Showing 1-15/42 articles from April 2010

Fri, 30 Apr, 2010:

Ruukki strengthens its position as a supplier of wind turbine towers

Rautaruukki has signed an agreement to acquire the wind turbine tower design, erection and maintenance operations of the German company SeeBA Technik GmbH. The transaction strengthens Rautaruukki's position as a supplier of high wind turbine towers. - We have developed a new type of wind turbine tower structure together with SeeBA, which is a... Read more

Finnish cleantech expertise showcased in Silicon Valley

Finnish expertise was strongly visible at the Nordic Green II conference held this week in Silicon Valley, US. Finland was represented by Cleantech Finland and CLEEN Ltd in the event, which showcases Nordic, Estonia and American Cleantech expertise. Other Finnish companies taking part in the event were for instance AW-Energy, Eagle Windpower,... Read more

Thu, 29 Apr, 2010:

FinNode network internationalizes Finnish innovation activity

Public actors within the Finnish innovation system have strengthened their cooperation in order to internationalize Finnish innovation activity. FinNode network helps to promote strategic cooperation and partnerships in the most potential international markets and in the field of innovation activity. The network operates currently in Japan,... Read more

Konecranes supplies six RTG cranes to Turkey

Konecranes has received an order for six RTG (rubber-tired-gantry) container handling cranes from Turkish terminal operator TCE EGE Konteyner Terminal Isletmeleri, A.S. based in Aliaga, Izmir. The first RTG cranes will be delivered to TCE EGE in Aliaga in January 2011. The value of the order has not been disclosed. TCE EGE is part of the... Read more

Surface hygiene test wins the Chemical Industry Innovation Award

Orion Diagnostica and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have won the Chemical Industry Innovation Award 2010 with their surface hygiene monitoring innovation Orion Clean Card® PRO. The award-winning innovation is a new kind of chemical test for the assessment and monitoring of surface hygiene, which is manufactured by roll-to-roll... Read more

Wed, 28 Apr, 2010:

Medixine develops a comprehensive environmental health service for the UK

Finnish Medixine Ltd has won tender for an electronic service provided by the Met Office, the UK’s National Weather Service, to patients suffering from Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease, COPD. Healthy Outlook service alerts the patients by an automatic warning in advance of impending high risk weather. Medixine offers the service as... Read more

Neste Oil begins trials of 100 percent biofuel

Neste Oil has begun trials of Neste Green 100 diesel produced from 100 percent renewable raw materials. According to Neste Oil’s Executive Vice President Sakari Toivola the new biofuel is intended to be launched on the consumer market as soon as possible.   — This is the first time anywhere that a premium renewable diesel fuel will be tested... Read more

Tue, 27 Apr, 2010:

Lemminkäinen acquires majority interest in Norwegian Asfalt Remix

Finnish construction group Lemminkäinen has acquired a 75 percent majority interest in the Norwegian infrastructure construction company Asfalt Remix AS. The shares were acquired from Brynildsen Holding AS. Lemminkäinen has also an option to acquire the remainder of the company's shares. Specialist in cold million of asphalt pavement, Asfalt... Read more

Lapua to become one of EU’s model cities for sustainable energy

The western Finnish town of Lapua is the only Finnish municipality to take part in the EU’s Concerto-project, which investigates energy saving by different means. Nearly 50 cities all over Europe are taking part in the five-year project, reports the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.   The Solution-project, which will last for five years, aims... Read more

Mon, 26 Apr, 2010:

MobileMonday’s 100th chapter launched in Pakistan

Finnish initiative MobileMonday, a global community and NGO of mobile industry visionaries, developers and companies, launched its 100th chapter in Pakistan. The opening ceremony, which took place in the country’s capital city Islamabad, was attended by leaders from the telecommunication industry, governmental authorities and media from Asia... Read more

India and Finland strengthen cooperation in the field of diagnostics

The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation Tekes and the Indian Department of Biotechnology have agreed on continuing their collaboration in the field of diagnostics. Funding is available to companies and research projects from both countries through a joint application process. The collaboration seeks to strengthen top level... Read more

Fri, 23 Apr, 2010:

Finnish building industry revives timber building

Interest on timber apartment buildings has been revived all over Finland. New building projects have been launched for instance in Helsinki, Mikkeli, Kouvola, Saarijärvi and Turku. According to the Finnish Forest Industries Federation the previous large-scale timber building boom took place in the 1990s. The apartment buildings built then have... Read more

Thu, 22 Apr, 2010:

Medixine and DigiEcoCities develop an eHealth framework for China’s DigiEcoCities

Finnish specialist in e-services for healthcare and wellness, Medixine Ltd and DigiEcoCity DEC Oy have signed a cooperation agreement on the development of an e-health concept for DigiEcoCities, which will be built in China. DigiEcoCity Oy is a Nordic consulting firm that specializes in developing ecological and sustainable cities. These... Read more

Tekla publishes civil engineering software Tekla Xstreet overseas

Finnish software company Tekla will publish an international version of Tekla Xstreet, an information system developed for civil engineering design, management and construction support. The English version of Tekla Xstreet is directed at wider international markets and it will be published in May 2010. – Our goal is to introduce a new and... Read more

Wed, 21 Apr, 2010:

Finnish wollastonite strengthens the international automotive industry

Wollastonite is a rare acicular mineral, which occurs naturally near limestone deposits and is used to strengthen the filling agents of rubber and plastic. Nordkalk has mined rare wollastonite in Lappeenranta since the beginning of the 1970s. Lappeenranta wollastonite is used for instance in plastics in the automotive industry all over the... Read more
Showing 1-15/42 articles from April 2010