Tag: Finland 100

Finnish 100 anniversary sculpture unveiled in Manila

The Embassy of Sweden in Manila congratulates Finland on her 100th year anniversary of independence on 6 December 2017. To commemorate the anniversary, the sculpture “Spirit of the Finn” was unveiled in Bonifacio Global City. The photo shows the sculpture with (from left) Ambassador of Sweden Harald Fries, Honorary Consul General of Finland Ramon K.…

Innovative Finnish solutions at Saigon Innovation Week

During 23-28 October Embassy of Finland in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ministry of Science and Technology and Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Programme – IPP organised the ‘HCMC Innovation Startup and Entrepreneurship Week 2017’ (WHISE 2017), opened by H.E Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto. The Saigon Innovation Week, which included hundreds of innovative activities, was an opportunity to…

Digitalizing Maritime Business Singapore-Finland discussion

Finland 100 and the city of Helsinki jointly put focus on digitalization in the maritime business on Wednesday 20 September, hosting an all-day event for stakeholders in the field. The aim of the event was to create new strategic partnerships between Finland and Singapore to take advantage of the new digital opportunities in the industry.…

Mayor of Helsinki: Finland and Singapore should be strategic partners

Singapore and Finland have a lot in common. They are equal in size, both advanced in innovation and technology, and individually recognized worldwide for their education systems. However, there are also cultural differences between the two countries, which is why the Mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori sees great potential in becoming strategic partners: “We are…

Finnish emerging Smart & Clean City Solutions

The Finland 100 ‘Emerging Solutions for Smart & Clean Cities’ event taking place on 18 September 2017 in Singapore will highlight a very vibrant Finnish smart mobility scene, with its many new service and solution providers focused on autonomous vehicles, car sharing, integrated mobility and smart transport. Finish business experts will share product development opportunities,…

Finnish Your Dinner SF100 event in Bangkok

On 25-27 August 2017 Finland’s centenary celebrations will expand across the world as Finnish Your Dinner events invite everybody to enjoy dinner with Finns. In Bangkok it takes place on Saturday 26 August 2017, hosted by Friends of Finland. Their dinner to celebrate Finland 100 years together will be overlooking the Bangkok skyline and includes…

Finland 100 lecture series started in Shanghai

The first event in our Finland 100 lecture series was held on 19 April at the Vπ Space (Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park). Mika Toikka, Vice President at VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) discussed the concepts of Smart Energy and Clean Cities. The Consulate General of Finland together with the Finnish Business Council Shanghai organized the…