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.

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.

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.

VTT wearable sensor guides visually impaired

January 10, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor device for the visually impaired that enables them to sense their environment and move around in a safer manner.

Society

Finnish Tuutu Baby Box lands Down Under

September 26, 2016

The traditional Finnish baby box has hit the market in Australia, with the introduction of Tuutu Baby Box.

IBM strategic investments boost Finnish healthcare

September 14, 2016

Finland and IBM are teaming up to develop personalised healthcare and spark economic growth with Watson.

No sweat – Finnish research develops antiperspirant device

May 9, 2016

Just in time for summer, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a safe and consumer-friendly treatment device for excessive sweating.

Finnish research a hub for locating infectious diseases

April 27, 2016

A project coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is developing ways of reducing the risk of pandemics and managing other high-threat pathogen incidents in transport hubs.

Finnish study highlights health impact of sufficient sleep

April 25, 2016

A research by the University of Helsinki finds that sleep loss is detrimental to blood vessels. The researchers behind the study emphasise good, sufficient sleep in preventing common diseases.

Finnish research: genetic mutations prevent diabetes complications

February 12, 2016

A Finnish study has identified two genetic mutations that appear to lower the risk of contracting a diabetic retinal or kidney disease.