TEIJA is all about detail

January 23, 2017

The London-based Finnish designer Teija Eilola has been away from her birthland for almost two decades, yet still carries and spreads the Nordic spirit in her fashion.

Five for Friday: Modern-day composers and conductors

January 20, 2017

Whilst Finnish classical music history is rightfully dominated by the presence of Jean Sibelius, rest assured there are a number of more recent ‘upstarts’ stepping out of his sizeable shadow.

Nordic Travel Fair wants you to come to Finland

January 19, 2017

This weekend, Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre will be packed with travel enthusiasts participating in the Nordic Travel Fair. Good News from Finland popped by to see what Finland has to offer for the year to come.

Finnish mobile apps help prevent strokes and heart attacks

January 18, 2017

Nowadays you can find a mobile app for almost anything and some of them can even save your life. Now Finnish researchers have made it possible to use your phone to detect a heart attack or early signs of a stroke.

TinyApp aims to take Finnish early education practices worldwide

January 17, 2017

A new Finnish company builds private social networks to ease the communication strain on day cares and nurseries. But this is only the first step.

Space Nation aims for the stars

January 16, 2017

The community lead by the Finnish company Cohu Experience has exceedingly high ambitions: it wants to make space travel accessible – to anyone.

Five for Friday: Wood innovations

January 13, 2017

Given that Finland has the densest coverage of forest in the world, it’s probably no surprise then that wood has been an integral part of its industry over the centuries. But it’s not all log cabins and saunas. Here are some more recent offerings from local companies.

Asmo Charger electrifies global interest

January 11, 2017

Asmo Solutions has developed a charger which is safer and more efficient than practically anything on the market.

Flexound helps you feel music like never before

January 10, 2017

Music can lift our spirits and help us relax. Now Finnish startup Flexound Systems takes this experience a step further by transforming sound into touch.

Paptic has a revolutionary replacement in the bag

January 9, 2017

This Finnish startup aims to substitute plastic bags with a new material based on wood-fibre.

Five for Friday: Our most popular articles in 2016

December 23, 2016

Many things have been happening in 2016 for Good News from Finland, least of all we have enjoyed a significant boost in our readership. So, among the groundbreaking innovations, exciting startups and investment news we’ve reported on these past 12 months, are you wondering what has been checked out the most?