ICT

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.

China-Finland hi-tech business accelerates with new agreement

On June 5, ZPark (Beijing Zhongguancun Software Park), DIGILE (the Strategic Centre for Science, Technology …

ICT, China

Major seed funding for Finnish game studio Seriously

 The Helsinki-based game and entertainment company Seriously has raised more than 1.9 million euros in …

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

Tekes funds GrayMatter’s Airport Analytics (AA+) product innovation

GrayMatter Software Services Oy, Finland has received Tekes funding for its R&D program for its …

ICT, Support services, Aviation

Chinese Glodon and Finland’s VTT sign research and develpment MoU

Glodon Software Company Limited, a leading architecture, engineering and construction software company in China, has signed Memorandum of …

ICT, R&D&I, China

Facebook buys Finland’s Pryte

Facebook is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company whose technology allows smartphone users to download applications …

ICT, Digital content, Mobile

Boomlagoon announces new game following major funding

There is a new star in the Finnish mobile gaming sky. Helsinki-based Boomlagoon has announced …

ICT, Gaming, Mobile

Gaming company Playforia into Indian ownership

The Finnish gaming company Playforia has been aquired by United Game Studios, a company owned by …

ICT, Gaming, Startups

Finland gets high marks for cyber security

(Good News from Finland) Finland is among the top five locations for cyber security according …

Easy business environment, ICT, Infrastructure, Quality of life, Digital content

Swiss company Also Holding relies on Finnish expertise

The Swiss ICT service provider Also Holding has acquired the Finnish company Nervogrid. The new …

ICT, Digital content

Tellyo channels investment into international growth

International expansion is on the programme for Finnish social TV startup Tellyo following a 200,000 euro …

ICT, Growth Capital, Mobile, Russia, Startups

Finnish Verto Analytics raises EUR 3,9 million

Verto Analytics, a Finnish provider of digital market measurement services, has raised little over 3.9 …

ICT, Growth Capital, Startups

Facebook acquires Helsinki-based Moves

Facebook is moving into the fitness and location tracking space, announcing the acquisition of Helsinki-based Protogeo, the …

ICT, Skills, Growth Capital, Mobile, Startups

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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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