Focus on future 5G solutions
The 5thGear program offers innovation funding for projects that aim to solve challenges related to the next generation wireless data communications, create new business models, and makes Finland the leading target for international investments. In addition, the program offers networking and export services.
Our vision of 5G backed Finland
5G solutions offer faster, safer and more reliable connections to consumers as well as enabling the use of new technologies for companies. Examples include millimeter wave technologies, software defined networks, the management of heterogeneous network solutions, autonomous traffic, remote surgery and ultra-fast mobile connections.
Program objectives and target groups
Intended for companies and research institutes, the 5thGear program offers funding for development of adapting energy-efficient solutions and solving challenges of next generation 5G wireless data communications. Our goal is to make Finland the best place for international 5G ecosystems and investments.
European 5G funding opportunities
The potential and capabilities of modern ICT systems are still growing exponentially. This is fuelled by the progress in electronics, microsystems, networking, the ability to master increasingly complex cyber-physical systems and robots, and progress in data processing and human machine interfaces.
Join the program
Companies and research organisations can apply for funding from Business Finland at any time. Read more about our funding services here.
Please contact our advisers before applying for funding.
+358 (0)50 483 6661
mika.klemettinen (at) businessfinland.fi
+358 (0)50 396 2922
pekka.rantala (at) businessfinland.fi