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 funds companies operating in Finland. We are happy to help you to find the best funding service for your need. Please contact our customer service before submitting an application.

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.

Funding services for innovation activities

Test your concept,
investigate the market

Develop successful
products and services

Scale up your
business internationally

Other funding for growth

Expertise for developing innovation activities

A quick way to get started with innovation activities

Get new market knowledge from abroad

Digitalisation expertise to renew your business

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.

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programmes abroad

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

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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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