Record number of foreign companies established in Finland

April 20, 2018

The number of greenfield investments to Finland and acquisitions by foreign companies hit a new high in 2017.


Tieto strengthens cyber security offering with NSEC

April 19, 2018

Finnish software and IT company Tieto has signed an agreement to acquire Swedish IT and information security specialist NSEC.

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Finnish university breaks ground with 6G research

April 19, 2018

The University of Oulu’s proposal, ‘6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society & Ecosystem’, has been chosen as one of the first two flagships in the Academy of Finland’s national research funding programme.


Five for Friday: Film directors

April 20, 2018

Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.


Sleep easy – Valpas squashes the bedbug problem

April 18, 2018

Finnish startup Valpas has found a novel way to prevent bedbugs from contaminating hotel rooms, and is now setting its sight on beds worldwide.

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Cubicasa floors US market with 3D property mapping

April 17, 2018

An accurate digital floor plan can be time-consuming to create. But what if one could be derived automatically from a smartphone video? Finnish innovation is making this a reality.

Halipuu sees the trees for the forest

April 16, 2018

A forest isn’t a vertical storage for raw materials. Halipuu in Finnish Lapland wants people to connect with trees as they are: living things we share the world with.

SRKay establishes R&D hub in Finland

April 19, 2018

Technology investment and innovation consulting firm SRKay Consulting Group has opened an R&D hub in Helsinki.

Finnair widens its reach with Alaska Airlines

April 18, 2018

The Finnish airline has extended its ongoing collaboration with Alaska Airlines to include a codeshare partnership that will further Finnair’s reach on the West Coast of the US.

Helsinki startup ecosystem recognised globally

April 18, 2018

Helsinki’s startup scene is thriving, especially in artificial intelligence, health and life sciences, and gaming, according to The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018.

Finnish short film to premiere at Cannes

April 17, 2018

The Tiger (Tiikeri), a short film written and directed by Mikko Myllylahti, is part of the line-up of the International Critics’ Week at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.