Finnair flies Europe to Lapland non-stop
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
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.
Finnish mobile apps help prevent strokes and heart attacks
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.