Finnish universities feature among global best

August 18, 2017

A quintet of Finnish higher education institutes have been included in this year’s ShanghaiRanking list.


Wärtsilä powers world first for fish farming industry

August 18, 2017

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to deliver the ship design for a new processing and transportation vessel to be built at the Balenciaga shipyard in Spain.

YIT builds big in Russia and Lithuania

August 17, 2017

Finnish property developer YIT has commenced work on a new apartment building project in Lytkarino, Moscow, and will construct production and logistics premises in Lithuania’s Kaunas region.


Five for Friday: Sports tech

August 18, 2017

Finnish devotion to sport and intuition for tech manifests itself in successful sports tech endeavours.


Play yourself to safety with Rescuebusters

August 16, 2017

Many of the world’s most popular games are about shooting, chasing and killing. Finnish SyraWise wanted to create a game that, instead, can save real lives.

Sleepless baby bear awakens global interest

August 15, 2017

A Finnish children’s book about a little bear called Mur is charming both kids and grown-ups in an increasing number of countries.

Two Finns lift spirits with Ron and Tom

August 14, 2017

One Eyed Spirits and Spirit of Tom are two companies run by the same two people, whose idea is to add that little something to spice up a drink’s brand.

Finnish sisterhood also on display in Toronto

August 17, 2017

Following on from its success at home, Finnish drama Miami is to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September.

Lightneer closes USD 5 million seed funding round

August 16, 2017

Finnish gaming studio Lightneer has raised five million US dollars in its latest seed funding round, as it prepares to release its learning game Big Bang Legends globally.

Helsinki one of world’s most liveable cities

August 16, 2017

Finland’s capital has been ranked ninth in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual survey of living conditions globally.

Peikko and Pöyry land Nordic deals

August 15, 2017

Peikko Norge has received a substantial order for rock foundation technology in Central Norway and Pöyry is to deliver a power line engineering assignment in Sweden.