Finnair flies Europe to Lapland non-stop

January 18, 2017

Finnair will start non-stop flights to Finnish Lapland from London, Paris, Frankfurt and Zürich for the winter season 2017–2018.

Valmet finds partners in Russia and India

January 18, 2017

Valmet is to supply an evaporation plant to Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Russia, and is also partnering up with Consulta Enterprises in India.

Wärtsilä adds power in Bangladesh

January 18, 2017

Wärtsilä has received an order to supply a 150 MW power plant in Bangladesh, which will feed into the national grid amidst the increasing demand for energy in the country.

Finnish mobile apps help prevent strokes and heart attacks

January 18, 2017

Nowadays you can find a mobile app for almost anything and some of them can even save your life. Now Finnish researchers have made it possible to use your phone to detect a heart attack or early signs of a stroke.

TinyApp aims to take Finnish early education practices worldwide

January 17, 2017

A new Finnish company builds private social networks to ease the communication strain on day cares and nurseries. But this is only the first step.

Space Nation aims for the stars

January 16, 2017

The community lead by the Finnish company Cohu Experience has exceedingly high ambitions: it wants to make space travel accessible – to anyone.

Five for Friday: Wood innovations

January 13, 2017

Given that Finland has the densest coverage of forest in the world, it’s probably no surprise then that wood has been an integral part of its industry over the centuries. But it’s not all log cabins and saunas. Here are some more recent offerings from local companies.

Optomed wins grant to boost its Indian pilot

January 17, 2017

Finnish retinal camera company Optomed has reached the final round in TechEmerge, a World Bank Group initiative launched for the healthcare market in India.

Vauhti speeds up Fischer skis

January 17, 2017

Arguably the world’s oldest still functional ski wax producer, Finnish Vauhti Speed, has signed an agreement with the world’s oldest ski manufacturer Fischer Sports.

Finland in world’s top 10 for attracting talent

January 17, 2017

Finland has been ranked ninth in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017, and its capital, Helsinki, climbs to top three in the Global City Talent Competitiveness Index.

Wind Controller breezes into Estonia and France

January 17, 2017

Finnish wind energy consulting firm Wind Controller has signed new long-term contracts with Estonian Enefit Taastuvenergian and French InnoVent.