hub Maria 0-1, top notch training program focusing on creating successful strategic collaborations with enterprises and hospitals, as well as access to more than 200 world class mentors. At the end of the program Vertical will invest up to 150 000 euros in the most promising teams.

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