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Deep Tech Innovation Search

Work with the leading deep tech players in Finland. Corporations, VCs, and CVCs can efficiently explore the best Finnish deep tech startups, hubs, technologies, R&D possibilities, and events according to targeted topics.

Dive deep into the Finnish DEEP TECH ecosystem

The radical collaboration between Espoo's innovation ecosystem and the scientific community is a key reason why Espoo is the leading deep tech hub in Finland and the Nordics. 

Enter Espoo invites international corporations, VCs, and CVCs to participate in Deep Tech Innovation Search 2023. In the program, you can work and have one-to-one discussions with Finland's leading deep tech players — startups, scaleups, big companies, Aalto University, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and more.

Espoo's innovation ecosystem offers a platform for the research-intensive development of new technologies. By participating in Deep Tech Innovation Search 2023, you can utilise Enter Espoo's local networks and take advantage of our deep understanding of Finnish innovation. 

Our Senior Business Advisors are happy to provide you with more information about Deep Tech Innovation Search 2023.

Contact our Business Advisors

Here's what you need to know about Deep Tech INNOVATION SEARCH 2023:

Organiser: Enter Espoo, Finland 

Invitee participants: International corporations, VCs, and CVCs 

5-step process:  

  • First discussion: Understanding and defining your innovation themes and needs. 
  • Startup screening: Enter Espoo lists relevant companies and technologies. 
  • Startup selection: Corporation/VC/CVC selects suitable startup(s) from the list. 
  • 1-on-1 meetings: Corporation/VC/CVC meets startup(s) one-to-one in person or online.  
  • Follow-up: Discussion of next steps and feedback.  

Benefits and expected outcomes:  

Benefits: Corporation/VC/CVC can efficiently explore Finnish and Espoo-based startups, hubs, technologies, R&D possibilities, events and more according to targeted topics. You can directly discuss potential PoCs, partnerships, joint R&D projects, or investments with the right company.  

What we ask from you: We greatly appreciate getting your feedback on the program and our service, such as a testimonial. 

Our previous clients: Hitachi, Volkswagen, Daimler, Marubeni, Dow, JX Nippon Mining and Metals, and Infosys. 

About Enter Espoo:

Enter Espoo is a public sector organisation owned by the City of Espoo. We operate at the heart of the leading innovation hub in the Nordic countries. Enter Espoo's goal is to build sustainable growth for our city and partners.


Contact us, we're happy to help!

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Senior Business Advisor
The energetic Mayumi is the master matchmaker and top organiser of visits. She knows pretty much all there is to know about Espoo's innovation ecosystem. This Japanese gift to Enter Espoo helps international corporations land in Espoo and investors to find the finest success stories. She spends her leisure on her kids' terms, enjoying the culture and outdoors in Espoo's Waterfront Walkway and Nuuksio.
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Senior Business Advisor
Social and easy-going, Ossi performs best in complex projects under tight schedules. When a situation looks hopeless, Ossi starts to warm up. As a traditional Finn, business comes before pleasure to him. However, outside the office, you might find Ossi at Nuuksio's remote areas or Espoo's local breweries. And if you're lucky enough to catch him, you're sure to get the friendliest of welcomes — whoever you are.

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