Author: Kalliopi Papadopoulou

The future of learning is here

Classrooms as we know them are history. The future of education is happening now. And Finland is positioning itself to be at the forefront of the EdTech boom. WORK, REST, AND PLAY On the international stage, Finland is well known for its schools, technology and Angry Birds....

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30 October

On Target: Finnish design in American living rooms

A lot can happen in a year. Just ask Inkeri Mentzoni, Vallila Interior’s Business Development Director who worked to land a deal to take the Finnish textile company into the second largest retailer in the United States. This story begins in December 2013 in Helsinki, Finland, when Inkeri packed a small...

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14 October

Where global investors meet

Jobs, growth and development - foreign investors are a resource worth tapping into. The new-look ROI Finland Advisory Board plans to do just that when the seven executive-level members meet with Country Managers. The board wants input to shape Amcham’s FDI agenda, and identify the opportunities that make...

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07 October

MediSapiens

MediSapiens provides software with tools and visualisations for drug discovery and development that help in designing more effective personalized drugs against life-threatening diseases. We create powerful and intuitive software platforms and customized informatics solutions that provide our customers ranging from scientists to consumers with a...

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02 October

Shaping Finland’s future – a discussion with Minister for Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka

Practical ways of boosting Finland’s competitiveness to offset the shrinking share from Russia were raised when business leaders met with Minister Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka. Championing the transatlantic trade partnership, leveraging the startup, education, ICT and life science sectors, were among the talking points at the meeting, hosted by the international...

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11 September

Charles Adams seeks to advance economic ties

Championing the transatlantic trade partnership will be a key priority for America’s ambassador-designate to Finland. International tax and policy lawyer Mr. Charles Adams has been nominated for the posting by U.S. President Barack Obama. TTIP, Russia relations, and the innovation-led economy were among his talking points...

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30 July
US Ambassador

Charles Adams seeks to advance economic ties

Championing the transatlantic trade partnership will be a key priority for America’s ambassador-designate to Finland. International tax and policy lawyer Mr. Charles Adams has been nominated for the posting by U.S. President Barack Obama.   TTIP, Russia relations, and the innovation-led economy were among his talking points...

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30 July
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Summer time growth

Before moving to Finland four years ago, I had lived my whole life in warm sunny California. Well, apart from a few Navy postings to locations in even warmer climates. Now, I appreciate sunshine like never before. Trips to the summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, are a welcome reward...

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23 July

The Guggenheim Helsinki would boost business, investment and economic growth. Despite the benefits the iconic contempory art museum presents, debate about its future continues. Read more about Amcham’s position in the New York Times.  ...

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23 July
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Trail blazing the American Dream

They are fresh, creative, dynamic, and increasing in numbers. They are young companies, aiming for fast development in the world’s largest consumer market, and beyond. Come and meet some of the faces from our Launchpad USA community.   Tomi is a prison guard turned locksmith. Jorma is...

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18 June

Trail blazing the American Dream

They are fresh, creative, dynamic, and increasing in numbers. They are young companies, aiming for fast development in the world’s largest consumer market, and beyond. Come and meet some of the faces from our Launchpad USA community. Tomi is a prison guard turned locksmith. Jorma is an artist...

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18 June

Maarit Rossi is paving the way to success

Launchpad USA helps business break down barriers.  Paths to Math C.E.O. Maarit Rossi tells us what it means to be a part of the community. The U.S. is the biggest consumer market in the world. Could you be doing more business there? What tools do you need? What...

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18 June