Finland is taking over the two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the beginning of May 2017. In celebration of this, we have 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
Global report: Finland has plenty of talent
Finland has improved its talent indicators and claimed the fifth spot in the annual IMD World Talent Ranking. On top of that, Finland placed fourth in terms of digital competitiveness globally.
Aku Louhimies puts Finnish bravery centre stage
Finland’s most expensive film of all time broke box office records when it hit cinemas locally in early November. Now, Unknown Soldier is set to take a classic Finnish war story to international markets.
Five for Friday: Pitching events
Here up north, you can pitch like a polar bear or become a skydiving entrepreneur – and pretty much everything in between.
Shaman Spirits shoots for the stars
This factory-size boutique distillery owns some of the most exciting brands breaking through on the luxury alcohol scene.
Five for Friday: Beauty and health from nature
Beauty may be only skin deep, but the Finnish connection with nature has even deeper roots.
Nordic innovations land in New York
The Nordic countries have launched Nordic Innovation House – New York (NIH-NY), an alliance of Finland. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Norwegian Wind Park stands on Finnish feet
Finnish company Peikko is to deliver rock foundation technology to the soon opening wind park Tindafjellet in Southern Norway.
Five for Friday: Helsinki Challenge
From malaria reduction to creating a kidney, this science competition is spurring the curious minds of Finland to find solutions for inequality worldwide.
Five for Friday: Finnish entrepreneurship
The Finnish entrepreneur scene is characterised by strong personas with clear dreams and a great passion for their ideas.
Five For Friday: Berry innovations
In Finland, the sun is an inspiration and a mechanism that not only energises people, but also the abundant berries, wild herbs and mushrooms that are hidden in the dense Nordic forests.