Arctic Finland

Finland took over the two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the beginning of May 2017. In celebration of this, we created a new subcategory, “Arctic”, which gathers together all our relevant Arctic content from recent years.

So, wondering what’s up with Finnish Arctic knowhow?

Scroll down, you’ve come to the right place!

Cover photo: Visit Finland/Hannes Becker

DAILY BRIEF: Arctic Wars doc, investments, patents, icebreakers and future food production

November 10, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: NTRNZ media, Orion, Lunawood, BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes, Aker Arctic and VTT make headlines.


DAILY BRIEF: COVID-19 tests and education, Northern projects, funding, conference and shipping

April 24, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Mobidiag, the University of Lapland, Funzi, Omnichannel Retail Services, an education conference and Wärtsilä make headlines.

Favourable wind energy conditions draw German companies to Finland

February 21, 2019

German asset manager Luxcara has taken the helm of the Northern Ostrobothnian wind power project Välikangas, after purchasing the project from fellow German renewable energy company ABO Wind. 

Polaris breaks more ice for cleaner maritime future

February 4, 2019

Finnish eco-friendly icebreaker Polaris has loaded up on liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time at the Tornio MangaLNG terminal in Finnish Lapland.

Finland ranked the leading contributor to humanity

January 23, 2019

Finland has taken the top podium spot in the Good Country Index, which measures countries’ overall impact on the planet and humanity.

Karate kicks Kone-Ketonen’s forestry business into high gear

January 23, 2019

Innovation may have disrupted the forest industry, but it is also how Kone-Ketonen has remained successful through its ups and downs over three decades in operation. Now the Finnish family-run business is expanding internationally with the world’s first hydraulic hybrid harvester head.

Finns among world’s most sustainable companies

January 22, 2019

Seven Finnish companies have been included on this year’s Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list.

Five for Friday: What we learned at Slush 2018

December 7, 2018

Slush Helsinki featured 3 100 startups, 21 000 participants and a couple of million great ideas.

Slush 2018 through a lens, day two

December 5, 2018

Day two didn’t disappoint. Slush brought the visual feast for another dose of tech talk.

Slush day two: Finland opens its doors to the future

December 5, 2018

Diversity of tech industry ideas and those working with them is widely seen as a strength at Slush.

Slush 2018 through a lens, day one

December 4, 2018

Finland-related innovations took centre stage at the first day of Slush. Take a look for yourself.