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 Kide Science will support young children’s scientific thinking with play-based learning and storytelling in Bangkok, Thailand. Image: Kide Science

The daily brief: 12 September 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Ginolis, Kide Science and Finnair make headlines.

Rasmus Hetemäki


Ginolis has found a local distributor for its automation technology in Japan, Kide Science is bringing its early science education to Thailand, and Finnair is opening up new South American destinations to its customers. Click on the headlines for more in-depth information about each piece of news.

Ginolis finds new distribution partner in Japan

Finnish company Ginolis has signed a distribution agreement for Japan with MDS, a solutions provider for medical device manufacturers. As part of the deal, MDS will market, sell and support Ginolis’s entire portfolio of assembly automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions in the Japanese medical device market. Image: Twitter/Ginolis

Kide Science expands to Thailand

Finnish early science education company Kide Science has signed a collaboration agreement with Kensington Learning Space (KLS) in Bangkok, Thailand. Kide Science’s pedagogical model supports young children’s scientific thinking through play-based learning and storytelling. It will be introduced to the kids at KLS in early 2020. KLS is a project launched by the Kensington International Kindergarten in Thailand, which offers hand-picked programmes from innovative education providers to children between 6 months and 11 years of age. Image: Kide Science

Finnair codeshares new flights to South America

Finnair has implemented a new codeshare agreement with the LATAM Airline Group to offer its customers new destinations in South America. As of 1 October, the two airlines will start to sell and market each other’s flights between Finnair’s hub in Helsinki, Finland, and LATAM’s hubs in São Paulo, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile, via five European gateways: London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and Milan. Image: Finnair

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