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Navigate Finnish funding opportunities with expert guidance.


-Tailored assistance for funding applications.
-Strategic alignment with funding criteria.
-Maximization of funding opportunities.

Expert assistance in securing Business Finland funding to propel your project towards international growth and innovation success.

Business Finland Funding Assistance

Unlock the potential of Finnish innovation with our Business Finland Funding Assistance service. Tailored for small and medium-sized companies aspiring for international growth, we guide you through the intricate process of applying for Business Finland funding. From research, product development, to various business development needs, our expertise spans across the diverse funding services offered by Business Finland, including Tempo funding for early-stage companies looking to test business concepts and explore markets​ (Suomalaisille yrityksille)​​ (Suomalaisille yrityksille)​​ (Business Finland)​.

Business Finland provides financial aid and loans for projects that aim for international growth, demand significant updates in products, services, or business models, or seek a new competitive edge through competence​ (Suomalaisille yrityksille)​. However, funding also demands a credible overall financing plan for the project’s duration, with companies needing to pre-finance development activities before utilizing grants or loans from Business Finland​ (Suomalaisille yrityksille)​. Tempo funding specifically targets limited liability companies in operation for less than five years, with fewer than 50 employees and annual net sales or balance sheet total up to EUR 10 million. It supports a range of activities, including international market entry, market analyses, and demand piloting for new products or services​ (Business Finland)​.

We help you assess eligibility, navigate the application process, and strategize for maximum funding impact. Benefit from our local expertise to not only secure funding but also to align your project with Finland’s innovation ecosystem for unparalleled growth opportunities.”

When vetting potential clients for Business Finland funding eligibility, consider the following criteria based on the detailed funding options:

  • Company Type and Size: Ensure the client is a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) or an early-stage company meeting specific size and operational history criteria for Tempo funding.
  • Innovation and Growth Orientation: The client’s project should aim for international growth, requiring updates in products, services, production processes, or business models, or seeking new competitive advantages.
  • Financial Health and Planning: The client must have a credible overall financing plan, including self-financing capabilities for the project’s duration and meeting Business Finland’s funding prerequisites.
  • Compliance and Obligations: Verify that the client has complied with financial statement submissions, tax obligations, and has no outstanding financial obligations from previous Tekes or Business Finland loans.
  • Project Goals and Eligibility: Assess if the client’s project goals align with Business Finland’s funding focus areas and whether they have defined measurable goals for their project’s success.

These criteria should help streamline the process of identifying clients who are not only eligible for Business Finland funding but also poised to successfully leverage the opportunity for growth and innovation.

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