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Business Services >Funding Updated at: 08.06.2016

General counselling in funding

Enterprise Finland’s telephone service helps with all enterprise matters, such as financing issues. Telephone +358 295 020 500 (Mon–Fri 9 am–4:15 pm) or contact Enterprise Finland by sending them a Service request.

Tekes offers funding for e.g. internationalisation, research projects, development, pilots, etc. Fill in the form "Test your service need", and a Tekes expert will contact you; together, you can discuss funding options your company could utilise. You can also learn more about the funding options of Tekes independently on Tekes website.

TeamFinland is a network that brings together all services offered by state-funded actors which work for the internationalisation of Finnish enterprises and it offers internationalisation financing services. For further information call +358 295 020 510 or use the contact form.

Finnvera diversifies companies’ financing opportunities with loans, sureties, capital investments and export financing services. Help is available for mapping, planning and applying for financing options. Telephone +358 294 602 582 (weekdays 9 am–4:15 pm) or explore Finnvera services independently.

The Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of Pirkanmaa offers funding needs mapping and counselling for operating companies as well as expert counselling on internationalisation funding options. Contact the following counsellors for funding information:

  • Development programs:
    Pirjo Isometsä, 0295 036 049, pirjo.isometsa(at)ely-keskus.fi 
    Riitta Rakkola, 0295 036 094, riitta.rakkola(at)ely-keskus.fi
  • Investment programs, agriculture:
    Petri Tallila, 0295 036 105, petri.tallila(at)ely-keskus.fi
    Saija Selin, 0295 036 073, saija.selin(at)ely-keskus.fi
  • Energy funding programs:
    Timo Fager, puh. 0295 036 042, timo.fager(at)ely-keskus.fi
  • And click for financing counsellors for internationalisation funding

You may also fill in the Business infrastructure analysis form which is a service provided by Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment. In the form, describe your needs for financing and a specialist will contact you. You may also contact Jukka Ojala tel. +358 295 036 204 or jukka.ojala(at)ely-keskus.fi for more information.