EIT Digital London hosts Firstbeat, a wellbeing Finnish scaleup of EIT Digital Accelerator for wellness breakfast sessions

Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing.

Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing.

Firstbeat

  • Tuesday November 28, 2017 from 09:00 am to 11:00 am Firstbeat will provide insights of their solutions for corporates and HR (learn more and register here).
  • Thursday November 30, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am Firstbeat will welcome users and potential professional users for a Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment (learn more and register here).

Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing. Based on long academic research, the Firstbeat technology turns heartbeat data into rich, personalized and actionable insights on exercise, stress, sleep and recovery.

For the first time they will reach for the UK market by hosting breakfast sessions in EIT Digital London’s office (they joined the EIT Digital Accelerator in April 2017).

Juho Tuppurainen, VP Firstbeat Technologies declares: “Our breakfast session will tackle the challenges of today’s working life by presenting effective strategies for supporting the modern workforce as well as sharing interesting insights about employee health in the UK. In addition, our Firstbeat UK’s Key Account Manager Tim Wright demonstrates the proven benefits of Lifestyle Assessment for corporate wellness.”

Firstbeat, founded in 2002 in Finland, has made a breakthrough in physiological modelling by using different factors of heart rate variability (HRV) to quantify underlying physiological processes. Firstbeat’s business is founded on the state-of-the-art academic research in physiology, mathematical modelling and behaviour focusing on autonomic nervous system and athlete overtraining conducted at the Finnish Research Institute for Olympic Sports in 1990s. Since then research has continued on methods of quantifying athlete’s performance and recovery through heart rate variability and extended into assessment of wellbeing and health factors also for non-athletic persons.

The company deploys a large team in physiological modelling that utilizes laboratory studies and real-life studies to develop and validate technology to develop analytics technology according to sound physiological principles. These principles build the foundation for the best accuracy and applicability.

Firstbeat offers solutions for wellness professionals, professional coaches, corporate wellness, consumers and research. Firstbeat products have been sold to more than 40 countries and Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing.

Firstbeat’s public original equipment manufacturer (OEM) reference customers include Samsung, Suunto, Garmin, Jabra, Sony and Bosch.

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