Health Mentor – Norway Health Tech can now link companies and mentors!

Norway Health Tech is building a database of highly qualified mentors for the healthcare industry. The Health Mentor program aim to connect companies with mentors that can help provide guidance relating all strategic aspects of your business. If you are interested in having a mentor or maybe become a mentor, you should keep reading.


Nordic-Canada Health Solutions Initiative

This year’s collective of Nordic health tech companies was formed by 18 company executives, who traveled to the Greater Toronto Area in Canada from April 1-4, 2019. The Nordic delegation was made up of 16 companies, representing five countries: 3 from Iceland, 8 from Norway, 1 from Sweden, 2 from Finland, and 2 from Denmark.


HoloCare Conference 2019: A paradigm shift in personalized medicine

In March, the very first HoloCare conference took place. Together, Oslo University Hospital, Akershus University Hospital, Norway Health Tech and Sopra Steria World showed how clinicians globally can soon deliver even better patient care through innovative use of holograms and technology around.


First patient enrolled in RESPINOR’s weaning study at St.Olav’s hospital in Trondheim, Norway.

Study title: Continuous measurement of diaphragm excursion as a predictor of extubation failure. The primary objective of this study is to compare diaphragm excursion values obtained around a 30- minute spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) using RESPINOR DXT in patients who are successfully and unsuccessfully weaned.


Sonitor® Technologies AS Spins-Out Forkbeard as Subsidiary and Establishes New Corporate Structure

OSLO, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of Sonitor Technologies AS announced today that it is establishing Sonitor IPS Holding AS (Indoor Positioning Systems) and creating two subsidiaries; Sonitor Technologies AS and Forkbeard Technologies AS. Forkbeard Technologies will focus on the development of platform technologies for cloud-based, indoor positioning of mobile devices. Sonitor Technologies will continue to focus on the commercialization and expansion of the market leading Sonitor Sense™ platform and will partner in the commercialization of the Forkbeard™ technology platform in healthcare and other markets.


Building a sustainable Nordic health tech export platform in Canada

In April, Norway Health Tech and the Nordic trade promotion agencies in Toronto are showcasing Nordic companies at Toronto Innovation Week 2019.

Diagnostics —

Bringing Norwegian-Islandic dementia diagnostics to the Japanese healthcare market

January 24th the Norwegian-Icelandic diagnostic company Mentis Cura arranged a signing ceremony together with the Japanese company Nihon Medi-Physics Co., Ltd to celebrate the signing of an exclusive partnership agreement estimated at 900 million NOK, which will bring their technology out to the Japanese market. This is a big day for Mentis Cura, the Norwegian health industry and the increasing number of patients suffering from dementia.

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