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Mon, 06 Jul, 2015:

Entocube bitten by the philanthropic bug

As insect consumption becomes less of a taboo on the Western market, this Finnish startup is tackling other worldly concerns. The backstreets of Beijing’s Dongcheng District are cluttered with various market stalls. Among these, long wooden... Read more

Finnish pharmacy robot enters Israeli markets

Finnish health technology company New Icon has closed a deal with an Israeli pharmacy chain. The company will deliver a fully-automatic Iso-Fixu medicine storage robot to a pharmacy in Jerusalem. According to New Icon, the deal opens up a major... Read more

Huhtamäki acquires US manufacturer for EUR 6 million

Finnish specialist in food and drink packaging, Huhtamäki, has acquired the assets and business of American privately owned company Pure-Stat Technologies, Inc. The purchase price was approximately 6 million euros. Situated in Lewiston, Maine,... Read more

Finland tops European Happiness Equality Index

Finland ranks as number one in the Happiness Equality Index Europe 2015 report. Next in line were The Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. The index is based on calculations of the standard deviation of the subjective wellbeing dimension of... Read more

Fri, 03 Jul, 2015:

Finnish films awarded in Los Angeles

Three Finnish entrants received awards at the US International Film & Video Festival organised in Los Angeles. The news was reported by Finnish magazine Markkinointi & Mainonta . The production companies Whitepoint, Otto Tuotanto and Pohjantähti... Read more

Super Analytics' digital dashboard goes global

Finland-based Super Analytics Ltd has launched its new digital service called SuperBrain Dashboard globally. The service stems from Super Analytics’ global research which identified a clear need for a new, smarter dashboard service. Super... Read more

Finnish Etteplan acquires Dutch company Thesus Talking Image

Etteplan, a Finnish company specialising in technical documentation and designing industrial machinery, has acquired the Dutch company Thesus Talking Image. All of its employees will be transferred to Etteplan. Among Thesus Talking Image’s... Read more

Teleste to give Dutch broadband a EUR 3.8 million upgrade

Finnish video and broadband technologies provider Teleste has signed an agreement with Dutch operator Delta for the delivery, installation and commissioning of a high-capacity optical broadband network. The value of the agreement is... Read more

Thu, 02 Jul, 2015:

Vikings of Brazil brings Nordic Stories to Brazil

Pasi and Lilia Loman’s Vikings of Brazil has at least doubled the selection of Nordic literature in Brazil. Next thing on the list might be movies and television shows, both of which have a much larger potential audience in the country than... Read more

Turku shipyard receives even more orders

Meyer Turku Oy signed an agreement with TUI Cruises  for two additional cruise ships. This order further strengthens the order book of the shipyard, which now contains a work load until 2020. "We are very happy and proud to continue our... Read more

Japan's Moomin theme park opens in 2017

The first Moomin theme park outside Finland will open in Japan at Lake Miyazawa in 2017.  Fin Tech Global Incorporated will open a gateway to the world of the Moomins, highly popular characters in their homeland of Finland as well as Japan, with... Read more

Finnair world’s first airline to receive Pharma certificate

Finnair Cargo has become the world's first airline to pass IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics programme (CEIV Pharma). “We are committed to be at the forefront in the fast growing pharma transport... Read more

Wed, 01 Jul, 2015:

Snow Software opens office in Helsinki

Snow Software, which provides Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions, is opening a country office in Finland. The launch of the local office is part of the global growth strategy of Snow Software, established in Sweden. Snow Software will... Read more

Solarch brings digitalisation to self and homecare

Do you worry about family members living in different places? Finnish health tech startup Solarch may have the answer. We have all had a doctor ask "are there any health problems in your family?" and not known or remembered the answer. It can be... Read more

International investors support Enevo’s growth

Waste management innovator Enevo has caught the attention of international investors. In its latest investment round the company raised altogether 14.3 million euros in funding from both new and old investors. The news was reported by the... Read more