Aalto and VTT funded for new CERES center

April 23, 2018

Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are setting up a new bioeconomy competence centre called CERES, which has been selected for Academy of Finland flagship funding.


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Solita’s expansion boosted by the Apax Digital Fund

April 23, 2018

The controlling interest in Finnish digital transformation company Solita has changed hands from Vaaka Partners to the Apax Digital Fund. The investment will help Solita with its domestic and international expansion.

The wheels of Finnish industry keep spinning

April 23, 2018

Finnish industrial companies Peikko, Konecranes, Outokumpu, YIT and Nokia have been busy worldwide.


GrainSense brings innovation to the field

April 23, 2018

With its handheld device, Finnish company GrainSense makes it easy for farmers to measure the quality of their grain, allowing them to make better decisions about their produce.


Five for Friday: Film directors

April 20, 2018

Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.

Sleep easy – Valpas squashes the bedbug problem

April 18, 2018

Finnish startup Valpas has found a novel way to prevent bedbugs from contaminating hotel rooms, and is now setting its sight on beds worldwide.

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Cubicasa floors US market with 3D property mapping

April 17, 2018

An accurate digital floor plan can be time-consuming to create. But what if one could be derived automatically from a smartphone video? Finnish innovation is making this a reality.

Logonet brings Finnish Baby Aid Kit to Somalia

April 20, 2018

Finnish company Logonet has received 124 680 euros in funding from Finnpartnership to bring its tailored Finnish Baby Aid Kit to Somalia and help reduce child and maternal mortality in the country.

Metsä Board’s gift box keeps on giving in Shanghai

April 20, 2018

Metsä Board’s skincare gift box has won first place at the Luxe Pack Shanghai Awards in the ‘in green’ category, repeating the same feat it accomplished last year.

Record number of foreign companies established in Finland

April 20, 2018

The number of greenfield investments to Finland and acquisitions by foreign companies hit a new high in 2017.

Tieto strengthens cyber security offering with NSEC

April 19, 2018

Finnish software and IT company Tieto has signed an agreement to acquire Swedish IT and information security specialist NSEC.