Optomed wins grant to boost its Indian pilot

January 17, 2017

Finnish retinal camera company Optomed has reached the final round in TechEmerge, a World Bank Group initiative launched for the healthcare market in India.


Vauhti speeds up Fischer skis

January 17, 2017

Arguably the world’s oldest still functional ski wax producer, Finnish Vauhti Speed, has signed an agreement with the world’s oldest ski manufacturer Fischer Sports.

Finland in world’s top 10 for attracting talent

January 17, 2017

Finland has been ranked ninth in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017, and its capital, Helsinki, climbs to top three in the Global City Talent Competitiveness Index.


TinyApp aims to take Finnish early education practices worldwide

January 17, 2017

A new Finnish company builds private social networks to ease the communication strain on day cares and nurseries. But this is only the first step.


Space Nation aims for the stars

January 16, 2017

The community lead by the Finnish company Cohu Experience has exceedingly high ambitions: it wants to make space travel accessible – to anyone.

Five for Friday: Wood innovations

January 13, 2017

Given that Finland has the densest coverage of forest in the world, it’s probably no surprise then that wood has been an integral part of its industry over the centuries. But it’s not all log cabins and saunas. Here are some more recent offerings from local companies.

Asmo Charger electrifies global interest

January 11, 2017

Asmo Solutions has developed a charger which is safer and more efficient than practically anything on the market.

Wind Controller breezes into Estonia and France

January 17, 2017

Finnish wind energy consulting firm Wind Controller has signed new long-term contracts with Estonian Enefit Taastuvenergian and French InnoVent.

Zadaa gathers EUR 600K and heads abroad

January 16, 2017

Digital Fabric, the company behind the fashion app Zadaa, will launch its service in Sweden in February, and Denmark’s turn is in April.

Outokumpu reinforcing highway bridge in Kuwait

January 16, 2017

Outokumpu Long Products has landed a deal to provide 1 600 tons stainless steel rebar for the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah project in Kuwait.

Finland the place to be in February

January 16, 2017

Business Insider has listed its recommendations of where to travel to during the year. Finnish Lapland is its February pick.