Wellmo aims for growth in key markets

April 21, 2017

Finnish health tech company Wellmo landed 1.3 million euros in a recent funding round, which will boost its global expansion efforts.

Helsinki professor goes on with quantum theory

April 12, 2017

The University of Helsinki academy professor Antti Kupiainen has received a 2.5 million-euro ERC Advanced Grant.

Society

FootBalance wants to make your step lighter

April 12, 2017

A unique concept has allowed Finnish company FootBalance to swiftly take the global insoles market by storm.

New Aalto development projects in East Africa

April 4, 2017

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has granted funding for Aalto University projects that aim to develop energy efficient and problem-based learning.

Spectral Engines wins an EU innovation prize

March 22, 2017

Finnish startup Spectral Engines has won 800 000 euros in prize money at the European Commission Horizon 2020 competition.

VTT to reduce food loss with stand-up pouches

March 15, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed bio-based stand-up pouches from renewable raw materials and nanocellulose.

EUR 2 million funding for Finnish research

March 14, 2017

The European Research Council has allocated two million euros in funds to a University of Helsinki Docent in Physics, in order to deduce how new particles are being formatted in the atmosphere.

Technology

Record number of patents for Finland

March 10, 2017

The number of patents granted by the European Patent Office to companies from Finland increased exponentially last year. There were total of 1081 new Finnish patents.

Funzi and Ultimate.ai create bright future in Dubai

March 9, 2017

Finnish tech companies Funzi and Ultimate.ai are participating in the second round of the Dubai Future Accelerators programme, which aims to find solutions to the most pressing global problems and implement them in Dubai.

QuietOn is flying with Lufthansa

March 9, 2017

QuietOn is joining a new type of flight created by airline Lufthansa whereby passengers will be introduced to new innovative devices and presentations.

Technology

Silence is QuietOn

March 1, 2017

Finnish company QuietOn has created a genuine innovation that revolutionises the meaning of deafening silence with active noise cancellation and acoustic noise attenuation.