Life in Estonia

Life in Estonia is a quarterly magazine, which covers all Estonian walks of life - from business and economy to tourism and culture. It focuses on in-depth coverage rather than short news value. The magazine is published by Estonian Investment Agency / Enterprise Estonia, a state organisation that ensures competitive business environment for foreign investments in Estonia and develops international business relations. Find out more on www.investinestonia.com

Hardi Meybaum: Estonia is like a peacock – deceptively small in size but full of impact in appearance

Hardi Meybaum (32) is just one example of a new generation of Estonian entrepreneurs – thinking out-of-the-box, having an innovative mindset and most important – actually being successful. Soon after graduating from the Tallinn University of Technology, he established a company called GrabCAD, relocated to Boston to continue its development …

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Norma’s safety systems for cars help save 30,000 lives a year

The company which became famous in Estonia for the production of car safety belts forty years ago is today a part of the international corporation Autoliv. The history of AS Norma dates back to the 19th century, when in 1891 a tinsheet workshopwas founded in Tallinn. In 1957, Norma became …

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The world’s most innovative snow ploughs are made in Estonia

In 2003, two students of mechanical engineering at the Tallinn University of Technology founded an engineering company. The students’ – Raoul Renser and Jaan Meikup – last names combined created the company’s name, MeiRen and although the initial idea was to offer engineering design services, there was a twist in …

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Marjo Miettinen: Finns shouldn’t adopt a big-brother attitude to Estonia

On 9-10 October, many business leaders from around the world will gather in Helsinki, at the Nordic Business Forum. The guests include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sir Alex Ferguson, Dambisa Moyo, and others. This year, Enterprise Estonia is an official partner of the forum. In association with the leading business event in the Nordics, …

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A Pärnu-based company produces lighting equipment for BMW, Mercedes, and Jaguar

When you sit behind the steering wheel of a BMW, Mercedes or a Jaguar, it is highly likely that a small part of your car has been made in Estonia. Situated 130 kilometres (81 miles) from Tallinn, Pärnu is mostly known as a summer resort with a beautiful long sandy …

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A small Estonian company aims to conquer the world

Skeleton Technologies, a Tallinn-based company that develops and produces ultracapacitors – extremely powerful energy storage devices – aims to become the leading ultracapacitor manufacturer within five years. Skeleton Technologies started to grow in 2009, when, after years of development work, the young entrepreneurs, Taavi Madiberk and Oliver Ahlberg, decided to …

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We invest in Estonia because it is highly competitive, says Christian Testman, CEO of Norway-based ICD Industries

What can you do when you need to keep your IT company’s costs down in one of the most expensive countries in the world, Norway? Christian Testman, the energetic and tech savvy CEO of Ålesund-based ICD Industries decided that the answer lay in locating some of the operations overseas. The …

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Estonia launches global business ambassadors network

The Estonian Business Ambassador Network will serve as a framework to connect companies which need assistance in export markets with local business people who are willing to help. This article is published in partnership with Life In Estonia magazine. Wouldn’t it be great to travel to a foreign country and have a …

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