Finnish spruce resin heals around the world

October 13, 2015

Spruce trees have a secret weapon: their resin fights off bacteria. Now these healing powers have been harnessed by Finland’s Repolar Pharmaceuticals and it is targeting international markets.

Finnish health tech know-how to Bahrain

October 13, 2015

Bahrain Olympic Committee has signed an agreement with Finland to start cooperation in the fields of sports medicine and technology.


Venuu also helps people to find more unique venues for their events.

Venuu going global

October 13, 2015

Venuu, the online event space search service, is expanding outside Finland.

Lovia creates sustainable products with a story

October 12, 2015

Finnish design brand Lovia didn’t want to see valuable materials thrown into trash bins. Lovia produces sustainable and locally sourced luxury, and some believe it’ll be the next international success story of Finnish design.

Dodreams stays Ahead of the game

October 8, 2015

How can a business stand out in a crowded market? Differentiate? Target a specific market? Choose a clever name? Games studio Dodreams went for saturation.


Wirepas has developed a communication protocol that allows IoT networks with no infrastructure and configuration – instead, the devices themselves form the network.

Wirepas builds innovative IoT networks

October 7, 2015

The Internet of Things is still in its infancy, but the Finnish company Wirepas has made an evolutionary leap forward with its solution.

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.


Customer demand for Sea Lion has already seen German data centre company Hetzner Online sign a contract with Cinia Group worth in excess of 10 million euros in April.

Work gets underway on telecom cable between Finland and Germany

October 13, 2015

A landmark project has commenced laying a new submarine data cable between the cities of Helsinki and Rostock.

Finland takes educational research to Oman

October 12, 2015

Education company Finland University has started a project on developing the education evaluation in Oman.

University of Turku gains insight into spread of cancer

October 12, 2015

The recent results from research carried out at the University of Turku will have a major impact on the future of cancer research.

Wärtsilä 31 engine breaks the ice in Russia

October 12, 2015

A total of three Guinness World Record-breaking Wärtsilä 31 engines are to power a state-of-the-art icebreaker, which is currently under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard in Russia.