Dacadoo and partner to improve Japanese health and lifestyle


Digital health tech startup, dacadoo has signed a partnership with Japan-based SOMPO Himawari Life Insurance Inc. to launch the health app “Linkx score. Powered by dacadoo’s Health Score technology, the platform should promote a healthier lifestyle among users in Japan.



Founded in Zurich by President & CEO, Peter Ohnemus, dacadoo collects and analyzes valuable medical data from all over the world, including Japan, and offers digital services with their Health Score technology, making health measurable.

Dacadoo has welcomed SOMPO Himawari Life, a Japan-based company that is transforming itself into a health support company to motivate customers to lead a healthier lifestyle and support their health through Insurance and Health (Insurehealth) functionalities. Together they will launch Linkx score, a platform that connects health activities and implements the collected data for health risk prediction and illness prevention to promote health awareness.

The platform is based on the dacadoo Health Score, which simplifies a user's health status to a single number from 0 to 1,000, to make health measurable and understandable. It is based on over 300 million person-years of clinical data.

SOMPO Himawari Life is currently in the process of customizing the health app provided by dacadoo for users in Japan. It will offer it to its policy-holders and insured customers. The more users engage with the app, the more they can receive relevant advice and feedback about health activities and lifestyle. The company continues to connect with customers on a constant basis and provides added value as a health support company. SOMPO Himawari Life aims to improve its customers’ overall health by actively utilizing dacadoo’s innovative digital technology through this partnership.

(Press release/RAN)