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Gold-coloured inside of a quantum computer in VTT's cleanroom in Espoo, Finland.

Best-kept secret in deep tech

Want to know the best-kept secret in European deep tech? Here you go: Espoo is one of the leading deep tech ecosystems in Europe — and this is why you should care:

  • Espoo is home to Finland's two quantum computers — built by the local players, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and IQM.
  • The city will be the location for the Kvanttinova microelectronics and quantum piloting and development facility.
  • Espoo creates the 6th most patent applications among cities in Europe. 
  • Almost half of the companies listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange are headquartered here. 
  • Most of Finland's unicorns were born in Espoo — along with many soonicorns like IQM, Dispelix, Enfuce, and Infinited Fiber.

So, join the growing number of international companies and investors already in the know — those who have uncovered the best-kept secret in deep tech in Europe. 

What do we offer you?

We offer you easy access to the fantastic mixture of business opportunities Espoo's innovation ecosystem has to offer: 

  • The proximity of leading corporations and Finland's most important R&D players.
  • A leading quantum tech and microelectronics ecosystem.
  • World-class innovations and tech.
  • The talent pool of Europe's top university-driven startup community.
  • The densest and most accessible startup community you can find.

Want to know more? Just contact Miska.

Miska Hakala



Director, Innovation, Growth & Invest In
Niclas Carlsson of Founders Alliance

"The quality of the Espoo startups is unprecedented in terms of innovation, global potential, and robustness of management in cleantech, industrial tech, digitalisation, transportation and more."

Niclas Carlsson, Founder & CEO of Founders Alliance

Read Carlsson's interview.

Image: VTT