Eureka and Finland 

Finnish organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Finland and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with Business Finland. Business Finland supports Finnish organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 0.25M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY FINNISH PARTNERS
  • 931.45M€ MOBILISED SINCE 1985
  • 53 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH FINLAND
  • 3,805 FINNISH ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Finland offers you

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Partner search

Business Finland can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of 45 member countries). For more information on how to find international project partners, contact Business Finland or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.

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Advice services and support tools

Business Finland can confirm your organisation's eligibility, answer questions about the application process and review your proposal before you submit your application. A network of 140 advisors in more than 30 countries provides you with access to customised support and connects you with industry experts and local contacts.

Business Finland offers additional support that complements Eureka's funding programmes, such as its Cocreation Project programme for research organisations and its funding for SMEs who are developing a project proposal.

Finland funds

  • Clusters (6 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

    Discover Clusters
  • Eurostars (funded)

    R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to commercialise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects (funded)

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • InvestHorizon (funded)

    Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).

    Discover InvestHorizon

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in Finland

  • Tom Warras

    Tom Warras - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Matti Evola

    Matti Evola - Eurostars advisor

  • Hannu Nurmi

    Hannu Nurmi - Clusters advisor

Contact your national funding body