DAILY BRIEF: Icy thriller, food education, software, pharmacy automation, golden whisky and mining

November 23, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Arctic Circle, Finnish food education, Tuxera, NewIcon, Teerenpeli and Radai make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Beer and long drink, film, shipping, healthtech and car wash pioneer

November 16, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Pyynikin, The Long Drink Company, Finnish film, MacGregor, Optomed and Upsteam make headlines.

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Upsteam uses Finnish solution to wash off industry water waste

November 16, 2020

Estonian-Finnish startup Upsteam is employing the platform economy to make car wash services ecological and mobile.

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University of Helsinki sharpens vision of smartphones

November 11, 2020

Researchers at the University of Helsinki are developing an artificial intelligence-based solution that turns ordinary smartphones into cameras capable of detecting shades of colours extremely accurately.

Finnish VR pioneers put heads together to re-imagine performing arts

November 2, 2020

Two Finnish virtual-reality (VR) pioneers, Varjo and Zoan, have partnered with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet (FNOB) on a project exploring ways to make use of new technologies to re-imagine how performing arts are crafted and experienced.

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DAILY BRIEF: Sámi film, education, funding, vodka, Christmas calendar and sustainable food systems

November 2, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Film, FinlandWay Schools, AppFollow, Koskenkorva Vodka, Kouvolan Lakritsi, VTT and Luke make headlines.

Helsinki and Amsterdam launch world’s first open AI registers

October 6, 2020

Helsinki and Amsterdam have become the first two cities in the world to launch an open artificial intelligence (AI) register in an attempt to promote transparency about the use of algorithms and artificial intelligence in their activities.

DAILY BRIEF: Major industry merger, quantum breakthrough, IT, mining and circling pollution

October 1, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Konecranes, Cargotec, VTT, Aalto University, Digia, Metso Outotec, and City of Helsinki make headlines.

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Helsinki unveils app to help cyclists and pedestrians avoid pollution

October 1, 2020

The Green Paths route-planning app delivers cyclists and pedestrians recommendations based on real-time data on air quality and noise levels in various parts of the metropolitan area, enabling them to avoid the busiest, noisiest and most polluted routes and reach their destination as quickly as possible.

DAILY BRIEF: Rye whisky, smart navigation, research, funding, software and natural materials

September 24, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kyrö Distillery, Groke Technologies, Buenno, Aalto University, Innofactor and Finnish material innovations make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Satellite funding, sustainable clothing, repair software, healthtech and attracting talent

September 23, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: ICEYE, Finnish clothing, Fixably, Meru Health and Finland’s foreign labour policies make headlines.