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2014-10-23 23:00:31

Lotta Uusitalo, Partner at Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law speaks at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association in Tokyo Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Lotta Uusitalo, Partner at Procopé & Hornborg, was invited to speak in a panel regarding Hot topics in professional liability of lawyers at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association in Tokyo on Wednesday 22 October. The panel of colleagues discussed recent trends on...

2014-10-23 16:29:01

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Nonwoven Disposables in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Incontinence Products, Surgical Nonwoven Products, and Medical Nonwoven Supplies. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-10-21 12:24:18

LISLE, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, received the best possible score of 100 in the CDP 2014 reporting. Only five companies out of the 260 covered by the CDP Nordic report were able to reach full 100 points. The high score indicates excellent data management, transparent communication and understanding of climate change-related issues affecting the company - from solutions to the company's own operations and the whole...

2014-10-20 20:27:48

ESPOO, Finland, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment and solutions for industrial production, introduces significant improvements for MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) manufacturing. Picosun's ALD technology has been proven to work especially well to form efficient isolation layers for piezoelectric structures. When electricity is applied on piezo materials, it induces movement...

2014-10-14 12:33:57

TAMPERE, Finland, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is riding high on top of the hype cycle. At Wirepas, a disruptive new foundation for wireless mesh networks has been created and perfected. Wirepas is proud to launch Pino[TM]- the first fully automatic and distributed Multi-Hop Mesh IoT network in the market for Machine to Machine (M2M) and Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/710133 )...

2014-10-10 16:21:03

HELSINKI and PARIS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that the E18 Eagle Motorway, connecting Koskenkyla to Kotka in Finland, has been completed ahead of schedule and was inaugurated this week. The last two sections of the project have been completed and opened to traffic on 1 September 2014. The first three sections had been opened ahead of schedule in late 2013....

2014-09-30 23:15:08

AW-Energy has received nearly 15M€ funding for the further commercialization of the WaveRoller wave energy converter. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 AW-Energy, the developer of world-leading wave energy technology, WaveRoller®, advances the further commercialization of its technology with the securing of 14.8MEUR in funding provided by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology, Tekes and the European Union. This funding will permit AW-Energy to leverage the experience...

2014-09-29 20:24:29

ESPOO, Finland, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Picosun Oy, the leading manufacturer of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment for global industries, reports the successful low temperature deposition of graphene, enabled by its PICOPLASMA(TM) remote plasma source system. Only 400 oC deposition temperature, now demonstrated by an elite research group led by Prof. Wei Ren and Prof. Zuo-Guang Ye at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, does not only widen the...

2014-09-24 20:22:26

HELSINKI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The extreme right has hijacked Finland's national symbols. The same is also happening elsewhere in Europe. Now a new national identity is being designed for Finland by the neighbouring country Sweden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148131 This goodwill initiative for a more open and positive Finland is called "Finland Redesign". One of Sweden's most influential designers Henrik Nygren is working on a new identity, which...

2014-09-18 12:23:23

Chronic Delays Making Already Extremely Expensive Power Source Even More Costly: At Least 49 Out of 66 Reactor Projects Now Running Behind Schedule, Including All 5 in U.S. and Most in China. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to what is often claimed in the United States by proponents of nuclear power, the reality is that other nations around the globe do not have a better track record when it comes to delivering nuclear reactor projects on time and on...


Latest Finland Reference Libraries

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2014-09-30 09:43:16

The Finnsheep, also known as the Finnish Landrace, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Finland. This breed was first brought to North America in 1966 and has been promoted by the US Finnsheep Breeders Association. It has also been introduced into Australia, where improvements have been made to make it more adapted to living in arid conditions. Crossbreeding has also been conducted in Australia, creating breeds that produce better meat. It is not uncommon to find Finnsheep blood...

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2008-05-27 14:25:27

The Karelian Bear Dog is a hunting breed from Finland. The breed is commonly used for hunting large animals such as moose and elk and is capable of hunting bear and boar as well, thus its name. The breed has never been interbred with other breeds in its homeland in order to preserve its hunting instinct. The breed stands 19 to 24 inches high and should be in fantastic physical condition. The coat of the Karelian Bear Dog is stiff and straight with a soft undercoat. The coat is...

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2008-05-24 14:34:35

The Finnish Spitz is a hunting dog which originated in Finland. It is often referred to as a "bark pointer" as it barks to indicate located game. It is typically used for hunting small animals such as squirrels, but can also be used to hunt larger animals such as elk, moose, and bears. Since 1979, the breed has been the official dog of Finland. The breed generally stands from 14.5 to 19 inches tall and weighs 20 to 33 pounds. The Finnish Spitz has a square build; it is nearly as long as it...

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2008-05-24 14:26:12

The Finnish Lapphund is a medium-sized Spitz type dog originally bred to herd reindeer. It is one of the most popular dogs in its country of origin, Finland, and has become a well-liked companion dog. The breed originally herded for the Sami, a group of people who once inhabited the areas between Russia, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The breed was eventually standardized before World War II, and the original breed standard was set in 1945. The breed is currently recognized in Finland, Europe,...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin