Finland – the new Silicon Valley?

Jukka Häyrynen / 
November 7, 2013

Halfway through November, Helsinki’s Kaapelitehdas cultural centre will be bursting at the seams with enthusiastic entrepreneurs and financiers looking for promising companies. This year, 5 000 participants are expected...

Smart use of electricity creates savings

Jukka Toivonen / 
October 31, 2013

Finland is one of the first countries in the world to have taken into use hourly measurements of electricity consumption. By the end of 2013, nearly all households and...

Genuinely helpless

Henriikka Ahtiainen / 
October 24, 2013

I started to keep a colour journal in the beginning of the year. My idea was to break free of language and paint how I feel. I wanted to...

Smooth people flow in smart buildings

Ari Virtanen / 
October 17, 2013

Buildings are becoming smarter and smarter. Sometimes, however, it feels like all the intelligence was designed for the building rather than the people who use it. Various card readers...

The world needs a new way

Santtu Hulkkonen / 
October 10, 2013

It is pointless to argue whether climate change is slowing down or speeding up. We exceeded the Earth’s capacity a long time ago, and problems should not be solved...

Clean food is Finland’s export asset

Helena Lumme / 
October 3, 2013

Finland has something that demanding global consumers are looking for right now and are ready to pay a premium for. Clean food. Finnish food and beverages are high quality...

Is the Nokia deal Finland’s key to growth?

Rasmus Roiha / 
September 26, 2013

Nokia has long been one of Finland’s key emblems and symbols in the world. Following the initial confusion I felt on hearing the news of Nokia’s sale, I came...

Preventive care is the future

Aleksi Ukkola / 
September 19, 2013

Healthcare is shifting its focus from the traditional treatment of patients in hospitals towards applications that assist carers in monitoring patients quickly and safely in their homes. Telecommunications networks...

Healthcare innovations bring savings

Semi Korpela / 
September 12, 2013

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are a major source of healthcare costs around the globe. In addition, many treatment practices are insufficient, and many patients fail to receive efficient...

A medical goldmine

Micah Gland / 
September 5, 2013

Imagine if we Finns could play a key role in finding better treatments for diseases like cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s? And what if we could find ways to drastically...

Health-care technology offers Finland new growth engine

Kristo Niskanen / 
August 29, 2013

One of the most significant challenges our era faces is the growing and ageing population. For the health-care sector, this will present major challenges. How can we provide comprehensive...