Five for Friday: Smart city innovations

April 28, 2017

Smart living requires a smart approach, and Finland is at the forefront of this movement with its myriad solutions.

Five for Friday: Doing business in India

April 21, 2017

They don’t call India incredible for nothing: 1.2 billion inhabitants means a vast number of opportunities for Finnish companies.

Five for Friday: Alipay in Finland

April 7, 2017

The number of Chinese tourists coming to Finland is growing in unprecedented numbers, and they spend more money than any other tourist group per person. A way of tapping into the market is Alipay, China’s largest online and mobile payment and lifestyle platform.

Five for Friday: Finnish beer innovations

March 31, 2017

There was a time when the mere mention of Finnish beer would be met with a derisive shrug. Those days are many pints ago.

Five for Friday: Eco-friendly research

March 24, 2017

Jaw-dropping innovations from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are seemingly a dime a dozen these days. Here are some of its more memorable ecologically-sound announcements from recent times.

Five for Friday: Healthtech devices & diagnostics

March 17, 2017

People are living longer and healthier lives than ever before thanks to major medical innovations in recent decades. These have spawned the healthtech breakthroughs of tomorrow that were introduced in Helsinki this week.

Five for Friday – Mobile World Congress 2017

March 10, 2017

The dust has settled after another successful Mobile World Congress, and we have finally caught our breath after an event packed to the rafters with innovations of all shapes and sizes.

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.

Five for Friday: Tom of Finland merch

February 24, 2017

Today is the day the Tom of Finland movie will debut on cinema screens in Finland. True fandom won’t stick to just the films – here are five ways in which you can decorate your life with the art by Tom of Finland, formally known as Touko Laaksonen.

Five for Friday: Oulu, the Northern tech capital

February 17, 2017

To find the true north of tech innovations, one should head to Oulu. It is not only the home of (literally) the coolest startup event in the world — this week’s Polar Bear Pitching – but is also one of the fastest-growing cities in Finland, where new, innovative companies are springing up in abundance and entering the global market.

Five for Friday: Travel with a twist

February 10, 2017

The world is your oyster, and, thanks to this range of Finnish innovations, these days it is also conveniently found at your fingertips.