Finland: Business Finland


Business Finland

Name of the programme/initiative

 Innovation Funding for Companies

Programme website

Programme owner

Business Finland

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

Business Finland

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name:  Sisko Sipilä

Phone:  +358 50 5577 845


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

 Applied research, innovation, demonstration, piloting

Funding rates (approx.)

Max 65% grant or 70% loan for SMEs

Max 40% grant or 50% loan for large companies 

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)


Only companies registered in Finland are eligible to receive Tekes funding in this call. Research organizations are invited to participate as subcontractors.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

No Business Finland applications are needed in the pre-proposal phase. The deadline for Tekes funding application is 9.11.2017.