Helsinki institutions team up abroad for health
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
Finnish company MetGen has invented a revolutionary chemo-enzymatic pathway that boosts the efficiency and economics of renewable chemicals production.
Salofa to commercialise blue-green algae test
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
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
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
Finnish pharmaceutical and diagnostics company Orion has announced a collaboration with a US non-profit organisation in pursuit of new medicines for oncological diseases.
Herantis bags EUR 6 million for Parkinson’s study
Finnish pharmaceutical company Herantis Pharma has received funding from the research and innovation program of the European Union known as Horizon 2020.
Finnish and Chinese firms partner for pulp mill
According to media reports, Finnish Boreal Bioref has signed a letter of intent with the Chinese CAMC Engineering over an investment in a new pulp mill project.
Finnish sea buckthorn opens eyes in Europe
Finnish Aromtech and Piiloset have developed a sea buckthorn oil for treating dry eyes. The product will be available first in Europe and later elsewhere in the world.
Finnish MetGen wins award for innovation
The Finnish enzyme producer MetGen has won the John Sime Award at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB).