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.

Finland leads WEF’s Networked Readiness Index again

For the second year running, Finland has topped the World Economic Forum’s Networked Readiness Index (NRI), …

Easy business environment, ICT, Infrastructure

NXP Semiconductors invests $6 million in Espoo’s Senseg

NXP Semiconductors N.V.  has announced an $6 million investment in Finnish Senseg, the leader in …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Growth Capital, Startups

Russian GS Group invests in social TV startup TELLYO

Finnish social TV startup TELLYO,  developer of the “Share the Moment” service,  has received a …

ICT, Skills, Growth Capital, Russia, Startups

Finnish gaming posts billion euro turnover

(Good News from Finland) The gaming sector in Finland has recorded another boom year with …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills, Gaming, Mobile

AppGyver raises 2.5 million dollars in angel funding

(Good News from Finland) AppGyver, a Finnish start-up that offers a development platform to build …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Mobile

Progman joins forces with Glodon to strengthen its global position

Press release – Progman has joined forces with Glodon, a leading architecture, engineering and construction …

Prime location, ICT, International accessibility, Skills, China

Chinese investors met Finnish hi-tech firms in Hong Kong

Asian venture capital organizations met with Finnish life science and ICT SMEs at the Nordic …

ICT, Life Sciences, China

21 Finnish startups make it to the Red Herring’s top 100 Europe list

(Good News from Finland) The Red Herring has chosen again top 100 Europe start-ups and …

Skilled workforce, Cleantech, Design & Creativity, ICT, Skills, Startups

Foreign owned R&D Centres in Helsinki

Highly educated workforce and the first-class innovation system make Helsinki region an attractive location for international research and …

Prime location, Cleantech, Design & Creativity, ICT, Life Sciences, R&D&I, Gaming, MedTech, Nanotechnology

ALSO Group acquires Helsinki-based Nervogrid

ALSO Holding AG has concluded a purchase contract for the acquisition of Nervogrid Oy, Helsinki-based …

ICT, Skills, Startups

Electronics on your skin

(Good News from Finland) Wearable electronics, such as smart watches and smart bracelets, are currently …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Connected health, Mobile

Swedish Adtraction opens office in Helsinki

Adtraction brings new opportunities and expertise to Finnish online advertising Adtraction Group, the leading experts …

Prime location, ICT, International accessibility, Market factors, Digital content


May 7 - 8, 2014 Neurogaming Conference and Expo 2014 City View at METREON, San Francisco, US
May 20 - 22, 2014 Israel Innovation Conference (MIXiii) Tel Aviv Fairgrounds, Israel
Jun 16 - 17, 2014 Pocket Gamer Connects global mobile games conference
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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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