Spectral Engines wins an EU innovation prize

March 22, 2017

Finnish startup Spectral Engines has won 800 000 euros in prize money at the European Commission Horizon 2020 competition.

Saudi teachers immerse in Finnish education

March 20, 2017

The University of Helsinki and the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have signed a contract on the education of Saudi Arabian teachers.

Finns are some of the world’s happiest people

March 20, 2017

This year’s World Happiness Report has been released, with Finland coming in fifth place.

Five for Friday: Healthtech devices & diagnostics

March 17, 2017

People are living longer and healthier lives than ever before thanks to major medical innovations in recent decades. These have spawned the healthtech breakthroughs of tomorrow that were introduced in Helsinki this week.

VTT to reduce food loss with stand-up pouches

March 15, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed bio-based stand-up pouches from renewable raw materials and nanocellulose.

EUR 2 million funding for Finnish research

March 14, 2017

The European Research Council has allocated two million euros in funds to a University of Helsinki Docent in Physics, in order to deduce how new particles are being formatted in the atmosphere.

Technology

Record number of patents for Finland

March 10, 2017

The number of patents granted by the European Patent Office to companies from Finland increased exponentially last year. There were total of 1081 new Finnish patents.

Five for Friday – Mobile World Congress 2017

March 10, 2017

The dust has settled after another successful Mobile World Congress, and we have finally caught our breath after an event packed to the rafters with innovations of all shapes and sizes.

Funzi and Ultimate.ai create bright future in Dubai

March 9, 2017

Finnish tech companies Funzi and Ultimate.ai are participating in the second round of the Dubai Future Accelerators programme, which aims to find solutions to the most pressing global problems and implement them in Dubai.

QuietOn is flying with Lufthansa

March 9, 2017

QuietOn is joining a new type of flight created by airline Lufthansa whereby passengers will be introduced to new innovative devices and presentations.

Finnish university students subject to greatness

March 9, 2017

The latest rankings from British education specialists Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) have been released, with several Finnish universities featuring in the top 50 across various disciplines.