DAILY BRIEF: Perfect greens, fuel from fries, high tech, smart driving, learning Finnish and travel

June 24, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Neste, Rapid Tampere, Rightware, Rovio, Very Finnish Problems, Soil Scout and Finnish travel industry make headlines.

Boeing chooses Varjo’s VR headset for astronaut training

June 15, 2020

Helsinki-headquartered Varjo has announced a partnership that will see its human-eye resolution virtual-reality (VR) headsets used to prepare crew for space flights as part of Boeing Starliner, a programme to develop a spacecraft for transporting astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).

DAILY BRIEF: Quantum computing, Netflix of cars, game star in China, fintech, solar heating and music

June 12, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Beely, Supercell, Eficode, Savsolar, IQM and Finnish music companies make headlines.

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DAILY BRIEF: Language learning, meetings, indoor positioning, funding, acquisitions and startups

June 9, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: MeetingPackage, Iiwari, FA Solutions, Hilltip, Playvation and the Finnish startup scene make headlines.

Designers of autonomous bus GACHA win recognition

June 4, 2020

The technical solutions enabling the self-driving bus to operate rain, snow or shine have earned Sensible 4 The Finnish Engineering Award, a 30 000-euro prize given annually to engineering or architectural work that has advanced technical competence in Finland.

Finnish healthcare district goes mobile in problem drinking prevention

June 1, 2020

The Päijät-Häme Joint Authority for Health and Wellbeing in Finland has put to use a mobile adaptation of AUDIT-C, a screening questionnaire for identifying early signs of hazardous alcohol use.

DAILY BRIEF: Hacking COVID-19, smart facilities, software robots, mining and space pics

May 26, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Ikune Labs, QPR Software, Finnish mining, Robocorp, Haltian, Fortum and Advian make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Food for thought, future driving, healthtech and digital therapy

May 13, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Siili Auto, Evondos, Meru Health, Wolt, ePassi and Medified make headlines.

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Finnish mobile game wins with fight against misinformation

May 11, 2020

Troll Factory, a mobile game developed by YLE News Lab, was named the best digital project targeted at younger or millennial audiences at European Digital Media Awards 2020.

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App for tracking coronavirus contacts trialled in Finland

May 6, 2020

Vaasa Central Hospital is poised to commence trials for Ketju, a Finnish app designed to help healthcare professionals to identify people who have been exposed to the novel coronavirus.

DAILY BRIEF: Face masks and hand sanitisers, investments, escalators, design and film awards

May 4, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Screentec, Teerenpeli, AppGyver, KONE, Framery and Finnish film make headlines.