Fafa’s expanding, developing digital channels amid pandemic

November 19, 2020

Fafa’s, a fast casual food chain hailing from Helsinki, is planning to continue its expansion despite the uncertainty the restaurant industry has been thrust into by the coronavirus pandemic.

DAILY BRIEF: Creative education, bioeconomy, maritime, cargo handling and digital city planning

November 5, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: RETEX Panels, Neste, Wärtsilä, Kalmar, Arkki International and the City of Helsinki make headlines.

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Helsinki wins at “Oscars” of urban construction

November 5, 2020

The City of Helsinki has been awarded in the category for digital cities at the Year in Infrastructure 2020, a conference recognising the best achievements in urban construction and infrastructure globally with what are sometimes called the industry’s Oscars.

DAILY BRIEF: Gin, documentary, digital payments, sustainable fish feed, VR and top education

November 3, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Arctic Brands Group, film, PayiQ, TietoEVRY, VTT, eniferBio, Varjo, Zoan and Aalto University make headlines.

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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University of Helsinki finds way to create reliable air quality data on budget

October 29, 2020

Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have developed a technique for producing accurate data on air quality in urban regions with simple and inexpensive measuring equipment, potentially improving the availability of such data around the world.

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World-leading supercomputer LUMI to be built in Finland

October 27, 2020

LUMI will begin operations in mid-2021, supercharging European competitiveness and research.

DAILY BRIEF: Film, industry, cross-country digitalisation, and free AI education

October 22, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Finnish film, KONE, MacGregor, Wärtsilä, European ICT Alliance, Reaktor and the University of Helsinki make headlines.

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Finland and Poland connect for competitiveness

October 21, 2020

The business regions of Southwest Finland and Wrocław and Gdańsk in Poland have agreed to establish the European ICT Alliance to co-operate and create new business opportunities between the areas.

DAILY BRIEF: Marine conservation, coaching, industry, acquisition and connecting the Moon

October 20, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Nokia, Finnish conservation project, Hintsa, Raute, Sanoma and Augumenta make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Helsinki hotel, elevators, contactless payment, mobile learning and digital forest twin

October 13, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Ylva, KONE, TietoEVRY, Funzi and VTT make headlines.