FinSolar is spotlighting solar power. If you thought Finland wasn’t ideal for solar panels, you have to read this.
From cars to trash cans, objects are now online. We meet two Finnish firms that are creating uses for the Internet of Things.
Finnish women entrepreneurs are bringing new views to gaming. We meet the creators of two very different simulation games.
The Finnish startup ecosystem draws the brightest minds and most innovative companies in the world to Slush Helsinki.
A Finnish company is helping people engage with 3D printing. You can even use a 3D printer for free at Aalto University.
Finland’s northern city of Oulu is gaining recognition around the globe for its innovative healthcare ecosystem.
Finland has an important role in the new bioeconomy, in which recent developments are shaping the world’s future.
From diabetes logbooks to medical alert bracelets, Finns are developing novel high-tech solutions to healthcare issues.
We meet two Finnish women who are creating health apps and wellbeing games that pave the way for an active lifestyle.
Several female tech entrepreneurs are household names in Finland, and more are on the way up. We meet two of them.
Eight surviving teams of coders race artificially intelligent cars onscreen at the Hello World Open finals in Helsinki.
Summer means you get to catch up on reading, exercise, sleep and languages. Here are seven Finnish apps to help you along.
As the one-million-euro Millennium Technology Prize is awarded in Helsinki, big data is revolutionising the way we live.
With a new CEO, Nokia charts its course in a world where everyone – and everything – takes part in connectivity.
A nightmarish case made two Finns realise the need to secure data. Their company and others in Finland continue to innovate.
Wooden cars, interactive dashboards displays, systems to detect slick roads: Finland develops innovative auto solutions.
As international interest in the Arctic increases, demand for Finnish icebreakers and ice-strengthened cargo ships rises.
Finnish expertise in tech and gaming unites with the country’s excellence in education to form a winning combination.
Our reporter sends an update from among the throngs of investors and startup entrepreneurs at Slush Helsinki (Nov. 18–19).
Blueprint Genetics, a startup attending Slush Helsinki (Nov. 18-19), may revolutionise testing for inheritable diseases.
Venture capitalists from around the world are coming to Slush Helsinki (Nov. 18-19) to find the best young companies in Northern Europe.
Kilometre-high skyscrapers or wooden buildings: Finnish companies are at the forefront of new construction technology.
Finnish brands like Angry Birds and Marimekko join international partners for new co-branding efforts this autumn.
Thanks to events like Midnight Pitch Fest, Finland’s northern city of Oulu is becoming known as the city of startups
Companies in Finland, the land of Angry Birds and Clash of Clans, are making apps for young kids and their parents.
Rails Girls, a worldwide movement encouraging women to try app building and programming, began with one event in Finland.
The new cruise ship Viking Grace is the most efficient ship in the thriving Baltic Sea cruise industry. We find out why.
We ask two of Finland’s leading independent think tanks about the country’s future. And what do think tanks actually do?
The Finnish forest industry is focusing on sustainability with biofuels and new, amazing, wood-based materials.
We check out Finnish mobile apps that get you a taxi and let you know what you can do at your destination.
Angry Birds, then Clash of Clans: Finnish mobile games have taken the world by storm, and there’s no end in sight.
Engaging Learning Environment, part of Helsinki’s year as 2012 World Design Capital, shows how tech and teaching will combine.
Finnish startup Jolla grants a rare interview to our reporter about its plans to break into the smartphone market.
Finland is seeing a startup renaissance driven by an unforeseen source: people with a Nokia background.
One Finnish startup, Scoopshot, connects photographers to media outlets that are looking for up-to-the-minute pictures.
ZenRobotics, an environmentally conscious Finnish startup, is bringing in robots to help save us from drowning in waste.
Linus Torvalds has won the Millennium Technology Prize for developing the open source operating system Linux, used by millions of people worldwide.
Innovative programs such as Startup Sauna and New Factory groom startups for competition on the global market.
Startups Microtask and M-Files use advances in technology to move innovative theories from classrooms to boardrooms.
Finnish doctors are taking creative, patient-oriented approaches to defeating a growing public health problem: cancer.
In 2003 Niklas Hed and his friends dreamed up a video game that would eventually become a worldwide phenomenon.
Science collaborations between India and Finland are breaking new ground, especially in biotech and green chemistry.
We’re one of the first nonspecialist publications to hear how professor Kari Alitalo and his team are breaking ground with a new procedure to limit or even halt a cancer tumour’s growth.
Two Finnish designers are creating unique jewellery and donating the profits to efforts to clean up the overloaded ocean.
Green energy promoters around the world are watching eastern Finland, Europe’s leading region in sustainable wood energy.
An expanding network called the Finnish Water Forum helps meet the global demand for better water services.
Hans Langh's curiosity and innate problem-solving ability carried him from farming to an innovative shipping empire.
Professor Michael Grätzel of Switzerland wins the 800,000-euro Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of life-enhancing technological innovations.
Genetics researcher Leena Palotie, who we are sad to note passed away on March 11, 2010, had recently been awarded the title of academician, and called her work "a fantastic journey into the human being."
The largest-ever passenger ship, Finnish-built Oasis of the Seas, leaves Florida on her first cruise in early December 2009. Entertainment includes five theatres, surfing, golf, ice skating and more.