Finland is known as a world leader in ICT innovation, information society development and high quality ICT products. It is one of the most advanced information societies in the world. As a percentage of GDP, Finnish R&D investments are the third largest in the world. Also the number of patents per capita, especially in the ICT field, is among the highest of the world, Well‐known technologies and services originating from Finland include Linux, the SMS, ring tones and Internet banking services. Finland is also renowned as a pioneer in mobile telecommunications services and applications.

Trimble acquires Finnish Fifth Element

Trimble announced today that it has acquired privately-held Fifth Element, a leader in forestry enterprise and …

ICT, Mobile

Finland gets Serious about its games

Serious Gaming Cluster Finland is uniting the scene towards an educated future. It seems but …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Life Sciences, Skills, Connected health, Gaming

Is your new home in Espoo Innovation Garden?

Espoo Innovation Garden is where innovations are grown The largest innovation hub in the nordic …

Cleantech, ICT, Life Sciences

From linear to circular economy: Resource wisdom is here to stay

 If new business opportunities and considerable savings in raw materials sound good to you, the …

Easy business environment, Skilled workforce, Cleantech, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds

Shark Punch creates a matchmaker for gamers

Finnish startup Shark Punch wants to disrupt the game industry by creating the “Netflix for …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Gaming, Growth Capital, Startups

Cutting edge Finnish mobile companies at the Mobile World Congress

The most interesting Finnish mobile industry startups and growth companies will take part in the …

Prime location, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills, Connected health, Mobile

IBM is opening new doors for startups

Many startup companies hope for an experienced partner who understands their needs and can support …

ICT, Startups

’Wikipedia’ for programming skills uses Finland as a gateway to Europe

Online programming lessons aren’t a novelty, but the Russian-Kazakhstan born Hexlet has brought a unique …

Prime location, ICT, International accessibility, Support services, Digital content, Russia, Startups

The information security superpower in the North

Finns may not have the reputation for being the most hilarious and cheerful people on …

Easy business environment, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds, Infrastructure, Data Center, Digital content

Urban mobility radically rethought in Helsinki

Helsinki may well be the most intriguing city of the world when it comes to …

Prime location, Cleantech, ICT, Logistics, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills, Startups

Kiosked nabs investment from Dutch brewery family

Kiosked, a Finnish advertising technology developer, has raised EUR 3.7 million in funding. The key …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Digital content, Growth Capital, Startups

KPMG acquires Finnish cybersecurity company Trusteq

Auditing giant KPMG will acquire 100% of the shares of the Finnish cyber security consulting …

Skilled workforce, ICT, KIBS, Skills


Apr 14, 2015 Neurogaming seminar GHP Conference Room, Helsinki
May 8 – 9, 2015 CRWDpuisto Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki
May 26 – 27, 2015 Arctic15 by ArcticStartup
Jun 2 – 3, 2015 BioMedica 2015
Jun 2 – 3, 2015 Startup Village 2015
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The fact that Finland has produced so many significant companies in the mobile and mobile content space — not just Nokia and Rovio — is a testament to this being a good place to bank such an effort.

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