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
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.
Finnish companies are big deals globally
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
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
This week, the coolest pitching event in the world shined a global spotlight on the city of Oulu.
Polar Bear Pitching keeps it cool once again
This year’s Polar Bear Pitching brought a dozen startups together to the one place: an ice hole in the sea.
Finnish heavyweights offer expertise worldwide
Large-scale Finnish industrial companies Nokia, Valmet, Outotec and KONE have been making headlines around the world recently.
Five for Friday: Alcoholic beverages
These Finnish producers are pioneering a push towards uncharted alcoholic waters.
Five for Friday: Travel industry
The Finnish travel industry continues to bloom, fuelled by strong actors offering high quality, efficient and innovative experiences to both business and leisure travellers.
Chinese get in sync with Finnish skating
Synchronised skating is a disciplined sport that works for the good of both mind and body. Now, Finnish expertise on ice is travelling to Chinese schools.
Matka showcases Finland’s vast variety in travel
The annual Matka Nordic Travel Fair is back! With over 80 countries convincing visitors of their extraordinariness, the host nation is showing its best sides.