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...

Youth empowerment — A cure for a crisis

Aicha Manai / 
August 22, 2013

Youth unemployment has been declared to be Europe’s most pressing problem, one that risks a lost generation if left neglected. Finland too has acknowledged the situation and the result...

Finland needs co-operative spirit

Lasse Mäkelä / 
August 15, 2013

Finland is doing really well in several rankings. For example, Finland is the best country in the world for mothers. It has the best education in the world, too....

Major group efforts in Oulu in the name of entrepreneurship

Sari Päivärinta / 
August 8, 2013

With the changes taking place at Nokia, startup enthusiasm has taken Oulu by storm. There are close to 400 startup companies in the city, and roughly 100 of them...

Oulu – a renewable and dynamic ICT wonderland

Janne Siltari / 
August 1, 2013

This summer we have once again heard numerous news stories about how companies in the ICT sector are being shut down and streamlined in Oulu. Nevertheless, the people that...

A dialogue of two lights

Eleonoora Rinnekangas / 
June 27, 2013

“We live in darkness for 360 days in order to delight in just five days of dialogue between two lights – the interplay between the Nordic midnight sun and...

July will reveal the true nature of one relationship

Outi Toivanen-Visti / 
June 20, 2013

July is a sweaty month. I intend to spend it at the lake, internet-free, but the world might look different when I return. One relationship in particular will be...