May 16, 2019

The daily brief: 16 May 2019

Finnish startup Jospak has won a WorldStar award for its sustainable food tray.
Jospak

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Finnair, Jospak, CADMATIC and EduCluster Finland make headlines.

EduCluster Finland is introducing a new international school in Kuwait, Jospak has been awarded for world’s best packaging, Finnair has extended its network in China, and CADMATIC is acquiring technology from Macrovision.

Finnish International School coming to Kuwait

EduCluster Finland (ECF) is co-creating a Finnish International School in Kuwait with leading, local school operator Al Jeri Holding Group. The school will offer kindergarten to grade 12 education, mixing Finnish pedagogical practices with Kuwaiti standards, culture and educational philospophy, and is set to launch in the autumn 2020. ECF co-develops educational solutions with its three owners, University of Jyväskylä, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, and Jyväskylä Educational Consortium Gradia and has partnered with a number of education providers worldwide since it was established in 2010.

EduCluster Finland (ECF) is co-creating a school in Kuwait with leading local school operator Al Jeri Holding Group. The Finnish International School will provide education from kindergarten to grade 12, mixing Finnish pedagogical practices with Kuwaiti standards, culture and educational philosophy. The school will open its doors in autumn 2020 to meet increasing demand for international education in Kuwait.

EduCluster Finland

Jospak wins WorldStar for sustainable food tray

Finnish startup Jospak has been awarded a WorldStar award at the World Packaging Organization's (WPO) annual competition that recognises the best and most innovative packaging worldwide. Jospak's cardboard-based food tray uses up to 85 per cent less plastic than a traditional plastic food tray and it was also the winner of the Sustainability Award special category. The awards were handed out in Prague, the Czech Republic, on 15 May.

Finnish startup Jospak has been awarded a WorldStar award and a Sustainability award in the World Packaging Organisation’s (WPO) annual competition that recognises the best and most innovative packaging worldwide. Jospak’s cardboard-based food tray uses up to 85 per cent less plastic than a traditional plastic food tray. The awards were handed out in Prague, the Czech Republic, on 15 May.

Jospak

Finnair extends network in China

Finnish airline Finnair has entered into a code share agreement with Shanghai-based Juneyao Air on a flight route between Helsinki and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, as well as on a number of Finnair routes in Finland and Juneyao Air routes in China. The co-operation will add eight new destinations to Finnair’s network in China, while Juneyao Air will be able to add to its offering Finnair’s domestic routes between Helsinki and Ivalo, Rovaniemi, Kemi, Kuopio and Oulu. Finnish Lapland is an increasingly popular destination for Chinese tourists.

Finnair

CADMATIC purchases Macrovision technology

Finland-based CADMATIC has acquired specially commissioned Eagle Framework software technology and development rights from US-based software company Macrovision. The major technology co-operation supports CADMATIC’s business and growth strategy and gives the company required flexibility and agility to respond to the needs of its marine, process and energy industry clients. CADMATIC has been using Macrovision’s Eagle Framework technology as a development platform for its ship hull 3D design products. Close co-operation will take place until 2021. 

Finland-based CADMATIC has acquired a specially commissioned software technology and its development rights from US-based software company Macrovision. The major technology co-operation supports CADMATIC’s business and growth strategy and gives the company the required flexibility and agility to respond to the needs of its marine, process and energy industry clients. CADMATIC has been using Macrovision Eagle Software Framework technology as a development platform for its ship hull 3D design products. The co-operation will continue until 2021.

Screenshot/CADMATIC

 

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