All of these warmly welcome international applicants unless otherwise noted.
Aaltoes Ignite – For students interested in becoming entrepreneurs. In Espoo.
Aalto Startup Center – Home and incubator for many research-based startups at the Otaniemi campus in Espoo, a short metro ride from Helsinki.
Boost Turku – An accelerator and network based in Turku.
Combient Foundry – A group of mostly Nordic corporations looking for startups to serve them as suppliers of next-gen solutions. They open several calls for innovations every year. Corporate headquarters vary, several are in Helsinki.
EIT Food & Beyond – Food & related industries. Part of the European multi-country EIT FAN (food accelerator network). Based in Helsinki and Espoo.
EnergySpin – A group of Nordic energy-related corporations looking for startups with next-gen solutions in energy. Physically located in Vaasa, Finland.
ESA BIC – Incubator for startups using space technology, including GPS. Operating next door from Aalto Startup Center in Espoo.
Founder Institute Helsinki – Part of the global network of Founder Institute and their international mentors. Their acceleration program has a monthly fee.
Haaga-Helia StartUp School – The incubator of Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.
Health Incubator Helsinki – A no-cost incubation programme and network for health (medtech) startups by the City of Helsinki.
Helsinki Education Hub – A no-cost incubator and network for education (edtech) startups.
Helsinki Incubators – Multiple incubators and accelerators managed by or in cooperation with the Helsinki University.
Helsinki XR Center – An XR (AR/VR) incubator that co-operates with Turbiini.
Kasvu Open / Kasvun Roihu – A Finnish-language nationwide accelerator.
Kiuas – A completely free acceleration program. Their annual program takes place in June-August, and the application period in April-May. Based in Espoo, a short metro ride from Helsinki.
NewCo Accelerator – A completely free acceleration program by NewCo Helsinki, a part of the City of Helsinki. They provide coaching, partnership matchmaking and other services also outside their acceleration program.
Red Brick Accelerator – An accelerator based in Tampere.
Sampo Accelerator – A no-equity program, asking for a contribution back only if your startup makes it big. Run three times a year, starting typically around October, January and April. Based in Espoo.
Turbiini – An incubator coordinated by the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.
Urban Tech Helsinki – A free-of-charge incubator for clean and sustainable urban solutions. They help startups turn business ideas into growth-oriented ones that focus on solving the challenges of modern cities.
Yritystehdas – The new business incubator of Jyväskylä City.