Sun Spot powers up in Africa

October 6, 2015

Thanks to an entrepreneurial Finnish family, solar energy is within reach of more Ugandans than ever before.

Finnish education lands in Indonesia

October 6, 2015

Finland University has signed a major training contract in Indonesia. The first contract covers a Master’s degree programme carried out by the University of Tampere.

Valmet gives tech boost to USD 160 million project

October 6, 2015

Finnish company Valmet is to provide key technology to US tissue, paperboard and pulp manufacturer Clearwater Paper’s mill upgrade project in Lewiston, Idaho.

Ex-Rovio employees launch Superplus Games

October 5, 2015

A unique combination of neon colours, mini golf and ’80s arcade pinball games. This is how new Finnish gaming startup Superplus Games plans to break into global markets.

Touchpoint makes modern work wear with recycled materials

October 1, 2015

Red bricks as far as the eye can reach. That could be the slogan of the modern event venue Teurastamo where the Finnish design company Touchpoint decided to launch its latest work wear collection Rafla.


Moppi’s main team members in their Helsinki office (from left to right): Oskari Räisänen, Steven Chavez, Matti Tiainen and Fredrik Engvall.

Moppi disrupts the cleaning business

September 30, 2015

The cleaning business has not changed in decades. The Finnish startup Moppi has made it its mission to turn the conventional markets for home cleaning services upside down.

Ookoohko cleans up in the mobile gaming world

September 29, 2015

Independence is the name of the game for this trio of Finnish games designers, not just in their approach, but geographically too.

Lappset to construct Peter Rabbit theme park

October 5, 2015

Finnish company Lappset Creative has been named as the leading manufacturer of the new Peter Rabbit theme park in Hertfordshire, UK.

Artificial intelligence startup raises EUR 800K in investments

October 5, 2015

The Curious AI Company, specialising in artificial intelligence, has raised 800 000 euros in funding from high-profile investors. The Curious AI Company startup is a spinoff of Zen Robotics, a company developing robotic systems for waste processing.

Finnish support for elderly independence on a roll

October 5, 2015

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a smart rollator prototype that harnesses VTT’s Internet of Things expertise.

Helsinki Challenge unveils its five finalists

October 5, 2015

The University of Helsinki’s international science-based competition, the Helsinki Challenge, has announced its five finalists.