Chinese get a dose of Finnish logistics

February 24, 2017

JAMK University of Applied Sciences is taking its logistics degree expertise to Hyaiyin Institute of Technology in China.

Five for Friday: Tom of Finland merch

February 24, 2017

Today is the day the Tom of Finland movie will debut on cinema screens in Finland. True fandom won’t stick to just the films – here are five ways in which you can decorate your life with the art by Tom of Finland, formally known as Touko Laaksonen.

CITYOPT project curbs energy consumption

February 22, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully helped to reduce energy consumption as part of the international CITYOPT project, by using energy planning tools developed and piloted in Helsinki, Vienna and Nice.

Five for Friday: Oulu, the Northern tech capital

February 17, 2017

To find the true north of tech innovations, one should head to Oulu. It is not only the home of (literally) the coolest startup event in the world — this week’s Polar Bear Pitching – but is also one of the fastest-growing cities in Finland, where new, innovative companies are springing up in abundance and entering the global market.

BC Platforms joins fight against cancer

February 13, 2017

BC Platforms, a provider of genomic data management solutions, has partnered with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in the United States.

Society

Auntie smoothens the curves of life

February 13, 2017

We all go through a crisis every now and then, be it big or small. Finnish healthtech service Auntie wants to help tackle life’s issues before they grow too big.

Aalto and Saab to spend a decade together

February 10, 2017

Aalto University and Saab have signed an agreement for a 10-year programme, which aims to strengthen their research cooperation.

Finnish professor wins German science award

February 10, 2017

Professor Bjarne Udd has been honoured with the German Duchenne-Erb-Preis science award for his extensive research into neuromuscular diseases.

Society

Sugar Helsinki pops up in Stockholm

February 10, 2017

Finnish PR agency Sugar Helsinki continues its international expansion by introducing Finnish brands in the form of a one-month pop-up showroom in neighbouring Sweden.

Five for Friday: Travel with a twist

February 10, 2017

The world is your oyster, and, thanks to this range of Finnish innovations, these days it is also conveniently found at your fingertips.

Finnish university to boost startup scene in SA

February 8, 2017

The University of Johannesburg aims to incubate thousands of new businesses in the technology sector in partnership with the help of Finnish Laurea University of Applied Sciences.