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 icebreaker tests novel oil spill equipment
Featuring the world’s first in-built oil recovery system, Finnish icebreaker IB Polaris has begun testing the equipment off the coast of Helsinki, Finland.
Bjarmia takes pride in history and craftsmanship
Bjarmia, a Kuusamo-based manufacturer of hand-made ceramics, has struck a balance between its long history, deep-rooted relationship with nature and contemporary design sensibilities.
Finnish industrial companies active worldwide
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
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
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
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
Investments made into Finnish startups and early-stage growth companies hit a new record high in 2017.
YIT fixes national highway in Russia
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
This notable quintet is helping the world see the light with Finnish innovations.
Oceans of opportunity for Norsepower’s cleantech
This clean technology and marine engineering company has patented a mechanical sail allowing vessels to harness wind power, cutting both costs and carbon footprint.