Finland’s economy needs to grow 3 per cent a year between 2018 and 2023 to catch up with the rest of the euro area
Technology industry continues to enjoy a strong cyclical position and the turnover of technology industry companies is expected to be higher in the spring and summer of 2018 than in the corresponding period last year. However, there are indications that the pace of turnover growth is slowing down. Finland’s economy would need to expand at a rate of 3 per cent per year until the end of the next parliamentary term to catch up with the rest of the euro area.
Increased sustainability and competitiveness with circular economy in the Nordic industry – Konecranes first Finnish company to join CIRCit
Technology Industries of Finland is a key partner in CIRCit project, which will guide and support the Nordic industry in the transition towards sustainability through circular economy. Konecranes is the first Finnish company to be accepted as a tier 1 company in the project.
Vesa Varjonen, Vice President of Research and Technology at Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä, CTO of MetGen have been chosen as CTOs of the Year 2018. The jury consisting of leading Finnish technology influencers emphasized the significant role of the awarded CTOS on renewal of the industry. The CTO of the Year Awards are given by Spinverse together with Technology Industries of Finland and Business Finland to highlight the importance of Chief Technology Officers work on the future competitiveness of Finnish industries.