International accelerator programs

 

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International accelerator programs

Participate in an accelarator program in your target market to validate your product-market-fit and to create contacts to potential investors, partners and customers.

Participate in accelerator programs

WHO CAN APPLY?

Small and medium-sized companies entering global markets. A suitable company

  • is aiming at rapidly scaling up international business
  • has a product ready for a launch
  • has a dedicated team (at least two of the founders work full-time)
  • is looking for private investments

BUSINESS FINLAND FUNDING

SMEs can apply for Business Finland funding to cover part of the participation costs of the international accelerator programs. You need to submit the funding application to us before the program begins. The participation fee is an eligible costs only, if your company has not paid it before submitting an application to Business Finland.

Funding is De minimis aid covering 75 % of the project's overall costs.

HOW TO APPLY?

  • Before applying please contact Business Finland's contact persons for this service.
  • Submit the application to Business Finland, after you have been accepted into an international accelerator program
  • Make the application in Online Service by using the application form for Tempo funding. Tempo application form is available after selecting "SME" as an organisation type.
  • Write the name of the accelerator program as a reference
  • Eligible costs include salaries, indirect personnel costs, purchased services and other costs.