Tekes funding for startup companies

When you have a good idea, a promising team and enthusiasm to grow your business globally, we can offer your company funding to get off to a fast start. Below you can find out, how Tekes can be part of your growth. 

Tekes funding for startups is intended for companies less than 5 years old.
If your company has been established earlier, please take a look at our services to SME's.

Test your concept iconand investigate your market

Test your customer base and get feedback from potential customers in the export markets.

Develop successful icon
products and services

Accelerate research and development and confirm the functionality of your innovation.

Scale up icon
your business

Speed up your business and scale fast to the global markets.

Enhance innovation capabilitiesicon

Get the best possible expertise for developing innovation activities in your business.

International trade fairs and export ringsicon

Participate in international trade fairs and promote your exports in cooperation with other companies.

Get in touch

Find the right funding service

Introduce your business plan via a secure online form. We will be in touch in a week.

Team Finland Customer Service

Tel. +358 2950 20510, weekdays 9 am to 4 pm

Advice about Tekes and Team Finland services for companies seeking to grow in the export markets.

Tekes advisers

If you have received funding from Tekes in the past, you can also get in direct touch with your contact person at Tekes.


Market knowledge and networks

Using Tekes services, you can create contacts in Finland and abroad, and gain information in support of business development.

Accelerator icon
programmes abroad

Business accelerators are a convenient way of exploring markets on site. Tekes can fund participation in business accelerator programmes.

Future Watchicon
of the export markets

The Tekes and Team Finland network provide companies with information on new business opportunities around the world.

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Tekes programmes

Cooperate with cutting-edge companies and research groups. Participate in networking events and trips.

Startups' experiences of Tekes funding

News and events

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