Arctic Finland

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

Five for Friday: Innovative packaging

June 9, 2017

It’s often said that big things come in small packages, but in Finland, big things can also be found in packaging.

Five for Friday: Sustainable energy solutions

May 26, 2017

With each passing day, the development of green energy and circular and bio economies is playing an increasingly important role in preserving our planet’s habitability.

Five for Friday: Finnish fashion vol. 2

May 19, 2017

There are plenty more than five globally interesting Finnish fashion companies. That’s why we’re doing a round two: another portion of world-class design from Finland, here you go!

World toasts Finnviini’s success with Finnish wine

May 17, 2017

Two relative newcomers to Finland are putting their adopted country on the map with their internationally-renowned wines.

Five for Friday: Stuff for kids

May 12, 2017

Digital toys, analogue toys, books and nightlights – children have it made in Finland.

Five for Friday: Elderly care innovations

May 5, 2017

The challenges presented by ageing populations worldwide have resulted in a rapid increase in new, cost effective innovations and solutions to ensure welfare equally for all.

Sensible 4 weathers the storm for self-driving cars

May 2, 2017

Self-driving cars may happily cruise along when the weather is fair, but add leaves or snow to the mix and someone better take hold of the steering wheel! Now a new Finnish startup aims to be the global pioneer in weatherproof technology for autonomous vehicles.

The perfect cuppa with the taste of the north

April 10, 2017

If tea is your, well, cup of tea, you must know the struggle is real. Not all restaurants or even coffee shops know how to brew a good cuppa: green tea is often too bitter, black tea too strong and white tea simply unheard of. And poor quality bagged tea? You must be joking.

Five for Friday: Winter sports technologies

March 3, 2017

Most people in the Nordics have had their eyes glued to the goings on at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the city of Lahti, held from 22 February to 5 March. This has been a perfect time to show the world what Finland is made of.

Hankook tyres hit the Finnish winter

February 28, 2017

Premium tyre maker Hankook has, after a construction period of over a year, opened its European test facility for winter tyres in Finland.

A daily dose from Roberts Berrie

February 15, 2017

These Nordic berries are produced in a preservable way so that their taste and salubriousness can be luxuriated anywhere in the world, all year round.