A girl wearing a science jacket pours liquid through a funnel
 Kide Science teaches scientific thinking skills to young children with hands-on experiments. Image: Kide Science

The daily brief: 16 December 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: NoHo Partners, TactoTek and Kide Science make headlines.

Rasmus Hetemäki


NoHo Partners strengthens its position in the Norwegian restaurant and nightlife market, TactoTek finds global partners for its IMSE technology, and Kide Science brings its early science education to Vietnam. Click on the headlines for more in-depth information about each piece of news.

NoHo Partners acquires more restaurants in Norway

Finnish restaurant group NoHo Partners is strengthening its position on the Norwegian market by acquiring five new restaurants: Cafe Christiania and the Eilefs Landhandleri pub in Oslo, Z Nightclub and restaurant Brask og Bramm in Drammen, and the iconic restaurant Emmas in Tromsø. NoHo Partners expanded to Norway earlier this year, when it acquired 15 restaurants in the Nordic country, and is now among the most significant actors in the market. Image: NoHo Partners

TactoTek finds partners for its IMSE technology

Finnish company TactoTek has announced global partnerships with Korean automotive parts supplier Yongsan and Japanese electronics company Kyocera for its injection-moulded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions. Its IMSE technology integrates printed electronics and electronic components within smart injection-moulded structures. As part of the deals, Yongsan will market and sell automotive interior parts with Tactotek IMSE features, while Tactotek and Kyocera will bring IMSE solutions to several market segments, including industrial, automotive and electronics components. Image: TactoTek

Kide Science closes first deal in Vietnam

Finnish early science education company Kide Science will start its first collaboration in Vietnam with Tân Thời Đại Education JSC in January 2020. The Finnish education company helps educators to teach scientific thinking to young children with a play-based pedagogical model, which is the result of rigorous academic research carried out in Finland. Image: Kide Science

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