Five for Friday: Finnish ICT going big in Japan

March 22, 2019

Time and space are famously at a premium in Japan. These Finnish companies are looking to tackle efficiency-related challenges in a variety of industries while building their presence in the country.

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CHAOS takes home WSA Global Champion Award

March 21, 2019

Finnish AI company CHAOS has been named as a global champion of government and citizen engagement by the World Summit Awards (WSA), an international competition founded in the framework of the UN.

Savosolar enters Chinese market

March 20, 2019

Finnish solar thermal systems supplier Savosolar has gained access to the Chinese market through a partnership with local company Jingsu Holly Corp.

Hoop rolls out sustainable scooter-share scheme

March 20, 2019

Move over cars, here come electric scooters. Finnish startup Hoop has made them more durable, sustainable and city-friendly.

Linda Liukas recognised for global impact

March 19, 2019

Finnish entrepreneur and author Linda Liukas has received the main award at the Technology Playmaker Awards 2019 from the online and e-commerce giant Booking.com.

Arilyn and CCL partnership becomes a reality

March 18, 2019

Finnish augmented and mixed reality service Arilyn has signed a partnership with the world’s largest labels and speciality packaging manufacturer, CCL.

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Feedbackly teams up with CX training expert

March 14, 2019

Finnish tech startup Feedbackly has partnered with US-based Owen CX to supplement its offering with customer experience (CX) training programmes and a Net Promoter Score (NPS) masterclass.

ICEYE and Audacy join forces

March 14, 2019

Helsinki-based Earth observation company ICEYE has signed a memorandum of understanding with American space communications service provider Audacy to explore continuous satellite communications.

Planmeca and NST begin co-operation

March 13, 2019

Finnish health technology company Planmeca has signed a co-operation agreement with Navigate Surgical Technologies (NST) to explore ways to enhance precision in surgery and streamline digital workflows.

Finnish expertise helps detect stomach cancer

March 12, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has collaborated with eight organisations to develop a prototype of the SniffPhone, a small sensory device that can detect stomach cancer in a person’s exhaled breath. 

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Revieve and Samsung team for selfie-skin analysis

March 11, 2019

Finnish beauty-tech company Revieve has partnered with Samsung to bring personalised skincare advice to Samsung mobile device users.