DAILY BRIEF: Fun science, devops, pizza, awards, university, road data and edtech

September 10, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kide Science, Eficode, Classic Pizza, Lindex, Aalto University, RoadCloud and Finnish edtech make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Healthcare strides, positioning tech, top vodka award, microplastics and youth activity

August 24, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: the University of Turku, Quuppa, Koskenkorva, Valmet and the City of Helsinki make headlines.

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Helsinki encourages youth to take up hobbies with new app

August 24, 2020

The City of Helsinki is launching an app designed to make it easy for young people in their final few years of basic education to find hobbies and activities they enjoy and, consequently, combat social exclusion.

DAILY BRIEF: Angry Birds golf, sustainable jet fuel, digital car wash, meetings, industry and travel

August 17, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Rovio, Neste, Superoperator, MeetingPackage, Suominen and Finnish travel industry make headlines.

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.

ICT

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.