Technology and Innovation

Finnish ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through a test area near Helsinki harbour, in order to demonstrate that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies. more

When it comes to the additive manufacturing of highly conductive copper components, technology group Heraeus announces it has achieved 99.8% density and around 95% conductivity IACS using standard powder bed laser melting machines. more

With a groundbreaking Stirling engine from the Swedish environmental technology company Ripasso Energy, the largest 'waste-to-energy' project of its kind ever implemented in Africa may be realised. more

PowerCoat® Solution is the technology developed by The Italian RotaGroup, a specialist in services related to the aluminium supply chain, has introduced its new PowerCoat® Solution. more

Workaround GmbH, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and BASF have been cooperating on the modification of an important component of the smart glove ProGlove, for improved workplace safety. more

Nokia and Altran, a worldwide leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), are launching a jointly developed solution to optimise and streamline the maintenance of rolling stock for train operators. more

H&M and Klarna have entered into a global partnership to integrate further H&M’s digital and physical stores to give customers a easy, personalised and engaging shopping experience wherever and however they shop. more

The SmartSteel Innovation Challenge, a joint initiative between SSAB and Sandvik Materials Technology, is looking to find innovative new ideas on what a future steel fingerprint could be made of. more

VTT and Carbodeon Ltd Oy have developed a plastic material suitable for consumer and industrial use, enabling faster 3D printing and improving the mechanical durability of the printouts. more

From March 2019, BMW drivers and passengers will be joined by an intelligent, digital character on their journeys which will enable drivers to operate and access information from their cars by simply speaking. more

Teleste unveils a new series of ultrawide TFT LCD displays that will offer a new level of visually accessible information for passengers on trains, trams and buses. more

Volvo Trucks is using innovative methods to monitor and analyse critical components in real time in order to rectify potential malfunctions before they interfere with the customer´s experience. more

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is helping to solve the global plastic waste problem. VTT develops in a project called PlastBug a mobile container unit to remove plastic waste from ocean areas, in order to create a safe living environmen more

Ericsson and Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest TV and broadband company, have extended their partnership to strengthen the service provider’s commitment and to optimise operational fixed networks services across Europe. more

Electrolux is expanding further its partnership with Google by integrating connected kitchen products in Europe with the Google Assistant, allowing consumers to control products using verbal commands. more

Fortum Charge & Drive has newly opened Sweden’s first high-power charging (HPC) station at a McDonald's in Kristinehamn, midway between Stockholm and Oslo. more proudly announces new partnership with Celeritive, the developer of VoluMill™ and VoluTurn™ in order to bring even greater benefits to industry related companies. more

Wärtsilä is investing significantly in Finland with the building of a Smart Technology Hub, a new centre of research, product development and production, in Vaskiluoto, Vaasa. more

Infineon Technologies AG and JD group have signed a strategic partnership agreement to create an efficient and secured smart IoT ecosystem to address the Chinese market. more

WASP has announced it has completed construction of the Trabeculae Pavilion, an entirely 3D printed lightweight architecture solution that combines advancements in 3D printing with bio-inspired computational design. more


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