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Boost for research utilization

We offer:

Co-Innovation funding for companies´  and research organizations´   joint actions that enable increased business competitiveness and significant new international business.

Co-Creation funding for preparing joint actions between companies and research organizations. 

Co-Research funding for research projects, which generate new business opportunities for Finnish export industries.

Research to Business funding for preparation of commercialization of research based ideas.

New export business 

We encourage

  • research organizations to carry out high-level public research, strengthening their own expertise and at the same time cooperate with companies
  • companies to renew their business by working closely together with research organizations.

Our goal is that companies and researchers work together as equals partners.

We fund only research, which benefits Finnish companies in their export business.

Academy of Finland provides funding for utilization of research results
Business Finland and the Academy of Finland work closely together at the interface of research and innovation. The Academy of Finland is preparing a new funding opportunity that will promote the utilization and commercialization of research as well as other societal impact. The new funding opportunity will be piloted with a call for applications in 2023. Check out the "Academy of Finland Proof of Concept Funding" pilot call.