All of these warmly welcome international applicants unless otherwise noted.
Aaltoes Ignite – For students interested in becoming entrepreneurs.
Aalto Startup Center – Home and incubator for many research-based startups at the Otaniemi campus in Espoo, a short metro ride from Helsinki.
EIT Food & Beyond
ESA BIC – Incubator for startups using space technology, including GPS. Operating next door from Aalto Startup Center.
Health Incubator Helsinki
Helsinki Education Hub (coming during 2021)
Kasvu Open / Kasvun Roihu
Kiuas – A completely free acceleration program. Their annual program takes place in June-August, and the application period in April-May.
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.
Sampo Accelerator – A no-equity program, asking for a contribution back only if your startup makes it big. Ran three times a year, starting typically around October, January and April.
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.