Arctic Finland

Finland took over the two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the beginning of May 2017. In celebration of this, we created a new subcategory, “Arctic”, which gathers together all our relevant Arctic content from recent years.

So, wondering what’s up with Finnish Arctic knowhow?

Scroll down, you’ve come to the right place!

Cover photo: Visit Finland/Hannes Becker

Finnish industrial companies active worldwide

April 16, 2018

Finnish industrial companies Vaisala, Dovre Group, Valmet, Fortum, Metso and Pöyry are involved in large-scale projects and have won substantial orders from around the world.

Six Finnish companies make Financial Times 1000

April 13, 2018

Financial Times has published its annual 1 000 fastest-growing companies list in Europe, featuring six Finnish companies.

Eagle Filters cleans up NYC electricity production

April 13, 2018

Finnish engineering firm Eagle Filters is supplying air intake filters for the Astoria Energy combined cycle plant in West Queens, which powers a considerable share of New York City.

Fortum gives Norway a high-power charge

April 11, 2018

Fortum Charge & Drive, in cooperation with Reitan Convenience, has opened the first high-powered charging station in Norway in a push to complete the first high-power charging corridor between Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki by the end of 2018.

Finnish startups attract EUR 349 million

April 9, 2018

Investments made into Finnish startups and early-stage growth companies hit a new record high in 2017.

YIT fixes national highway in Russia

April 6, 2018

Finland’s largest construction company YIT will renovate parts of the major M1 highway leading from Moscow in Russia to Minsk in Belarus.

Five for Friday: Lighting

March 9, 2018

This notable quintet is helping the world see the light with Finnish innovations.

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 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.