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Participate in accelerator programs

Many international accelerators in Western Europe area help Finnish companies to validate their product-market-fit and to create contacts to potential investors, partners and customers. Please, read more.

Accelerator
programs

Norway

Vestlandets Innovasjonsselskap AS

Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator AS

Aleap AS

Validé AS

  • Stavanger, Norway
  • Energy, health, IT/tech, food, nature, art, design and communication
  • Application period 3 months
  • Go to accelerator's home page

UK

LMarks

The Bakery

  • London, UK
  • Multiple sectors
  • Application period: continuous
  • Corporate innovation specialist that runs 4 programmes (start, accelerate, partner, invest)
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Founders Factory

Digital Health London

NHS Innovation Accelerator

Spain

Wayra

  • Madrid, Spain
  • Startups accelerator with focus on digital disruptive technologies for Telefonica and its clients
  • Wayra is Telefonica's accelerator with strong presence in LatAm. Digital and disruptive technologies across sectors.
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Repsol Foundation Accelerator

  • Madrid, Spain
  • Support seed or pre-seed stage startups working in innovative solutions in 4 specific scopes related to the energy industry and advanced transport, up to 120K€ per year
  • Open call now, 9th Call Entrepreneurs Fund
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Seed Rocket

BIND 4.0

  • Bilbao, Spain
  • Basque Country Industry 4.0 acceleration proram
  • Next call in Q3 2020
  • BIND 4.0 is a public private accelerator program located in the Basque Country (Spain) focusing in Industry 4.0 startups with solutions applied to Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Health and Food sectors.
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Lanzadera

  • Valencia, Spain
  • For any type of startups
  • Application period: Ongoing/Jan., May, Sept. (depending on the program)
  • Duration 9-14 months
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Digital District Alicante

France

Lafayette Plug and Play

  • Paris, France
  • Retail Business Accelerator in Paris
  • Several calls for applications per year
  • 50% of participants are non-french, next call for application will open on April 6th 2020
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Orange Fab France

  • Paris, France
  • Accelerator covering several digital themes
  • Several calls for applications per year
  • Orange Fab has several locations worldwide
  • Go to accelerator's home page

All Station F Accelerators

Contact us

Norway

Katja Eriksen

Senior Advisor
tel. +47 402 84 887
katja.eriksen (at) businessfinland.fi

Norway

Jouni Carlsson

Advisor
tel. +47 4734 3102
jouni.carlsson (at) businessfinland.fi

UK

Sannamari Ojanperä

Advisor
tel. +44 75 9138 7625
sannamari.ojanpera (at) businessfinland.fi

UK

Perry Le Dain

Senior Advisor
tel. +44 786 778 1237
perry.ledain (at) businessfinland.fi

UK

Janna Mure

Senior Advisor
tel. +44 784 123 3734
janna.mure (at) businessfinland.fi

Spain

Daria Mashkina

Senior Advisor
tel. +34 603 645 130
daria.mashkina (at) businessfinland.fi

France

Heidi Romu

Advisor
tel. +33 625 240 360
heidi.romu (at) businessfinland.fi

France

Henriikka Yliheljo

henriikka.yliheljo (at) formin.fi