The daily brief: 15 August 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Infinited Fiber Company, FinlandWay, Terramonitor and Pöyry make headlines.
For Terramonitor, the sky is (not) the limit
Using up-to-date satellite data and advanced AI, this Finnish firm allows companies to turn geographical information into actionable insights.
ICEYE and Audacy join forces
Helsinki-based Earth observation company ICEYE has signed a memorandum of understanding with American space communications service provider Audacy to explore continuous satellite communications.
Lift-off for partnership between VTT and ESA
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the European Space Agency (ESA) have inked a strategic partnership agreement to develop non-terrestrial 5G networks.
ICEYE and Spire launch joint project
Microsatellite startup ICEYE and data analytics provider Spire have agreed to begin technology collaboration to detect illegal activity on the high seas.
Finland and India step up synergy in two sectors
Finland and India have signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) on co-operation in cyber security and the peaceful use of outer space.
ICEYE’s Internet of Locations service gets a boost
Finnish Earth observation company ICEYE has received a 10 million-euro capital loan from Business Finland for the manufacturing of synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellites and launching its Internet of Locations ecosystem.
Reaktor Hello World satellite launches into space
Finland’s first commercially built nanosatellite, Reaktor Hello World, was successfully launched into space from India on 29 November.
Finnish researchers part of Gruber-winning space project
Finnish researchers are among the recipients of the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize for their work on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Planck satellite that has shed more light on the Universe.
Finnish expertise sought for ESA nanosatellite
Finnish company Reaktor Space Lab and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are involved in a European Space Agency (ESA) project to investigate a new frequency band for future telecommunication satellites.