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).
Brainshake looks for regulatory approval and internationalisation
Finnish blood analysis company Brainshake has raised two million euros in Series B funding.
Technology Academy Finland awards biochemistry innovator
Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold wins the Finnish 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for directed evolution revolution.
Explosive growth of Biolan’s sales in China
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
Foods, nutritional supplements and even cosmetics are enriched by the far north’s unique natural resources.
Rapid identification of infectious diseases developed in Finland
The Turku company Abacus Diagnostica has developed a DNA-based laboratory test for the rapid identification of infectious diseases.
Kemira makes water cleaner
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
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
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
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.