DAILY BRIEF: 5G testing, maritime digitalisation, easing power shortages and a partnership
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Nokia, Wärtsilä and ThingLink make headlines.
Finnish cleantech trio saluted on global list
Bamomas, Carbo Culture and Infinited Fiber Company have been recognised on Cleantech Group’s list of transformative cleantech companies.
RMK adds a touch of sci-fi to e-motorbike design
New Finnish motorbike manufacturer RMK has raised one million euros to redefine electric motorbike design.
eChargie electrifies e-vehicle charging business
To motivate people to buy electric vehicles, you need to make charging readily available and hassle-free. Finnish startup eChargie has made this its mission.
Google invests additional EUR 600 million in Finland, signs wind power purchase deals
Technology giant Google has announced it will invest 600 million euros in the Hamina data centre and an undisclosed amount in two Finnish wind power projects with a total capacity of 250 megawatts.
Teraloop secures EUR 2.4 million grant
Finnish startup Teraloop has secured an EU Horizon 2020 grant of 2.4 million euros for its energy storage technology pilot.
Hoop rolls out sustainable scooter-share scheme
Move over cars, here come electric scooters. Finnish startup Hoop has made them more durable, sustainable and city-friendly.
Nopia Ride gives a lift to clean electric journeys
Urbanisation takes more and more of us into growing megacities, where mobility poses an ever-increasing issue. Nopia Ride wants to help people go to places without adding to smog and pollution.
Q-Yachts electrifies the boating community
Finland’s Q-Yachts has made a global splash with its all-electric day cruiser, the Q30.
Axco-Motors joins Danfoss
Finnish company Axco-Motors has been acquired by Denmark-based multinational company Danfoss.
Fortum first: e-vehicles receive high-powered charge in Sweden
Fortum Charge & Drive has opened Sweden’s first high-power charging (HPC) station for electric vehicles, located in Kristinehamn.