Metsä Pavilion ready to serve as springboard for Finnish firms in Tokyo
Metsä Pavilion, a building conceptualised by Business Finland and the Embassy of Finland in Tokyo, has opened its doors in the heart of the Japanese capital, providing Finnish companies a unique setting for creating contacts and promoting exports in Japan.
Finnish nature makes for innovative materials
As the global packaging, textile and food industries are grappling with a sustainability crisis, Finnish innovators are generating new material solutions bound to make the world a better and cleaner place.
Virtual art intervention highlights Helsinki Design Week
Aleksanterinkatu, one of the busiest shopping streets in the Finnish capital, will serve as a backdrop for a colourful and immersive virtual design experience co-created by Virtual Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week, the largest design festival in the Nordics.
Fiskars and Fortum join hands on hands-free handle
Finnish companies Fiskars and Fortum have announced a collaboration to launch the commercial production and international sales of a handle that prevents the spread of the novel coronavirus and other infectious diseases by allowing people to open doors with their arm.
DAILY BRIEF: Digital design, video analysis, solar water, quantum computing and clean construction
All the daily Finnish business news that works: AISpotter, Solar Water Solutions, Glowdia, VTT and Tampere University make headlines.
FIVE FROM FINLAND: Wall decoration
Finnish design and innovation offer decorative options that are off the wall, yet well and truly firmly on it.
Finnish design gets comfy on Fortune’s top 100 list
The Fortune magazine has placed six Finnish design icons on its list covering the greatest designs of modern times.
Durat gives plastics new life in interior design
Finnish manufacturer Durat makes durable and hygienic solid surfaces with a difference. Not only are they made with recycled plastics, but Durat recycles its old products into new ones. Nothing goes to waste.
The daily brief: 21 October 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Outotec, Arkki and Isku make headlines.
FIVE FROM FINLAND: Moomins
Adored by children and adults alike, the Moomins are part of the Finnish identity, a global phenomenon and one of Finland’s most popular and successful exports. They also help Finnish businesses to make an impact.
Five for Friday: Design for the home with Habitare
Finland has a reputation for design excellence both globally and at home.