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Release 20.04.2017

Finnish companies launch groundbreaking innovations at Hannover Messe 2017

The latest breed of the Finnish IIoT superstars will arrive at the Finland pavilion Hall 16, Stand D10, on Monday 24th of April, as Finnish companies launch altogether five groundbreaking innovations.

Finland has more to offer than just Nokia and cellphones. The Nordic country was a global forerunner in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) already in the 1990s, when others were in awe of SMS. Supported by Finland’s deep-rooted digital skills, Finnish companies showcase their latest solutions at Hannover Messe 2017.

At the event, thirteen Finnish companies specializing in the IIoT come together under the theme beyond industry 4.0, providing not only technical efficiency, but also delivering value creation and facilitating innovation as well as new services and business models.

The Finnish presence at the exhibition takes off with five product launches on Monday 24th of April. The program starts at 11 o’clock. Members of the press are more than welcome to join the launch sessions.

For starters, Tosibox ( will launch their new product “Virtual Central Lock – Harness IoT to your service”. Moreover, Wirepas ( will present something completely new with a title “IoT is not a scary buzzword – it’s a technology to enhance your processes”.

After a short break, Augumenta ( will open up the afternoon session with a launch of new Augmented Reality product suite focusing on industry use cases. Meanwhile, Delfoi ( will launch a new generation Delfoi Planner 4.0 for production planning and scheduling. To wrap it up, Bittium ( will present a real-time awareness solution for improving the safety of mobile workforce.

“The product launches will highlight how our companies go beyond the traditional meaning of the IIoT,” says Reijo Smolander, Program Director at Finpro. “For them, efficiency is just a starting point, opening up a completely new world of services and business models. Through connectivity, they combine data acquisition and analytics with the latest interactive visualization technologies, services and applications, providing a comprehensive offering for the whole digital value chain.”

Companies at a glance

In addition to the five above mentioned product launchers, the Finnish company delegation at Hannover Messe 2017 includes industrial smart service and solution company Distence (, real-time data collector and capitalizer TreLab ( and information technology company Wapice (, which provides the likes of IoT platforms.

Moreover, Enersense ( has a focus on industrial project services, and CS Control Software ( specializes in industry automation. Meanwhile, Creoir ( has their competences in wireless product design and IoT solutions. Additionally, the Finland pavilion will enjoy the presence of the digitalization analytics hub Analytics+ (, Finnish IoT platform SuperIoT (, that showcases innovation activities in Finland, as well as Smart Machines and Manufacturing Competence Centre SMACC (

For more information and booking a meeting with the companies, visit our event website:

The Finland pavilion is organized by Finpro with Finnish funding agency for innovation Tekes, BusinessOulu and Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea.

Business opportunities in Finland

Along with the Finland Pavilion, Invest in Southeast Finland will have a stand at Hall 3, Stand H27/2. Southeast Finland offers excellent investment and business opportunities for the likes of logistics, digitalization, bioeconomy and tourism. Info session on Wednesday provides information about business opportunities in the region.

Wednesday 26.4
Info session: Why Southeast Finland? Experiences of a German entrepreneur
Keynote speaker: Sven Langbein, Finland-based business owner originally from Germany
Place: Hall 3, Conference Room 1
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM

Press registration: Mari Kankaanranta, +358 40 5309749,


More information:

Teija Räsänen, Senior Marketing & Communications Specialist, Finpro

Mob: +358 504 699 695 Email:

About Finpro

Finpro helps Finnish SMEs go international, encourages foreign direct investment in Finland and promotes travel to Finland. Finpro is a public organization consisting of Export Finland (, Visit Finland ( and Invest in Finland ( Our almost 300 professionals work in 36 Trade Centers in 31 countries and 6 offices in Finland.

At Finland Pavilion, you can experience first-hand our extraordinary talents who create world-changing digital innovations, as well as attract global tech giants to Finland.

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