Finnish innovation enables home appliances to avoid electricity demand peaks

November 25, 2015

A smart freezer has been created at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) as a demo device that monitors the hourly prices in the Nordic electricity exchange and seeks to avoid the day’s most expensive prices.

Sotheby’s International Realty launches in Helsinki

November 25, 2015

The real estate agency Sotheby’s International Realty opens an office in Helsinki.

Finnish research reduces wind power interference

November 25, 2015

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed ways in which wind farms can be designed to minimise their effects on television broadcasting and mobile communications.

Study Advisory makes choosing universities student-friendly

November 24, 2015

Every year a handful of esteemed academic indexes rank universities on a global scale. But do these really give prospective students the information they require when deciding where to study?

Richie makes modern-day mobile media profitable

November 19, 2015

Newspapers and magazines are competing for their readers’ time – and money – with countless other things. The mobile solutions created by Finnish Richie make readers stay on the pages of a digital paper, and advertising is added subtly yet efficiently.

Zalando launches its first startup coaching program in Helsinki

November 18, 2015

German online fashion giant Zalando opens the doors of its Helsinki tech hub to innovative startups.

Fourdeg gives heating costs the cold shoulder

November 16, 2015

Given the prevalence of cooler months here up north, it’s unsurprising that an innovative approach to heating has emerged from Finland.

Finland to welcome ICOS headquarters

November 24, 2015

The European Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) will be headquartered in Helsinki.

US gaming company takes 3D to a new level with Umbra

November 24, 2015

US based gaming company Activision Publishing has licensed 3D graphics software developed by Finnish Umbra.

Caverion lands EUR 29 million Swedish deal to reduce energy

November 24, 2015

Finnish building systems services provider Caverion is to improve the energy performance of municipal buildings in Söderhamn.

Finnish bioproduct industry receives EUR 15 million investment

November 23, 2015

Global gas and engineering company Linde constructs oxygen and nitrogen production plants for Metsä Fibre and CP Kelco in Finland.