Is your company ready to scale up in international markets? We offer funding, advice, as well as information and contacts in the target market for the Finnish companies with the most growth potential.
Business Finland supports ambitious startups aiming high, solving significant challenges, and are in need of substantial funding.
Business Finland offers startups tailormade support based on their own individual needs.
Together, we design a customized service path for each. Particular attention will be paid to raising private and public funding, which is often vital for startups.
Innovation voucher ‒ Purchase new knowledge and skills for your business
Exhibition Explorer ‒ Participate in international exhibitions
Talent ‒ Renovate your company's practices to utilize international experts
Group Explorer ‒ Investigate the possibilities of the export market with other companies
Tempo ‒ Get ready to grow into the export market
R&D Funding ‒ Develop a product, service, process or business model
EU funding ‒ Take advantage of the European funding opportunities
NIY funding ‒ Scale your business for the export market and develop the business comprehensively
Business Finland's programs focus on a specific theme or sector and offer companies information and contacts in this sector. There are programs in progress in many different fields: cleantech, bioeconomy and circular economy, digitalization, the consumer sector, as well as health and wellbeing.
Business Finland's expertise and funding services are meant for companies seeking rapid business growth and bold renewal in the international market.
Does your startup company fulfil the above criteria? Contact our customer service so we can talk and find out how we can best help your company.
Manufacturing and industrial solutions / digitalization, ICT, Energy and clean tech
BtoB services, Consumer/Design, Software, Dual use tech
Deep Tech, Commercialization of science
Health and Wellbeing, Life Science, Medical Devices, Deep Tech
Creative Industries and AI
Industrial solutions, ICT, Digitalization
International investor connections - South Europe region
International investor connections - Nordics, Central Europe and US
International investor connections - Asia
International investor connections - UK, Middle-East
Startups are young, small and medium-sized enterprises seeking rapid international growth. Business Finland's services for startups are generally intended for growth companies that have been operating for less than five years.
SMEs are companies with fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of no more than EUR 50 million or a balance sheet total of no more than EUR 43 million. Mid cap companies are large corporations with a turnover of no more than EUR 300 million. See our services for SMEs and midcap companies.