Finnish education heads to the Maldives

February 21, 2018

The Finnish education export company EduCluster Finland has agreed with Educonnect in the Maldives to bring its Finland International School to the island nation.

VTT and Neonelektro develop flexible LED displays

February 20, 2018

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Finnish tech company Neonelektro have developed a new type of flexible, lightweight and energy efficient LED display as part of a EU-funded project.

BC Platforms offers Pfizer key cardiovascular data

February 16, 2018

Finnish BC Platforms is giving US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer access to its technology solutions and research platform to study data on cardiovascular diseases.

Five for Friday: Finnish proverbs

February 16, 2018

This week, our Five for Friday takes a slightly more light-hearted approach than usual. We’re taking a look at traditional Finnish sayings that startup entrepreneurs might find useful in their endeavours.

Investments

Finland tops rankings for foreign direct investment

February 14, 2018

A number of Finnish regions and cities have been recognised by Financial Times’ fDi Magazine, in its Europe-wide survey of foreign direct investment (FDI).

Oceans of opportunity for Norsepower’s cleantech

February 14, 2018

This clean technology and marine engineering company has patented a mechanical sail allowing vessels to harness wind power, cutting both costs and carbon footprint.

Finnish innovation has children’s education down to a science

February 13, 2018

A science academy that ignites the spark children have for learning – Kide Science is an idea that could only come from Finland. Now, it’s in demand all over the world.

Finnish companies are big deals globally

February 12, 2018

A sextet of sizeable Finnish companies, including Metso, Fortum, YIT, Wärtsilä, Eniram and Ramirent, have been busy in their respective fields around the world.

Containerships cuts the sea route short to Norway

February 12, 2018

Finnish Containerships has partnered up with Norwegian shipping company Viasea to introduce a new shortsea route between Norway, Poland and the Baltic countries.

Five for Friday: Things we learned at Polar Bear Pitching

February 9, 2018

This week, the coolest pitching event in the world shined a global spotlight on the city of Oulu.

Technology

Polar Bear Pitching keeps it cool once again

February 8, 2018

This year’s Polar Bear Pitching brought a dozen startups together to the one place: an ice hole in the sea.