Iron Danger will rise
Finland’s national epic, Kalevala, is experiencing a 21st century facelift. With this in mind, keep an eye out for the tank-bears next time you are out gallivanting about the countryside.
Smarp expands to US with office in New York
Finnish startup Smarp, the provider of digital employee advocacy services, will open an office in New York in September. The company saw its revenues triple in 2015.
Prototype of smart radio developed in Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new prototype of smart radio. It is based on a recommendation engine by VTT, and commercialisation partners are being sought.
Nokia Networks deploys small cells in Qatar
Nokia Networks has inked a contract with Qatar’s leading communications company, Ooredoo Qatar. The agreement sees the Finnish company installing its small cells in hotspots across the country.
Finnish food blog best-designed in the world
Finnish Virpi Mikkonen’s food blog Vanelja has won first prize in the Best-Designed Food Blog category of the Saveur Food Blog Awards in New York in June.
Hiab keeps on trucking in India
On-road load handling specialists Hiab, part of Finnish cargo handling company Cargotec, has received a significant order from Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile company.
4 Finnish health tech startups to keep an eye on
Finland’s startup reputation may have been built on mobile games, but that is only one side of the story. Here is our pick of four innovative wellness startups with potential to become the next big Finnish success story — and be good for us.
Piggy Baggy in South by South West’s startup competition final
Coreorient, the company providing the crowdsourced delivery service Piggy Baggy, will be a finalist in South by South West’s (SXSW) Eco Startup Competition spinoff.
Meontrust and Uno Telos to secure e-banking in West Africa
Finnish cyber security company Meontrust has signed a partnership agreement with Nigeria’s Uno Telos to roll out its e-banking service Mepin in West African markets. Uno Telos is one of the leading Multi System Integrator companies in West Africa.
ABB Finland wins record order from United Arab Emirates
ABB Finland has been awarded an order of close to 30 million euros from Abu Dhabi. The order represents the largest transformer contract ever received by ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland.
Caverion equips German building to the tune of EUR 14 million
Caverion has inked a contract with property management company EKZ Grundstücksverwaltung GmbH in Stuttgart.