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Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
Tekes services for foreign companies
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  • 1. Tekes services for foreign companies DM 927491 09-2013
  • 2. Tekes - an easy access to the Finnish innovation ecosystem Tekes services for foreign companies  Evaluation of foreign companies projects  Funding for development projects for companies registered in Finland  Funding of research mobility  Expertise and information about research and development networks in Finland  Contacts and assistance to establish a business DM 927491 09-2013
  • 3. Funding of foreign companies • Tekes can fund projects of foreign owned companies • Legal entity and operations are required in Finland • Foreign owned companies are funded on same criteria and conditions as Finnish companies • Funding application is required www.tekes.fi/en/funding DM 927491 09-2013
  • 4. Funding for foreign owned companies Pre evaluation of projects of foreign companies • Planning to establish a subsidiary in Finland • Engaging significant R&D and business activities in Finland • Written business plan for the Finnish activities • Basic information on the planned project Letter on Intent – intention to fund if the normal funding criteria fulfilled application required – business plan to be followed LoI for big projects – Tekes share over 1 million euro Funding for development projects for companies registered in Finland • • • • Products, services, production methods Business concepts Trial production or demonstrations Organisation and management practices DM 927491 09-2013
  • 5. Preliminary information needed for LoI Project plan (preliminary, short version)  Tasks / corresponding timetable, resources  What is completed after the project, what kind of business opportunities are opening Company basics (the legal entity in Finland, could be preliminary info)  Ownership, shares  Starting balance sheet  Plan for funding the company operations for the next 3-5 years  Employees (number, profile)  Also same type of background info of the mother company  Rationale for activities in Finland Business plan for the Finnish unit / mother company (preliminary, short version)  Employment, local business responsibility etc.  Who owns the IPR s?  Finnish network of actors: profile of knowledge expected and what do you bring to the network => Positive impact on the Finnish national economy – Tekes money is tax-payers money DM 927491 09-2013
  • 6. Funding criteria • Business activity to be pursued • Technology, innovation, competence and know-how to be developed • Resources to be used • Cooperation to be developed and utilized • Impact to the Finnish economy DM 927491 09-2013
  • 7. Expertise - networks  Expertise and information about research and development networks in Finland  Contacts and assistance to establish a business Tekes programmes are a gateway to the best technology companies and researchers in Finland • Funding • Seminars • Forum for exchange of information and networking • Newsletters www.tekes.fi/en -> Networking DM 927491 09-2013
  • 8. Factors behind Finland’s competitiveness • • • • • • • Basic infrasturcture Technological infrastructure Security Access to educate workforce Living conditions and quality of life R&D and innovation environment Finnish attitude and values Source: 2006 Deloitte: Finland’s Competitiveness from the Viewpoint of American Firms DM 927491 09-2013
  • 9. Top 50 recipients of Tekes funding include • ABB (headquarters in • • • • Switzerland) Honeywell (USA) Philips (the Netherlands) TeliaSonera (Sweden) Tellabs (USA) DM 927491 09-2013
  • 10. Test your idea • Get in touch with www.tekes.fi/test • See also www.tekes.fi/en DM 927491 09-2013

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