Spinnova signs globally recognised textile expert
Sustainable textile company Spinnova has signed professor Nawar Kadi, from the University of Borås, to help to commercialise the company’s fibre-production technology.
Emmy makes second-hand your first choice
Finland-based Emmy functions like a flea market, but with no fleas. It’s not only an online marketplace for second-hand fashion, but also a way for brands to prove their commitment to durability.
Juha Salmela named European CTO of the Year
The innovator and co-founder of Finnish sustainable fibre startup Spinnova, Juha Salmela, has been chosen as Europe’s chief technology officer of 2018.
Verso Design makes beauty functional
This Finnish family company produces household items that make everyday life easier and prettier – so, overall, happier – whilst making them all long-lasting in terms of style, quality and sustainability.
Finns tackle urbanisation in Nepal
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Helin & Co Architects are working on a project to design a new sustainable urban area for half a million people in the Kathmandu Valley.
Pole wins at Design & Innovation Awards
Finland’s Pole Bicycle Company has been internationally recognised for its novel Machine mountain bike.
Novita launches Moomin yarns internationally
Finnish family company Novita has entered into a co-operation agreement with Moomin Characters to bring Moomin-themed yarns to international markets.
Finnish stamp awarded as world’s best
A Finnish nature-themed postage stamp was awarded as the Best Stamp of the World at the International Nexofil Awards.
Luin Living caps off great year in the US
Finnish lifestyle brand Luin Living is wrapping up a great year of international growth with pop-up shops in a US department store.
AIDA impact handcrafts better beginnings
Finnish company AIDA impact is aiming for a more inclusive society – in a literally hands-on way. Its accessories are made to last both in terms of quality and style.