News

31
May
2018
News
Ahead of the 8 June TTE Council, we urge Member States to remain cautious in their examination of the draft ePrivacy Regulation (ePR). Limited progress has been achieved since the beginning of Council discussions early last year and many questions...
26
Apr
2018
Announcement
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.
19
Apr
2018
News
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.
20
Mar
2018
News
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.
16
Mar
2018
News
Digitalisation holds immense potential for companies and society, but the mismatch between skills demand and supply is still not properly dealt with. 100,000s of job vacancies across Europe remains open, putting the future of industry in Europe and...
25
Jan
2018
Announcement
Two large ship orders gave a significant boost to the value of technology industry companies’ orders in late 2017. Excluding these, new orders and order books remained stagnant after the spring of 2017. The outlook is optimistic for 2018: global economy is experiencing strong growth, companies are receiving requests for tender and the turnover of technology industry companies is expected to be higher in the spring of 2018 than in the corresponding period last year.
21
Dec
2017
News
This year Technology Industries of Finland is helping The Helsinki Deaconess Institute stop the exclusion of young people. In the spirit of Christmas we made a donation to their Vamos project, which supports and helps young people find their way into education and working life.
08
Aug
2017
Announcement
The outlook for the technology industry has improved considerably during the spring and early summer. Turnover has increased, order books have improved and employee numbers have developed favourably. For growth to remain strong in the long term and for more jobs to be generated, new investment is urgently needed.
28
Jun
2017
Statement
In circular economy, the materials circulate and the products and materials as well as their value remain or even grow. Efficient recycling reduces the need for primary raw materials.
02
May
2017
Announcement
Technology industry is bouncing back, but there is a lot of catching up to do. Finland’s GDP would be EUR 40 billion higher today had it grown at the same pace as Sweden’s. Health technology company Planmeca Group invests in its own R&D and manufacturing in Finland.