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Growth path

Are you looking for accelerators, communities, co-creation platforms, office space, funding, talents or something else? This is your guide to the growth path that Espoo’s innovation ecosystem offers. 

Get easy access to sustainable growth in Espoo

We invite you to build your growth story in Espoo's innovation ecosystem, Finland's leading innovation ecosystem. Espoo has a strong track record of creating success stories — and here's how it can happen. Discover the accelerators, communities, places, and players that can help you along your growth path.

For startups

Start

Aalto University's A Grid startup hub is your access to Aalto's resources, talent, and world-class research and infrastructure. Kiuas is Finland's leading early-stage accelerator that continuously gives spark to ideas that burst into new business. In addition, Sampo Accelerator welcomes foreign founders to experience the ecosystem and supports them to scale their business.  

Grow

Aalto Startup Center is one of the leading university accelerators in Europe and offers an open program for business acceleration. At Innovation Home, you can grow your business in a community of some of the most successful entrepreneurs in Finland.

 

Scale

As your business grows, you can join EIT Digital Accelerator and find office spaces in the heart of Espoo's innovation ecosystem at Technopolis, Spektri or Swing House. 

European Institute of Innovation and Technology's initiatives like EIT Urban Mobility, EIT InnoEnergy, EIT Climate-KIC, EIT RawMaterials and other innovation players are here to help you scale your business.

 

How we can help you

We can match your startup or scaleup with international corporations and investors. 

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Glenn

Gassen

Always an optimist and never losing his curiosity, Glenn is dedicated to helping companies and investors find the best pieces of Finland with his innovative team. This native of the land where Fußball is king is a living encyclopaedia of Espoo. He made the greatest investment of his life in Finland, whose nature is so stunning it attracts him away from football pitches to the forest for a run.
Director, Innovation, Growth & Invest In