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.

VTT puts paper production side streams to good use

February 28, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has examined possible industrial applications of paper and board production side streams as part of the EU’s Reffibre project, with promising results.

CITYOPT project curbs energy consumption

February 22, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully helped to reduce energy consumption as part of the international CITYOPT project, by using energy planning tools developed and piloted in Helsinki, Vienna and Nice.

BC Platforms joins fight against cancer

February 13, 2017

BC Platforms, a provider of genomic data management solutions, has partnered with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in the United States.

Society

Auntie smoothens the curves of life

February 13, 2017

We all go through a crisis every now and then, be it big or small. Finnish healthtech service Auntie wants to help tackle life’s issues before they grow too big.