A patient taking a brain scan with a doctor monitoring
 Nexstim will deliver another navigated brain therapy (NBT) system to a US clinic. Image: Nexstim

The daily brief: 3 July 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kide Science, Meyer Turku and Nexstim make headlines.

Rasmus Hetemäki


Meyer Turku shipyard has agreed to build a third LNG cruise ship for Royal Caribbean, Kide Science is bringing its play-based science education to young children in Bahrain, and Nexstim will deliver a second navigated brain therapy (NBT) system to Island Psychiatry in the US. Click on the headlines for more in-depth information about each piece of news.

Meyer Turku wins new cruise ship order from Royal Caribbean

Meyer Turku has signed an agreement to build a third Icon-class cruise ship for Royal Caribbean. The cruise ship will run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and is expected to be ready for delivery in 2025. The order, the value of which has not been disclosed, is still subject to financing, but construction of the new vessel should commence in 2020. The Turku-based shipyard is currently building two Icon-class cruise ships for Royal Caribbean, with deliveries scheduled for 2022 and 2024. Image: Meyer Turku

Kide Science lands in Bahrain

Finnish early science education company Kide Science has closed its first deal and begun teacher training in Bahrain. The co-operation agreement was signed with Clever Play, a creative learning hub with similar pedagogical values as Kide Science. The Finnish early education company uses a scientifically proven play-based learning model to teach natural sciences to young children. The agreement was reached with the help of its business partner in the UAE, Education House Finland. Kide Science has previously launched science programmes for three-to-eight-year-olds with educators in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China and Australia. Image: Kide Science

Nexstim to deliver second NBT system to Island Psychiatry

Finnish targeted neuromodulation company Nexstim has received a second order for its navigated brain therapy (NBT) system from Island Psychiatry in Long Island, New York, the US. Nexstim’s non-invasive brain stimulation system is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). Image: Twitter/Nexstim

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