Flow Neuroscience

Flow Neuroscience

A company developing new ways to combat mental health issues with technology. Its first product is a medication-free depression treatment that combines a brain stimulation wearable and an app-based therapy program. It was founded in 2016 and is located in Malmö, Sweden.

Company

Flow Neuroscience is a Sweden-based medical device company that has a focus on creating products to treat depression. Its stated mission is to research and design therapeutics for depression using psychology, neuroscience, and technology. Its product has a CE marking and is approved for medical use in the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Products

The company's product is to be used as a hardware and software combination. The hardware consists of a wireless headset that delivers brain stimulation in the form of placid electrical signals called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). Users engaged in the program receive 18 stimulation sessions over the course of six weeks.

The software is available via mobile application for Android and iOS and is what controls the headset. While receiving the stimulation, the user participates in virtual behavioral therapy using the app. Some topics that are included in the therapy include how to improve sleep, nutrition, and exercise. There is also the option to participate in a meditation module.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Flow Neuroscience, Seed, January 2018
Seed round
1,100,000
January 2018
Daniel Anderson
Flow Neuroscience Venture round, July 2019
Venture round
1,500,000
July 2019
Khosla Ventures
2 Results
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Daniel Mansson

Co-Founder

Erik Rehn

Co-Founder

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Flow Neuroscience Advertises Pumping Electricity Into Your Own Brain at Home. Should You Do It?

Kelly Oakes

Web

November 29, 2018

Malmö-based Flow Neuroscience launches its brain stimulation headset to treat depression in the UK

Mary Loritz

Web

June 4, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Can you treat depression with brain stimulation? YES, here's how it works

May 20, 2019

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