The University of Helsinki conducts world-class research that produces the latest knowledge and solutions for global challenges. The University’s Slush section will feature a total of 13 innovations at different stages of the commercialisation process. At Slush, they will look for partners, entrepreneurs and funders.
Proprietary AI and machine learning algorithms for advanced movement recognition of people, vehicles and their mobility in smart cities. Especially suitable for gathering any movement related data using smartphones or wearables.
Read article: Moprim sensing people on the move
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Scientific breakthrough that can help 400 million diabetics and 1.9 billion overweight people to live healthier.
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The excellence of Finnish early education available all over the world as a scalable model. Combining playful curiosity and creativity with deep, scientific know-how about learning.
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A therapeutic cancer vaccine PeptiCRAd is a genetically engineered adenovirus coated with pieces from cancer cells. Tumor cell pieces on the virus surface instruct the activated killer T-cells to target and destroy cancer cells everywhere in the body.
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Non-pharmacological rehabilitation for people with dementia and their caregivers through an e-learning service. Focus on good interaction skills that are the key to quality dementia care.
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Cover slips that make standard 2D microscopes perform in 3D, and a new label-free superresolution 3D microscope. Tools that make 3D & true nanoimaging easily available for every researcher.
Read article: Nanojet transforms microscope into exact 3D-scope
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Rapid and accurate technology that measures solubility of substances from microscopic samples without any knowledge of the chemical structure of the samples. Enables knowledge-based decision-making at an earlier stage of drug development and speeds up the discovery process.
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Precise and fast analysis of multiple gas compounds. Applicable, for example, for decreasing scrap and waste in the process industry, increasing occupational safety in factories and reducing risk of environmental hazards. Minimal costs in comparison to current solutions.
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A novel solution to decontaminate chemical and biological warfare agents and other hazardous materials. Nontoxicity enables easier standby and performing of decontamination actions at civil and military targets.
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A method for visualizing the way people touch and grasp objects through a residual heat signature from a handprint. Enables 3D modelling and data collection. Applicable, for example, for robotics and hospital infection control.
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A next-generation web application enabling patients and doctors to use individual genome information to predict and prevent cardiovascular disease. It uniquely combines traditional medicine with multiple recently discovered genetic risk factors.
Provides scientific, evidence-based information on how to manage in parenthood. Teaching parents all required skills and tools on how to raise a child and maintain their own healthy state of mind.
Read article: Parental Box as a lifeline for families
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