Beyond the baby box

Karoliina Koskenvuo / 
April 27, 2017

The unique Finnish maternity package, which is currently celebrating its 80th anniversary, is an innovation that has recently spread far beyond Finnish borders. Finland is also well known for...

Finland’s high tech innovations in great health

Eero Toivainen / 
April 20, 2017

In Finland, we don’t just innovate future solutions for healthcare, we also commercialise them well. Finnish health technology exports grew to new heights last year, which means that for...

A new generation enters entrepreneurship

Jari Jokilampi / 
April 13, 2017

Finland’s economy has shown cheerful signs recently, which has affected the birth rates of new companies. With the help of Finnish Enterprise Agencies, eight per cent more companies saw...

Best working life in Europe is a joint effort

Tarja Kallonen / 
April 6, 2017

In Finland, there’s a strong tradition of reaching agreements, and this goes also for the labour market and pension system. The country has set itself a goal: to make...

Consensus saves the day

Tuomas Koivisto / 
March 30, 2017

In this rapidly internationalising world, the globe as a whole is quickly diversifying. When misinterpretations are more common in daily interactions, it important to agree that not all misconceptions...

Startup + corporation = a recipe for success

Kalle Koivuniemi  / 
March 23, 2017

Combining the resources of a small company and a large company is lethal! In a good way. Small companies are usually agile, fast thinking and lean in their every...

A brave new Smart & Clean revolution leader is declared

Eetu Helminen  / 
March 16, 2017

There is something stirring in Finland, and especially in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The locals have raised the bar and the aim is once again to be the world’s...

Finnish companies at the forefront of textile recycling

Anna-Kaisa Auvinen / 
March 9, 2017

In Finland, 70 million kilograms of textiles are taken out of use every year, most of which is currently utilised as energy. However, the vast majority of this could...

Networking – No one is interested in everything

Walid O. El Cheikh  / 
March 2, 2017

The key to efficient networking is preparation, timing and understanding the target audience.  In my opinion, the most common mistakes of a networker are 1) having a shaky pitch,...

What exactly is a Finn?

Saga Raippalinna / 
February 23, 2017

A Finn is not just an introverted person who lacks the skills of small talk. We are a people that live in homes filled with IKEA products, and use technology and...

Finnish higher education – take a leap of faith!

Sami Puttonen / 
February 16, 2017

Starting from 2017 the Finnish government has decided to implement tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students. This issue has divided people, as some see it as a threat and some...