Finnish and Chinese firms partner for pulp mill

November 18, 2016

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 MetGen wins award for innovation

October 31, 2016

The Finnish enzyme producer MetGen has won the John Sime Award at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB).

Brainshake looks for regulatory approval and internationalisation

October 4, 2016

Finnish blood analysis company Brainshake has raised two million euros in Series B funding.

Technology Academy Finland awards biochemistry innovator

May 24, 2016

Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold wins the Finnish 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for directed evolution revolution.

Explosive growth of Biolan’s sales in China

April 19, 2016

Finnish ecological farming and green area management company Biolan has gained a strong foothold in China’s markets. Sales of the company’s composters are expected to grow up to 400 per cent annually.

Eevia provides Arctic bounty to the world

February 24, 2016

Foods, nutritional supplements and even cosmetics are enriched by the far north’s unique natural resources.

Rapid identification of infectious diseases developed in Finland

June 23, 2015

The Turku company Abacus Diagnostica has developed a DNA-based laboratory test for the rapid identification of infectious diseases.

Kemira makes water cleaner

May 15, 2014

Clean water is a vital prerequisite for life, but it is also chemistry. Municipal water treatment has been the backbone of Kemira’s business for about 50 years. In general, Kemira focuses on pulp and paper, oil and gas, mining and water treatment.

Lumene transforms Finnish berries into cosmetics

May 8, 2014

What do chemistry, stem cell technology and cosmetics have in common? Lumene has drawn on unique expertise to combine wild Arctic nature and Finnish berries with scientific innovations.

A global edge from biomaterials

April 24, 2014

New biomaterials are opening up new dimensions in many fields, such as dental care and drug dosing. The Turku-based high-tech companies Stick Tech and DelSiTech are following their own paths on the cutting edge of international development.

Turku’s biotech industry taking on the world

April 10, 2014

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