Nine Finnish finalists for the Red Herring 100 Europe Award

Innovative Finnish companies are well represented on the list of the most promising companies in Europe.

The Finnish companies selected are Epicrystals, HyperIn Inc, Kiosked, Miradore, Modz, Relaxbirth, Senseg, ThingLink and Uniqoteq. EpiCrystals is a Finnish innovation company with a focus on RGB laser products which offer never seen before picture quality in a highly efficient, easy to integrate and small sized package.

Kiosked turns any online content into a marketplace by bringing relevant Kiosks to consumers where they can purchase or receive further information on anything they see online. Kiosked’s new end-to-end scalable ad- and sales platform is called the Web Wide Shop.

Miradore enables the efficient management of diverse IT environments. The company provides IT organizations with a single dashboard view and remote access to a wide range of end user devices, including Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, Android, Symbian and iOS smartphones and tablets and retail point-of-sale (POS) terminals.

MODZ Ltd is a Finnish health technology company that develops products and services which help you stay motivated in your daily self-care. MODZ’s first product is a blood glucose meter that has wireless data transmission combined with self-care motivational features. The meter has been developed together with diabetic children and adolescents.

Senseg has re-imagined and realized a new generation of haptic technology that delivers sophisticated tactile sensations and enriches digital communication. Using electrically generated force fields Senseg’s solution mimics the feel of physical textures, edges and contours on touch screens.

Thinglink is a provider of image interaction tools. Its tagging tool gives photos new life with sound, voice, video, social, and other fun links.

UNIQOTEQ provides solutions to expand internet access in emerging markets. Its flagship product QSurf brings the full web experience to any TV set. It is an innovative 3G-based web-on-TV solution, which offers a social web experience with easy access to relevant services and personalized content. QSurf’s award-winning design is elegant, aspirational and functional.

Sources: Red Herring, EpiCrystals, Kiosked, Miradore, MODZ, Senseg, Thinglink, UNIQOTEQ