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 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.

Herantis bags EUR 6 million for Parkinson’s study

December 13, 2016

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

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 sea buckthorn opens eyes in Europe

November 17, 2016

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.