Finnish universities among world’s best in research

August 13, 2018

The Na­tional Taiwan Uni­versity (NTU) Ranking, an annual survey of the scientific research pursuits of the world’s top universities, features eight Finnish universities.

World’s first all-optical calculator built at Aalto

August 2, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Aalto University has taken a pivotal step in the journey towards optical computing by becoming the first in the world to demonstrate nanoscale all-optical logic circuits.

Helsinki Wildfoods has a taste for the wilderness

July 30, 2018

Even the most mundane of weeds can be used for delicious and healthy treats – and Helsinki Wildfoods wants the whole world to jump on the bandwagon.

VTT develops fully bio-based plastic replacement

July 6, 2018

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a thermally formable and biodegradable material that can be used for industrial applications, such as furniture.

Finnish innovation recognised by Frost & Sullivan

June 18, 2018

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s hyperspectral imaging technology has seen Frost & Sullivan rank it a “company to watch”.

VibeCatch boosts productivity in the Netherlands

June 8, 2018

The Finnish employee engagement service VibeCatch is launching in the Netherlands following success in the Nordics.

Hintsa locks in EUR 6.8 million in funding

June 6, 2018

Finnish performance and wellbeing services provider Hintsa Performance has closed a 6.8 million-euro funding round led by OP Insurance, Pontos Group and Ilmarinen.

UNICEF taps Biolan for development project

May 11, 2018

Biolan and UNICEF Finland have signed a new co-operation agreement to continue development of the water-saving elephant tap under the UniWASH project.

CupofTherapy for MUJI in Japan

April 27, 2018

Finnish wellbeing and mental health concept company CupofTherapy has signed a collaboration agreement with Japanese lifestyle chain MUJI.

ICT

Finnish university breaks ground with 6G research

April 19, 2018

The University of Oulu’s proposal, ‘6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society & Ecosystem’, has been chosen as one of the first two flagships in the Academy of Finland’s national research funding programme.

Skincare with UX is child’s play for Alva Organics

April 11, 2018

How can a skin cream for babies be like a Swiss army knife? What does it mean for a cosmetics product to be future-proof? Finnish Alva Organics has the answers.