dacadoo ranked second at the EU SME eHealth Competition 2015 in Riga
13 MAY 2015, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryZurich, Switzerland - The digital and mobile health company dacadoo was awarded with the second rank at the European Union SME eHealth Competition 2015 in the Champions category during EU eHealthWeek 2015 Conference in Riga yesterday.
The eHealth Competition is an initiative that rewards the best eHealth/mHealth solutions produced by European SMEs (European Small and Medium Enterprises). Its objective is to support business success of SMEs by giving them visibility together with marketing opportunities to attract customers, partners and external capital. The EU SME eHealth Competition 2015 has the endorsement and the support of the European Commission.
dacadoo, an innovator in digital health technology, announced in April 2015 that it had been nominated as only Swiss company for the in the champions category of the European Union SME eHealth Award 2015 competition, out of 114 SMEs who participated in this award. During the Final yesterday, which took place at the Kipsala International Exhibition Center in Riga during the eHealthWeek 2015, the 15 finalist SMEs had 5 minutes each to explain their solution in front of a Jury of international eHealth stakeholders and sponsors: Bruno de Olveira (European Commission), Eugene Borukhovich (SoftServe), Ming-Sun Sean Kim (XLHealth), Paul Pelsmaeker (Digitalezorg), Marko Kilk (North Estonia Medical Centre), Luc Maes (COCIR), Jordi Piera (Badalona Serveis Assistencials) and Stephen Lieber (HIMSS). At the end, dacadoo was awarded with the second rank in the Champions category.
The full list of winners can be found here: http://www.ehealthcompetition.eu/
"We’re very pleased to get this great recognition from the EU for the work we’re doing with dacadoo and we’re proud to bring home the silver medal, having being chosen out of hundreds of companies” commented Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo.
The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables employees to track, manage and benchmark their health and wellbeing in an easy and fun way on their smartphones. dacadoo calculates a personal Health Score, a scientifically calculated number from 1 (low) to 1,000 (high). The score works as an indicator and moves up or down in real-time, depending on how body values, emotional wellbeing and activities (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To help employees remain engaged, motivation techniques from behavioral science and online games, social and collaborative features from social networks, and personalized feedback are applied. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from the various key industry segments to bring this solution to the global mobile health market. dacadoo has its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. More information on: www.dacadoo.com
Manuel Heuer, COO dacadoo
dacadoo licenses its Digital Health Engagement Platform, including its Health Score, to Life & Health insurance operators (B2B), supplying Insurtech and health-tech solutions to over 35 of the top 100 Life & Health insurance operators globally. Available in over 15 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white label solution or it can be integrated into customers’ products through its API. Through its ‘Connect, Score, Engage’ offering, dacadoo supports Life & Health operators to motivate their clients to lead healthier lifestyles through its SaaS-based Digital Health Engagement Platform. dacadoo also provides its Risk Engine, which calculates probabilities on mortality and morbidity in real-time. dacadoo has over 115 employees across locations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific and over 100 filed patents around their digital Life & Health solutions.