Relaxbirth Oy is a Finnish health care company that enhances healthy birthing. Its Relaxbirth System is a top innovation in the field. The company’s product and service concept includes Birthing Support equipment and accessories as well as training services related to the use of the Relaxbirth method. The Relaxbirth System is user-friendly; the expertise of mothers of newborn children, midwives, and doctors has been utilized in its development.
The Relaxbirth innovation has received several Finnish and international awards. For example, in 2012 the company received the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. The award is given yearly to the 100 most promising technology companies. The same year Relaxbirth also won the HealthPort Innovation competition.
Relaxbirth Oy and Innokas Medical have worked together for several years, already. Innokas Medical manufactures Relaxbirth’s Birthing Support devices. Innokas Medical has also further developed the device and its manufacturability. Relaxbirth’s CEO Jukka-Pekka Luostarinen says collaboration has been excellent between Innokas Medical, an experienced company that knows the field, and Relaxbirth, a small start-up company.
“Innokas Medical has been an excellent partner for a start-up company like us. Especially valuable characteristics that come to mind first are its flexibility, versatility, reliability and high quality - as well as its familiarity with the field,” Luostarinen says.