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How does a company become international? Where to start and in which order should I do it? How do I know if my product is suitable for my chosen market area or which one should I choose? Am I facing a challenges in the international market that I need to resolve but I am not sure how?  Read more

The XR Challenge competition will culminate in an event organised in Tampere on 18-19 September. Eight finalist companies, Etteplan, Softability, Eligo.Studio Oy, Cybercom, Intopalo Oy, Voconaut, Lightshape GmbH & Co. KG and Simlab IT Ltd., will compete for the prize money of EUR 40,000. In the student track, the jury awarded the three best concepts with a EUR 1,000 prize. XR Challenge is an international challenge competition for companies and students in the fields of virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The contest seeks product and service solutions for the global market needs of the industry companies Fastems, Glaston Corporation and Valmet.  Read more

The Enlighten Tampere innovation challenge culminated in the beginning of June when the teams presented and pitched their solutions for judges at demo fairs in Kampusareena. The teams had worked intensively for the last one and a half days, and had also planned their solutions earlier on their own, after a kickoff event. Now was the time to announce the results; which of the teams would be selected to pilot their ideas together with the City?  Read more

The Hidden Gems project is the first initiative supporting dual-career couples in Finland and take place in the Tampere region.  Read more

The Companies, Labour Market and Internationality report provides companies, investors and other stakeholders information about the current business climate in the Tampere Region. The comprehensive data package includes eg. key figures of the companies operating in the region, as well as statistics about the local labour market and internationality activities.  Read more

Close collaboration between the academic world and companies is the key to any industry community to growing and flourishing. Tampere Imaging Ecosystem, fueled by Business Tampere, is a fine example of what great minds can achieve together. With all the imaging and signal processing talent within Tanpere, there’s a unique opportunity to work collaboratively in order to create new products and solutions that will have wide ranging practical applications for a better future.  Read more

”18 sharp presentations during the afternoon – an amount hard to fit into your daily schedule in any other way so efficiently.”  Read more

Tampere is now made known as the Sauna Capital. The Finnish Sauna Society and the International Sauna Association have stated to be in favour of Tampere’s status as the Sauna Capital. The status is based on the city’s high level saunas and Tampere being home to most public saunas in Finland. The announcement was made yesterday at Finland’s oldest, still functioning, public sauna, the Rajaportti Sauna in the district of Pispala, in Tampere.  Read more

The Export Gateway internationalization project saw talents and companies combine their strengths to advance strategic interest areas for growth. Read the success stories of two companies and their talents.  Read more

Talent Boost Summit 2017 was a huge success, and we are happy to announce that the next Summit will be organized in Tampere in November 2018.  Read more

The YEi Start in France program is an accelerator for young science-based companies interested in growing their business in France and Europe. It provides a personalized immersion week in France including training sessions, networking, 1-on-1 meetings and more with the best networks and resources in Europe. Apply to the program latest on May 29th!  Read more

Tampere region has a solid history of conceiving and developing some of the best imaging technology. With world-renowned brands like Nokia, Intel, and Huawei basing their research and development offices in Tampere, Finland, this trend is set to continue. The same way Silicon Valley has become a noteworthy centre of excellence, Tampere is working its way becoming the ‘Imaging Valley’ of the future.  Read more