DIGITAL DIABETES SOLUTIONS – PATENT LANDSCAPE REPORT FOR BUSINESS FINLAND

TEQMINE is proud to have contributed to Business Finland study on emerging digital service and care solutions for diabetes. The project was lead by Muotohiomo, and Teqmine contributed by establishing a patent and technology landscape of digital solutions in the diabetes space.

Key insights:

  • Overall patenting in Diabetes – Digital Care&  Wellness space is increasing, and totalling some 6000 applications in 2018.
  • AI and Machine Learning patents for Diabetes care total some 3000, and are likely to reach 200 in 2018.
  • Technologal change is very rapid and intense. Diagnostic technologies are merged with computer and software technologies.
  • Range of smaller emerging technologies and business domains are visible (AI, early diagnosis, predictive care).
  • Old and new firms compete intensely. The industry patents are applied for by a wide range of companies, old and new, large and startups.
  • Patents are increasingly important for new business and growth areas.
  • Growth Areas are specific, small and emerging. They include:
    AI and Machine Learning for Diabetes. This group involves much ”wearable” type of inventions.
    Early Detection of Diabetes. This includes also a range of “life style” related solutions.
    Solutions for type 2- Diabetes. This group includes medical diagnosis and treatment inventions, but increasingly also “life style” related solutions.
  • Competition is focussed on highly specialized technology and business segments.
    In contrast, competition in established or old technology areas is markedly slow or declining.

Download reports:

  • Diabetes – Digital Care Solutions – Patent and Technology Landscape. Download the report here.
  • Selvitys Diabetes-hoitopolusta, kehittämistarpeista ja kansainvälisistä liiketoimintamahdollisuuksista. Download the report (only in Finnish) here.
2018-05-14T11:38:02+00:00 May 14th, 2018|artificial intelligence, diabetes, Digital business, Innovation, News, Patent analysis|Comments Off on DIGITAL DIABETES SOLUTIONS – PATENT LANDSCAPE REPORT FOR BUSINESS FINLAND