Archive: Themes of the Month

Showing 1-4/4 articles from January 2014

A global edge from biomaterials

New biomaterials are opening up new dimensions in many fields, such as dental care and drug dosing. The Turku-based high-tech companies... Read more

Bayer relies on Finnish know-how

The most successful product ever to have left pharmaceutical company Bayer’s production plant in Turku dates back almost a quarter of a... Read more

Turku’s biotech industry taking on the world

The BioTurku biotech cluster, located in Turku, Finland, is the nation’s leading innovator in the field and has its sights set on... Read more

HyTest takes industry lead

Turku has grown into a centre of expertise for the Finnish biotech industry. One of the success stories is HyTest, a leading... Read more

Augmented reality brings a new dimension

Digital and physical lives still largely evolve in separate spheres.Services relating to what is called augmented reality merge these... Read more

Electronics on your skin

Wearable electronics, such as smart watches and smart bracelets, are currently making a breakthrough comparable to that of mobile... Read more

Smart clothes for better results

What do you get when you cross a small measuring device, an electricity-conducting textile and body-hugging sportswear? Smart shorts,... Read more

Teemu Arina”hacked” himself back to health

For Teemu Arina, technology is an extension of his body. He, for example, recovered from a gastric ulcer by hacking. Writing and... Read more

Construction-waste recycling gets a boost

On a construction, renovation or demolition site, there is always leftover material that must be disposed of. Even though the methods... Read more

Clean laundry with biogas

An Oulu-based company pumps biogas from a landfill for direct utilisation in industrial processes. Biogas is used to manufacture... Read more

Glass – infinitely recyclable

Of all packaging materials, glass is the only one that can be recycled indefinitely without compromising its quality. In Finland, 95... Read more

New lease of life for scrap cars

Once a car has reached the end of the road, so to speak, its life continues beyond the scrapyard through recycling. In Finland, up to... Read more

Finnish experts guarantee snow in Sochi

The Finnish company Snow Secure will make sure there is plenty of snow at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, no matter the... Read more

Insulation in high demand in Russia

CEO Kari Lehtinen is of the opinion that Finland needs good news “these days”. The insulation factory recently opened by Paroc in... Read more

Clearing the way for road safety

Finnish weather technology is becoming a significant export. Promising markets for smart traffic weather services can be found in... Read more

Arctic Ambassador — a hot topic

Just looking at his title, you know Hannu Halinen is doing an important job. Finland’s Arctic Ambassador co-ordinates the Finnish state... Read more

Finland — Arctic maritime transport expert

Finland is the only country where the Baltic Sea, a crucial maritime transport route, freezes every winter.  — Due to these conditions,... Read more
Showing 1-4/4 articles from January 2014