VTT re-thinking collection and handling of polystyrene

September 17, 2020

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.

FIVE FROM FINLAND: Bioeconomy solutions and innovations 

September 11, 2020

Thanks to its abundant renewable natural resources, outstanding expertise and industrial strengths, Finland has been steadily evolving into a major bioeconomy, with a lot being done in terms of both research and application of bio-based technology and innovation.

DAILY BRIEF: Big art win, Finnish expansion, biopharmaceuticals and space tech

September 9, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Anton Pitkänen, Airport College International, Paras Biopharma and VTT make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Hot new book, startup funding, big investments and university rankings

September 8, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Finnish literature, Superhero Capital, Bayer Finland, Stora Enso, Evli and Finnish universities make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Global logistics, lifts, large investments, acquisition and smart packaging

September 3, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: KONE, Uusikaupunki, Talenom, Kalmar and Finnish packaging make headlines.

Finnish firms pack a punch in the Nordics

September 3, 2020

Finnish packaging solutions have been named as some of the best in the Nordics at ScanStar, a packaging competition organised annually since 1969 by the Scandinavian Packaging Association (SPA).

DAILY BRIEF: Battery saviour, COVID-19 blood test, health, kids’ science and Finnish forest expertise

July 9, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Nightingale Health, Kide Science, BrightCharger, Kaiku Health and VTT make headlines.

Finnish experts part of team looking for green uses for enzymes

July 9, 2020

Experts from Finland, Austria and Norway have put their heads together to develop innovative and sustainable enzyme-based solutions for refining wood to high-performance materials.

Accelerator to help plant seed for sustainable food systems

June 16, 2020

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has selected 10 agricultural and food technology startups for FAN Nordic Hub, a Helsinki-based accelerator programme created in partnership with Valio and the University of Helsinki.

Gluten-free barley a golden opportunity for Finnish company

June 2, 2020

Oulu, Finland-headquartered Golden Malt is looking to reap the benefits of the gluten-free strain of barley it has refined in co-operation with Sejet, the leading breeder of cereals in Denmark.

DAILY BRIEF: Summer boost for air travel, industry, finance, sustainable food trays and energy

May 20, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Huhtamaki, Kalmar, Enfuce, Finnair and Finnish energy transition make headlines.