VTT takes recycling to another level

November 7, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new electronic waste recycling concept that makes use of different technologies for more efficient material recovery, including that of critical raw materials.

Finland compares well in terms of equality

November 3, 2017

The new Global Gender Gap Report 2017 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Finland third in terms of gender parity worldwide.

Five for Friday: Eco clothing

November 3, 2017

Pre-owned clothing and high-quality recyclables – what’s not to love?

Society

Nordic Council acknowledges Finnish successes

November 2, 2017

The Nordic Council, the official body for Nordic inter-parliamentary co-operation, awarded several of this year’s prizes to renowned Finns.

Society

President puts four winners on a pedestal

November 2, 2017

This year, one of The Internationalisation Awards of the President of the Republic was given to honour Finland’s centennial celebrations.

Helsinki hailed for being welcoming

October 31, 2017

A ranking by online travel site TravelBird ranked Helsinki the third most welcoming city in a list of 100 cities from around the world.

Finland is a top country to be a woman

October 27, 2017

The new global Women, Peace and Security Index, launched at the United Nations, has placed Finland as the sixth-best country for women out of the 153 countries.

Arcusys digitalises Swedish teacher education

October 27, 2017

Finnish IT company Arcusys has won a substantial bid from the Swedish National Agency for Education, Skolverket. The company’s digital learning platform Valamis will act as the base for teacher and principal education in Sweden.

Five for Friday: Pitching events

October 27, 2017

Here up north, you can pitch like a polar bear or become a skydiving entrepreneur – and pretty much everything in between.

Technology

VTT and Hydroline smarten-up products business

October 26, 2017

Finland’s leading hydraulic cylinder manufacturer Hydroline is picking the brains of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, to develop networked and intelligent products that transition Hydroline from a product-centric to a service-based business model.

Five for Friday: Finnish dining goes global

October 20, 2017

Finland is exporting global delight with its culinary endeavours.