Knokkon Textiles grasps the nettle

April 1, 2020

A Finnish entrepreneur has founded a company that offers a fresh, sustainable alternative for the textile industry in the shape of an unexpected raw material: nettle.

FIVE FROM FINLAND: Wall decoration

April 1, 2020

Finnish design and innovation offer decorative options that are off the wall, yet well and truly firmly on it.


DAILY BRIEF: Funds for gaming studio, 5G, Moomins, brand licensing and design

March 23, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Mainframe Industries, Nokia, Moomins, Flowhaven and Finnish design make headlines.

Finnish design gets comfy on Fortune’s top 100 list

March 23, 2020

The Fortune magazine has placed six Finnish design icons on its list covering the greatest designs of modern times.

Forbes 30 Under 30 features Finnish connection

March 19, 2020

Five entrepreneurs with a Finnish connection have been included on Forbes 30 Under 30, a list of talented young people who are reinventing business and society.

FIVE FROM FINLAND: Wooden products

March 19, 2020

Finland has a deep connection with forests, which populate 75 per cent of its land mass. Here are five ways in which wood is the focus of local innovation.

Népra fights the power in sustainable ways

March 3, 2020

Népra wants to show the traditional activewear industry that things can – and should – be done differently.

Functionality remains in fashion for Pomar

February 27, 2020

In its 60 years of existence, Finnish footwear brand Pomar has seen a lot and done a lot, but it has never run out of ambition.

DAILY BRIEF: Solar heating, research, an angry team-up, immersive studios and clothing

February 20, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Savosolar, Nexstim, Rovio, Genelec and Finlayson make headlines.

Alpa embraces soft sustainability

February 5, 2020

Finnish fashion brand Alpa believes in its products so much that it promises to buy them back if needed – and then manages to sell them again.

DAILY BRIEF: 29 January 2020

January 29, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Isku, Spinnova and Fortum make headlines.