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Finnair re-open more destinations

From 25 October, 2020 to 31 March 2021, Finnair will serve 45 domestic and European destinations with reduced weekly frequencies on almost all routes.  The airline’s long-haul flights will focus on Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Nanjing and Bangkok, which are also important cargo destinations. On the Bangkok route, Finnair flies passengers only on the…

The Norwegian Seafood exports remain ahead of last year

According to the report launched on 5 October 2020, the export value of Norwegian seafood remains above last year’s record highs. So far for 2020, seafood exports have totalled NOK 76.7 billion, which corresponds to a value increase of 1 per cent, or NOK 623 million, compared to the same period last year. CEO of…

Join Agri-Food Tech webminar on 7 Oct to learn more of Asian markets

Nordic Innovation House Singapore calling all Nordic AgriFoodTech companies and innovators looking for opportunities towards Singapore and Asia. Join our webinar to know more about the future of Agrifoodtech, AlternativeProteins, and UrbanAgriculture in Asia and how your company can leverage Singapore as a gateway to international expansion. More than two-thirds of world’s megacities will be…

Travel Finland invites to visit Rovaniemi … virtually

Rovaniemi is an urban capital of Lapland on the Arctic Circle. Rovaniemi is also Santa Claus’s hometown in Finland. This autumn Visit Rovaniemi and virtual reality studio Zoan have created a unique experience that offers an alternative way of visiting Santa in virtual reality. Meeting Santa Claus will now be possible without traveling to Rovaniemi.…

Singapore-Finland hosts the first EdTech webinar series

The embassy of Finland in Singapore invites to an EdTech (Education Technology) webinar from 8 October -10 November 2020. EduSpaze is the first Singapore Government supported Edtech Accelerator in South East Asia. They are organizing a three part webinar series for the Edtech community in South East Asia with the topic: “Building An Edtech Product…

Enterprise Singapore and Nordic Innovation House signed MOU to strenghthen digital and sustainable innovation collaborations

On 29 September 2020, Enterprise Singapore and Innovation Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen innovation collaboration between Singapore and Norway in these priority sectors: The blue economy, including maritime digitalisation and automation, marine and offshore technologies and applications, and offshore renewables and subsea; Sustainable urban solutions and clean technologies, including hydrogen value…

Carbon neutral by 2030: KONE sets ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target

The Finnish KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, announced on 29 September that it has set science-based targets for significant reductions in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the year 2030. KONE’s targets are the most ambitious in the industry and have been validated against the latest climate science by…

Novo Nordisk launches ‘Circular for Zero’ Campaign

Novo Nordisk announced on 21 September 2020 an ambitious target to ensure that all its direct suppliers will by 2030 supply the company based on 100% renewable power. Novo Nordisk will work with all existing and new suppliers to meet this target. The plan will be presented in connection with Climate Week NYC hosted this…

Doerscircle: new platform and solutions for self-employed – entrepreneurs, freelancers

At last, a new start-up that delivers 360-degree solutions and solves the pain points of freelancers and the self-employed – a group of people that Doerscircle call Independent Doers. Danish Helle Priess is the brainchild behind this highly relevant concept. ‘What took this so long?’ was my first thought when I came across the Doerscircle…

Join the next EuroCham Singapore’s next Green finance webminar on 7 October

The European Chamber of Commerce invites to their next “European Excellence in Sustainability Sharing Session (EESSS)” on Green Finance which will be held virtually on 7 October 2020 (Wednesday) from 5.00 – 6.30pm. Experts will discuss synergies in definitions, standards and aspirations for green finance in Europe and in Singapore: Shilpa Gulrajani, Head of Business…