Espoo named one of six top innovation hotspots in Europe
The City of Espoo has landed, for the second time in as many years, in the top six of the European Capital of Innovation Awards, a competition run and funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020.
Helsinki gets smart, globally
The Finnish capital has been ranked second in the Smart City Index, a comparison of cities’ technological provision worldwide.
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.
Finnish kids enjoy high levels of life satisfaction
The Good Childhood Report has ranked Finland second in its annual assessment of children’s happiness, life satisfaction and psychological wellbeing in Europe. This follows similarly positive results for Finnish children from global indexes elsewhere.
Finnish universities attract international applause
Eight Finnish universities have been included in this year’s Shanghai Ranking, including three in the top 500 worldwide.
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Finland is one of world’s top locations for international meetings
Helsinki outperformed Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo in attracting international meetings and conferences in 2019, indicates a report published in July by the Union of International Associations (UIA).
Finland puts sustainability top of the agenda
With its green mindset and world-class research environment, Finland is generating sustainable solutions for various industries and fields of life.
Greater Helsinki listed as one of world’s top young startup ecosystems
Greater Helsinki has been ranked as the world’s fourth most attractive emerging ecosystem for startups in The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020 by Startup Genome.
Global rankings recognise new wave of Finnish universities
Finland’s Aalto University and Tampere University have been recognised as some of the world’s best academic institutions under the age of 50 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE).
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