Five for Friday: What we learned at Slush 2017

December 8, 2017

This year’s Slush was characterised by lasers, politicians, royalty, entrepreneurs and a healthy dose of optimism.

LifeLearn goes to school in Indonesia

December 7, 2017

LifeLearn has signed an agreement with AGPAII, a large Indonesian teachers’ association operating under the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Happy Independence Day!

December 6, 2017

Today, Finland celebrates its 100th year of independence together.

Turku pushes boat out for maritime innovation

December 6, 2017

Finland’s former capital city Turku boasts hundreds of years of maritime industry expertise. But this is not a city stuck in the past: it is a leading centre for shipbuilding innovation and the autonomous future of marine traffic.

Europe’s forestry capital Joensuu branches out

December 5, 2017

Finland’s ‘green gold’ forests cover three quarters of its land mass. They are ingrained in the country’s national identity and are central to its globally-renowned forest industry expertise. Nowhere is this more evident than the eastern city of Joensuu.

Finland prospers along with Nordic neighbours

December 5, 2017

Finland is the third most prosperous country in the world, according to the latest Legatum Prosperity Index.


UN Technology Innovation Lab lands at Aalto

December 4, 2017

The first United National Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) will be housed at the Aalto University campus in Espoo, Finland.

Oulu’s future is in good health

December 4, 2017

This thriving northern hub has a global reputation for ICT and wireless technologies. We pop by to learn more about how this is driving innovation in health and wellness.

Slush Day 2 makes it rain

December 1, 2017

The buzz showed no sign of abating during the second helping of Slush, as funding, Formula 1 and the elements made an impression.

Slush through the lens, day two

December 1, 2017

Here we go again! The second and last day of Slush, the way we’ve seen it.

Kotka’s games industry has wings

December 1, 2017

Today, we pay a visit to the south-east of the country, to discover a vibrant hub of game play and development in a city renowned for its shipping, logistics and paper expertise.