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.

Herantis Pharma granted a US patent

May 23, 2017

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent titled ‘Neurotrophic factor MANF and uses thereof’ to Finnish Herantis Pharma.

Sulapac shakes the world of packaging

May 22, 2017

We’ve all heard about the huge islands of plastic floating in the oceans. A Finnish duo decided to start a company – and came up with a possible solution to the world-wrenching problem.

Nightingale Health teams up with Oxford

May 9, 2017

Finnish Nightingale Health and Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Population Health have signed an agreement for comprehensive metabolic biomarker profiling.

Helsinki institutions team up abroad for health

April 21, 2017

The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and the University of Helsinki are collaborating with Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline through new partner contracts.

MetGen’s biotech innovation fuels change

April 11, 2017

Finnish company MetGen has invented a revolutionary chemo-enzymatic pathway that boosts the efficiency and economics of renewable chemicals production.

Industry

Salofa to commercialise blue-green algae test

February 1, 2017

Salofa, a company spun out of Finnish research, intends to bring the first easy-to-use the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) quick test to the Nordic consumer market this year.

Kemira to expand ASA capacity in China

January 11, 2017

Finnish chemicals company Kemira is making a multi-million-euro investment in expanding the production line of sizing agent (ASA) at its Nanjing site in China.

FIT Biotech and InnaVirVax to fight HIV

December 19, 2016

Finnish FIT Biotech and Paris-based InnaVirVax have commenced collaboration in HIV treatment that combines their proprietary immunotherapeutic HIV vaccines.

Orion and US university partner up against cancer

December 15, 2016

Finnish pharmaceutical and diagnostics company Orion has announced a collaboration with a US non-profit organisation in pursuit of new medicines for oncological diseases.