President of Finland presents award to MetaCase

At a ceremony held on 16th November 2000 in Helsinki MetaCase Consulting was awarded for its innovative and successful product MetaEdit+. Several factors were involved in MetaEdit+ being selected including its successful transition from research to commercialization; the order of magnitude gains for software productivity and the reduction in training time required for new staff. 

The Innosuomi award is Finland's most prestigious prize for innovation and was an overwhelming demonstration of the confidence placed in the future of the High Tech industry. The President of Finland, who presented the awards, later spoke with CEO Juha-Pekka Tolvanen and CTO Steven Kelly. She remarked that these types of innovation were very necessary to ensure that Finland remained at the forefront of developments in modern technology.


Finnish President Tarja Halonen presenting the award to MetaCase CEO Dr. Juha-Pekka Tolvanen


The President taking a closer look at MetaEdit+