Terms of use

Terms of use

Innovation Funding Agency Business Finland and Business Finland Oy (hereafter jointly referred to as Business Finland) have created the businessfinland.fi website in order to better serve their customers. Welcome to our website!

The use of the businessfinland.fi website requires the acceptance of the following terms and conditions. By using this website, you agree to comply with these terms of use. You may not use the website if you do not agree to these terms. Business Finland retains the right to amend these terms of use at any time by updating them.

Individual documents and/or services in the e-services included in the businessfinland.fi website may be subject to separate terms of use, in which case these special terms are applied to these documents/services.

The official general terms and conditions applied to Business Finland's funding decisions are always appended to individual funding decisions, and the more informal general terms published on the website are not applicable to activities related to funding decisions.

Use of Business Finland's website

The Business Finland web pages may be browsed on a computer or equivalent device, parts thereof may be printed out, and material contained therein may be disclosed further. The use of the pages or the material contained therein for other than non-commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission from Business Finland.

The contents and images on this website are the property of Business Finland or its cooperation partners and protected under international copyright law unless otherwise stated.

Announcements published by Business Finland and other documents intended to be made public may be used for public communication provided that the information source is acknowledged when using it.

Unauthorized use or distribution of material contained herein may violate copyright, trademark rights or other legal protection rights and incur penalties or liability for damages.

Functionality and content of Business Finland's website and Business Finland's liability for damages

Business Finland provides the website to its users as is and retains the right to modify the pages or limit access to them at any time. Business Finland does not guarantee the faultless or uninterrupted operation of the website and maintains no responsibility for any direct or indirect damage caused by the use of the website.

Business Finland provides no warranty for the suitability of the material for a specific purpose and shall not be liable for any damage caused by using the information contained herein.

Links on Business Finland's website

If Business Finland's website provides links to third-party websites or services, Business Finland maintains no responsibility for the contents or services on the third-party websites. The use of third-party websites is entirely at your own risk. Please read the terms of use and accept them before using the website.

Material sent by users or a third party to Business Finland's website

By submitting unsolicited material (such as feedback) addressed to Business Finland by email or through the website, you give Business Finland and the website users the right to use and disclose the submitted material without compensation, unless otherwise agreed. Any material submitted, reported or sent by a user or other third party to the site is public and can be freely used by anyone. Such material may be used, copied, distributed, modified, developed, or otherwise utilized.

Business Finland does not check the content or correctness of the submitted material and maintains no responsibility for its content. You accept and confirm that the material you submit to the website is owned by you or you have permission to send it, and that the material is not unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication. Business Finland also requires that you have taken precautions to detect and remove any viruses from the submitted material. Business Finland retains the right to remove material submitted to the website at any time.

Customer materials related to the use of Business Finland's services are subject to service-specific terms and conditions.

Personal data privacy, cookies and third-party software

Business Finland complies with personal data law and protects the privacy of its website visitors in accordance with valid laws.

About website cookies

Cookies are also used in the service to improve the user experience. The information saved in cookies is anonymous, which means that it cannot be used to identify users. If you do not want to receive cookies, you can block their use through a browser setting. In this case, you may not be able to use all parts of our website or enjoy a smooth user experience.

Please note: Business Finland does not use cookies to sound a company's funding opportunities.

Necessary cookies


The publishing solution,EpiServer, uses cookies to control how the content is displayed and to preserve different data about the user’s choices inside the website.

Google Tag Manager

To help us distribute different code snippets on the website, including Google Analytics, we use Google Tag Manager, which sets cookies to maintain information about the current session.

Leadoo chatbot
Leadoo is a chatbot tool for our customer service.

Analytics and performance cookies

Google analytics

This website uses third-party software to track website usage. We use Google Analytics, which is a service provided by Google Inc. The data collected through web analytics is used to develop our website. For this purpose, Google Analytics uses cookies that allow your computer to be recognized when you return to or browse through this website. The cookies collect information on the number of visitors to the site, the websites from which visitors arrive to our website, and the pages they visit on our website. Please visit here for more information about Google analytics privacy policy and cookies.

Marketing cookies

Facebook cookies

We use cookies to track activity on Facebook. These cookies do not give us insight into who is on the page, but collect data to build an ad crowd to whom we can advertise on Facebook later. Please visit here for more information about Facebook cookies.

Twitter cookies

We use cookies to track activity on Twitter. These cookies do not give us insight into who is on the page, but collect data to build an ad crowd to whom we can advertise on Twitter later. Please visit here for more information about Twitter cookies.

Linkedin cokies

We use cookies to track activity on Linkedin. These cookies do not give us insight into who is on the page, but collect data to build an ad crowd to whom we can advertise on Linkedin later. Please visit here for more information about Linkedin cookies.

An ad platform that collects data to measure the effect of ads and what a visitor does on a web site in relation to ads that are shown. Please visit here for more information about Adform cookies.


Terms of use for the logos and trademarks of Business Finland and its partners

All names, graphics, logos and trademarks appearing on this site belong to Business Finland or its cooperation partners. Copying, transferring, distributing, storing or otherwise using them is forbidden without prior written permission from Business Finland or its cooperation partner.

Other terms

The terms of use are governed by the laws of Finland. If any disputes relating to these terms of use cannot be resolved through negotiation, they will be settled at Helsinki District Court.