Orion and Peptonic partner up for health

December 21, 2017

Finnish Orion and Swedish Peptonic Medical have announced a tech transfer agreement for VagiVital, a product set to be launched next year.

Awards pile up for Sulapac

November 13, 2017

Finnish startup Sulapac has been recognised with Europe’s first founder’s prize for the circular economy, the 2017 Green Alley Award, and also at the Sustainable Beauty Awards in Paris – for its eco-friendly alternative for plastic packaging.

Industry

Finnish BioGTS builds big in China

November 1, 2017

BioGTS, Finnish manufacturer of biogas and biodiesel plants, has concluded an agreement to deliver a biogas plant to China.

Investments

Nexstim goes commercial with new funding

October 26, 2017

Medical technology company Nexstim is raising 1.75 million euros in equity financing via a directed issue of new shares to a UK-based fund.

Transport of natural gas is green for LNGTainer

October 10, 2017

This Finnish container technology takes natural gas transportation into a new phase with cost and energy efficiency.

FIT Biotech dives into genes with Avacta

October 5, 2017

FIT Biotech has initiated a research collaboration with UK-based Avacta Group to develop gene therapies combining the companies’ strengths.

Finnish Sulapac awarded for green packaging

October 4, 2017

Sulapac has won the LUXE PACK in Green Award at LUXE PACK MONACO. The three-day event held between 2 and 4 October showcases the latest in international packaging trends.

Herantis Pharma lands Nordic Stars Award

September 19, 2017

Finnish Herantis Pharma was announced as the winner of the Nordic Stars Award at the Nordic Life Sciences Days in Malmö, Sweden.

MetGen partners up in the US for new bioproducts

August 30, 2017

Finnish pioneer in industrial enzymes MetGen has signed a joint technology development agreement with the US-based renewable biochemical producer Sweetwater Energy.

Kemira boosts production in China

June 12, 2017

Chemicals company Kemira has announced the opening of its new AKD emulsion and cationic rosin production lines at its production site in Nanjing, China.

Finnish children’s cream lands a cosmetics Oscar

June 2, 2017

Jonna Jalkanen, founder of Finnish Alva Organics, has received the cosmetics award Les Oscars 2017 in Paris.