Finnish research seeks to improve wine and cider
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed cold-tolerant hybrid yeast strains that allow wine and cider fermentation at lower and higher temperatures than before. The new strains could help wine and cider makers improve the quality of their products.
Finnish universities feature among global best
A quintet of Finnish higher education institutes have been included in this year’s ShanghaiRanking list.
Five for Friday: Sports tech
Finnish devotion to sport and intuition for tech manifests itself in successful sports tech endeavours.
Helsinki one of world’s most liveable cities
Finland’s capital has been ranked ninth in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual survey of living conditions globally.
Sleepless baby bear awakens global interest
A Finnish children’s book about a little bear called Mur is charming both kids and grown-ups in an increasing number of countries.
Finland and Russia develop intelligent transport
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and ITS Russia have inked a partnership agreement concerning the development of intelligent transport systems (ITS).
Five for Friday: Jewellery
Finland’s jewellers today are artists in design as well as technology, often adopting new components in both materials and manufacturing.
Helsinki a top city for startup workers
People working in the startup industry in Helsinki can expect a high quality of life and excellent social security. These are the findings of a new global study conducted by Nestpick.
Nordic conditions drive automated vehicles to the Finnish line
Snow, ice and long winters are typically associated with Finland, and the country likes to play them to its advantage. Now they are being combined with 5G mobile technology to put autonomous vehicles to the test in Arctic conditions.
VTT develops healthy cosmetics from berry seeds
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a method of recovering active substances from seed husks. The husks from berry seeds have qualities that prevent the growth of harmful microbes and can be applied to cosmetics, VTT finds.