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Bayer’s success story in Finland

German pharmaceutical company Bayer has its Northern European headquarters in Espoo and a highly profitable factory in Turku. In 2011 the German pharmaceutical company Bayer decided to establish its Northern European headquarters in Espoo, southern Finland, serving Finland, Denmark, Norway, … Continue reading

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Advanced eye and nose technology from Finland

Optomed Ltd is launching a new portable camera for eye imaging and Finnish universities are developing an artificial nose. The Finnish medical device manufacturer Optomed Ltd has introduced a new generation of its portable high resolution digital medical camera, called … Continue reading

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Finland ranked highly for social cohesion

Finland’s strengths include trust in institutions, respect for social rules and civic participation. Finland has the third highest level of social cohesion from 34 countries in the EU and the OECD, according to the Social Cohesion Radar published by the … Continue reading

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Aon rates risk of doing business in Finland as “negligible”

Finland is one of the safest places in the world according to the 2013 Aon Political Risk Map. The British insurance and risk management company Aon Risk Solutions has ranked Finland as the second safest place in the world, after … Continue reading

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Agnico-Eagle discovers more gold in northern Finland

Canadian mining company is planning to expand its area of operations by about 100 hectares. The Canadian-based gold producer Agnico-Eagle has discovered more gold at its mine in Kittilä, located in the Lapland region of northern Finland. The company is … Continue reading

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Finland is one of the most innovative countries in the world

The financial news provider Bloomberg has ranked Finland to the fourth place in its innovation rankings. The Bloomberg Rankings examined more than 200 countries and sovereign regions to determine how innovative they were, and based on the examinations it  has … Continue reading

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Nordlett Outlet Village looking for more brands

Finland’s first outlet village aims to have 30-40 stores by the end of 2013. Nordlett, the first outlet village in Finland and northern Scandinavia, is planned to open in 2013-2014 near the city of Oulu in northern Finland. The site … Continue reading

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Halton expands filtration product manufacture in Finland

Halton invests in a new manufacturing facility in Kausala, Finland. The new facility, located next to the company’s existing manufacturing facilities, will concentrate on production of air filtration product lines. The centralization of air filtration production to Kausala creates about … Continue reading

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Finland is world’s 7th most prosperous country

Finland is the highest-ranking eurozone country in the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index. Finland is ranked 7th in the world and is also the highest-ranking eurozone country in the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index published by the Legatum Institute. According to the … Continue reading

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Finnish companies develop sulphur scrubbers for ships

Installation of a sulphur scrubber is a major step for reducing harmful emissions from a ship. Finnish companies Wärtsilä Finland Oy and Metso Power Oy are developing a new sulphur scrubber technology for the cleaning of harmful emissions from ships … Continue reading

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