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Fri, 26 Feb, 2010:

Speedhero receives a distinction at Global Mobile Awards 2010 in Barcelona

Mobile game Speedhero, developed by the Espoo-based sports entertainment software development company Entetrainer Oy, has received a distinction at the renowned Global Mobile Awards 2010 in Barcelona. Speedhero was nominated in the Best Mobile Game category. Speedhero is s mobile application, which turns mobile phones and PCs into speed... Read more

Helsinki reduces its carbon footprint in the ICT sector

The City of Helsinki signed the Green Digital Charter in Brussels this week. By signing the charter Helsinki made a commitment to improving its ICT energy efficiency. The signatories to the Charter commit themselves for instance to reducing their carbon footprint in the ICT sector by 30 per cent by the year 2020. Helsinki 's official... Read more

Fuugo revolutionizes TV viewing

Finnish software company Axel Technologies presented its new mobile TV software Fuugo at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona on February 15th -18th. According to Axel Technologies Fuugo is the first next generation TV application intelligently personalizing a content stream by blending content choices from broadcast, mobile, Internet... Read more

Thu, 25 Feb, 2010:

Fortum turns waste into energy in Lithuania

Fortum is building a new combined heat and power plant in Klaipeda, Lithuania. The value of the investment is approximately 140 million euros. The power plant will be completed by 2013.   The new power plant will be fuelled by municipal and industrial waste and biomass. The production capacity will be approximately 50 megawatts of heat and 20... Read more

Pöyry consults a dam project in Czech Republic and a catalyst plant in Austria

Energy consultancy Pöyry has been awarded two important consulting contracts to Central Europe. In the Czech Republic Pöyry will operate as a leader of a consortium, which will design an upgrade for an existing dam and its ancillary structures in the city of Jablonec nad Nisou in Northern Bohemia. Pöyry has also been awarded a contract for... Read more

Wed, 24 Feb, 2010:

Ivana Helsinki pops up in New York

Finnish fashion brand Ivana Helsinki has opened a new store on New York’s Mulberry Street. The store utilizes the pop up-business concept, which means that its doors will be open temporarily only until mid-March. According to the Finnish Kauppalehti-magazine the fashion house considers opening a permanent store in the future. – In Finland the... Read more

4DSwing golf innovation shoots overseas

Finnish 4DSwing has launched the world’s first golf swing analyzer, providing golf players and coaches comprehensive and very detailed data about everything that happens during a golf swing without attaching wires, sensors or vests to players’ body or club. The new technology enables an even more accurate golf swing measuring and perception... Read more

Tue, 23 Feb, 2010:

UPM launches new websites to communicate its Biofore message

UPM has launched two new websites to promote its Biofore message to its stakeholders. The sites www.upmbiofore.com and www.upmcarbonlife.com offer enhanced applications as well as highlight business cases with environmental advantages. The first www.upmbiofore.com illustrates how UPM, as The Biofore Company, integrates the bio and forest... Read more

Crown of Byzantus is the first Finnish massive multiplayer browser game

Crown of Byzantus, the first Finnish massive multiplayer browser game developed and operated by Casual Continent Ltd, a game studio located in Helsinki, can be played by thousands of players simultaneously. The game was launched on February 22nd.      The game which is published in Finnish and English is targeted for international markets,... Read more

Forest industry donates four million euros to the Aalto University

Forest industry will donate four million euros to the starting endowment of the Aalto University in order to strengthen the innovation environment of the forest-based sector in Finland. – Forest industry companies are looking for international top universities as partners in creating new products and services. The Aalto University is one of... Read more

Mon, 22 Feb, 2010:

Biodiversity.fi provides information on the state of Finnish nature

The Ministry of Environment and Finnish Environment Institute SYKE have published Biodiversity.fi website to provide latest research based information on the state and development of nature in Finland. The information if presented through more than hundred indicators reflecting the various components of biological diversity as well as factors... Read more

Metso, Stora Enso and Domtar develop a future pulp mill biorefinery

Metso, Stora Enso and Domtar have joined forces in developing a future pulp mill biorefinery based on new pulping technology. The target of the project, which is expected to continue for several years, is to develop a new concept with improved energy and cost efficiency, lower capital investment costs, and reduced fibre usage. According to the... Read more

Fri, 19 Feb, 2010:

Uusimaa is the European Entrepreneurial Region 2012

The European Union Committee of the Regions has chosen Uusimaa as the European Entrepreneurial Region 2012. The award attracted 36 regional nominees, out of which three regions received the title for the year 2011 and three for 2012. The EER award, which was presented for the first time, serves as recognition to those areas with the most... Read more

Nokia Siemens Networks brings GSM networks to three Indian states

Nokia Siemens Networks will build a GSM network in three Indian states, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. The contract signed with the Indian mobile phone operator Aircel is worth over 300 million US dollars. In addition to supplying the network, the contract includes its management for the next four years. Aircel is an Indian subsidiary of the... Read more

Thu, 18 Feb, 2010:

First order for the new Wärtsilä RT-flex35 engines comes from China

Wärtsilä has received the first order for its new Wärtsilä RT-flex35 two-stroke engine. The Wärtsilä licensee, Yichang Marine Diesel Engine Co. (YMD), manufacturing low-speed marine engines in China, has signed a contract with Ningbo Donghai Shipping Co. Ltd to deliver five Wärtsilä RT-flex35 engines for a series of five chemical tankers. -... Read more
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