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Global Innovation Partnership Program


Promoting Finnish innovation exports and investments in Finland

Finland will make its final decision on major defense procurement acquisitions by 2021. Interest surrounding these acquisitions offers a unique opportunity to promote broader business cooperation. However the GIPP - program focuses on trade and industrial cooperation outside the defense procurement program and is therefore not a part of the Finnish government’s procurement process.

The primary goal of the program is to:

  • Promote Finland as a leading innovation partner and investment target;
  • Concrete help for strategic partners to find beneficial partnerships from Finland (University-SME-Ecosystems)
  • Open up business opportunities in the target countries’ major procurements; and
  • Survey and reduce the trade barriers that affect Finnish companies in the target countries.

GIPP program offering for Finnish companies:

  • High level delegation trips to target markets
  • Market studies in target markets
  • Use of consultants in target markets
  • Communication and pr regarding the companies and program
  • Free advisory services
  • Networking in Finland and abroad
  • The services of Business Finland global network.

GIPP program offering for global partners

  • Delegations coming to Finland, seminar in Finland.
  • Networking innovation and industry ecosystems in Finland.
  • Positive visibility in Finnish media.
  • Invest in Finland services

Finnish Aviation Landscape

Global Innovation Partnership Program (GIPP)
Sustainable Manufacturing Finland Program

Finnish Aviation Landscape (pdf)


Contact us

Program Director, Global Innovation Partnership Program
Kimmo Aura
+358 40 504 8317