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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.



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



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



  • 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 program
  • 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


  • 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


Station F

  • Paris, France
  • World's largest startup campus
  • Many partner programs w/t leading companies/institutions
  • Industries: Luxury, Fashion & BeautyTech, FinTech-InsurTech, Cybersecurity, Media, AdTech, Consumer apps, Gaming, MedTech, Industry, GreenTech, Mobility, PropTech-SmartBuilding, FoodTech
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Orange Fab France

  • Paris, France
  • Accelerator covering several digital themes related to Orange's activities, incl. 5G, AI, Cloud, AR/VR, cybersecurity, FinTech, B2B and B2C solutions and services, also Women Start program
  • Several calls for applications per year
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Partech Shaker

Business and Innovation Centre

  • Montpellier, France
  • Ranked in the top 5 startup incubators of 2019 by UBI Global
  • Industries: Digital (Mobile, Web, IoT), Health (BioTech, MedTech, e-Health), Energy (CleanTech), FoodTech, AgriTech, FinTech, Cybersecurity
  • MIBI (Montpellier International Business Incubator): Soft Landings program
  • Go to accelerator's home page


  • Lille, France
  • Largest innovation center in Europe
  • 12 Industries: e-Commerce, Medias, Cybersecurity, FinTech, LegalTech, AssurTech, PropTech, AgTech, Deeptech, Robotics, SpaceTech
  • 200 startups per year, 3 programs : Grow, Scale, Rocketship
  • Go to accelerator's home page

Contact us


Katja Eriksen

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


Jouni Carlsson

tel. +47 4734 3102
jouni.carlsson (at)


Sannamari Ojanperä

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


Perry Le Dain

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


Janna Mure

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


Daria Mashkina

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


Oonagh Allas-Murphy

Business Advisor 
tel. +33 7 62 06 75 96


Henriikka Yliheljo

tel. +33 7 63 33 17 57
henriikka.yliheljo (at)