A device attachable to the forearm is one of the possibilities the team is exploring. Photo of a design model.

Nov 14, 2022

World’s first medtech device for alcoholism developed in Finland

A skin-stroking device to support sobriety

Aalto University researchers in Finland are developing a device that would be the world’s first medtech solution for alcoholism. The device’s touch to the skin stimulates neural pathways in parts of the brain closely connected with alcohol cravings and other addictions.