Oulu Business School's International Full-time MBA Programme and BusinessOulu kicked off a concrete collaboration scheme to help Medical Technology companies in Oulu region in their internationalization challenges.
Butterfly Ventures has completed the first closing of Northern Startup Fund and starts investing. Northern Startup Fund is the first asymmetric venture capital fund in Finland. It will focus on early stage startup companies that have at least some operations in the Oulu region.
GIN (Global Innovation Network Ltd) from Oulu is expanding its operations into laboratory automation, a completely new business area for the company.
The concrete patio of the Kultasimppu sheltered home for the elderly, run by Haukipudas Municipality, was transformed into a green oasis through volunteer work.
The Federation of Finnish Enterprises is to hold its National Business Fair 2012 in Oulu on 19-21 October. The Federation’s annual gathering attracts about 2,000 entrepreneurs from all over Finland. Being in Oulu this year, the event will feature not only the more traditional programme but also something new and innovative: a business networking service named Y-treffit! This service is designed to attract a greater number of young, growth-orientated companies to the event.