Helsinki gets smart, globally
The Finnish capital has been ranked second in the Smart City Index, a comparison of cities’ technological provision worldwide.
DAILY BRIEF: Hän includes everyone, industry, healthtech, funding and critical comms
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Hän campaign, Disior, Kemira, Sofi Filtration and Finnish critical communications make headlines.
DAILY BRIEF: Top performance, funding, healthtech, LNG fuel and recycling
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Oura Health, HappySignals, Nexstim, Gasum and VTT make headlines.
Finland is a first responder in the global critical comms industry
Public safety authorities make daily life-or-death decisions in emergency situations and other incidents. How do you ensure efficient co-operation between the police, fire brigade and emergency medical team in an environment where time is of the very essence? The Finnish critical comms ecosystem has been ranked a top performer in the field and has an end-to-end proposal and some time-tested references to show for it.
WEEKEND WRAP: September tunes, meaning in the marginal and the finest of flicks
Autumn aesthetics are in full bloom across the arts as the show goes on for cinema and comfy tunes cancel out the cacophony. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.
FIVE FROM FINLAND: Autumn ideas
Can you feel it? Autumn is starting to creep into the air in Finland and the rest of the northern hemisphere. Enjoy every moment of the crisp season with the help of this Finnish quintet.
Finnish films continue to find audiences worldwide
Even in the midst of the pandemic, Finnish film-makers have been making headlines for winning awards, signing distribution deals and displaying abundant creativity. With Finland’s biggest film festival, HIFF, being held on 17–27 September, there is much that has been making cinematic waves so far in 2020.
VTT re-thinking collection and handling of polystyrene
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and its research and business partners have launched a two-year project exploring ways to increase the recycling of polystyrene into material for other plastics and chemicals.
DAILY BRIEF: Cross-country burgers, ferry ramps, 5G and Finnish film
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Friends & Brgrs, MacGregor, Nokia and Finnish film make headlines.
DAILY BRIEF: Impactful design, healthtech, Google and social progress
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Ervin Latimer, Deep Sensing Algorithms, Noccela, ArcDia, 9Solutions, Google and Finnish social progress make headlines.
Finland shines as beacon of social progress
Finland has been ranked as the world’s third most socially progressive country in the latest edition of the Social Progress Index, a composite measure of dozens of factors affecting social development and wellbeing put together by Social Progress Imperative.