- A Window to Finnish Information Society

This site brings you to Finland, the technological heartland of Northern Europe. offers accurate and up-to-date information on Finnish ICT know-how and Finnish Information Society functions and solutions in a nutshell, introducing Finland as what it has rapidly become - a country where Information Society of tomorrow is a reality today.

The daily updated site offers information in the form of timely expert articles, statistics, and fresh news on a wide range of Information Society related topics under the main headings of eBusiness, eGovernment, eEducation & eCulture, Mobility, and Research & Development.

Finnish Information Society in Facts and Figures

Finland is often referred to as an Information Society laboratory and, as such, has become a subject of keen curiosity the world over. was established for global audiences to satisfy this curiosity, offering all Information Society related facts and figures focused into the single site.

The site has proven to be an appreciated and frequently visited tool for those it is primarily directed to, mainly international businesses, R & D organizations and, in general, parties engaged and interested in the development of global and local information societies. Presently by far the largest group of daily visitors are from the United States with EU countries and Asia coming next. Over all more than 80% of the visitors are either from foreign countries or users of .edu, .org, .com, etc. domains.

Weekly News Letter and Articles of the Month serves its audiences by publishing a weekly News Letter and timely, sharply focused Articles of the Month.

The News Letter reaches its steadily growing group of subscribers on all continents of the world.

The articles of the month concentrate on topics ranging from new trends ICT has introduced into education, to achieving accessibility to all regardless of age, social standing, or handicaps, to data security and data protection challenges posed by Information Society activities, and even zooming in on the Finnish model of information society.

Joint Venture in Wide Cooperation is built and maintained in wide cooperation with several ministries and national promoters of information society. The basic idea of the site is to provide all interested parties a single site offering a concentration of Finland's information society activities, thus eliminating the need to search for information from several sources.

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For additional information contact Editor-in-Chief Helena Roine-Taylor, TIEKE, +358 9 4763 0312 or e-mail

Consortium partners:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Transport and Communications

National Technology Agency (Tekes)

TIEKE Finnish Information Society Development Centre

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