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General internationalisation advice

If you wish to take your business global but don’t know where to start, this is the right place. Several parties wish to see your business bloom abroad. To get a full picture check out our service providers page.

Business Tampere helps small and medium-sized enterprises plan and implement their international expansion. The internationalization and growth of a company in the Tampere Region is in all our best interest.

Talent Tampere is the networking and matchmaking forum for businesses and international talents in the Tampere region. The network brings together and develops services that enhance co-operation between international talents and companies.

Picks from internationalisation services

The My Enterprise Finland service offers tools to test your internationalization potential or to form an overview of your company´s needs for development.

Business Finland helps Finnish companies in internationalization as well as support and fund innovations. See how Business Finland services can support you during the different stages of internationalization.

Fill out the form to find out the right Team Finland service for your need. You will be contacted within a week. Alternatively you can contact the coordinator in your area or destination country directly.

More information

›› The FinlandCare programme
  Healthcare and well-being companies

›› The FinnCham network
  Networking

›› Education Export Finland
  Educational know-how export

›› Food From Finland
  Food industry sparring

›› Talent Tampere Network
  International relations of employees and work community

›› TeamFinland growth programmes
   Cleantech, food industry, health, education export, fashion and lifestyle, mining industry and industrial Internet

›› Tampere Chamber of Commerce and Industry:
  Legalization and authentication of international trade documents, Tarja Kuula, +358 40 587 7160, tarja.kuula(a)tampereenkauppakamari.fi

For those who don’t know where to start with funding for internationalization, we put together a list of easy-access parties:

Service providers for funding

›› Business Finland: funding services
›› Business Finland: specify your funding need

›› Finnvera
   The SME Export Finance Programme for Finnish enterprises, contacts: Finance Manager Outi Mikola, tel. 029 460 2843, advice in matters relating to the application is available from Finnvera Telephone Service 029 460 2582

›› Finnfund, financial instruments
  Financing for projects in developing countries and Russia

›› Vigo
   Accelerator programme   

›› Gorilla Capital
  Pre-seed / seed venture capital fund

›› Catapult accelerator
  Mentoring and investment financing services for startups

›› Talent Tampere
  Connect your business with international talent network to help you reach new markets

›› FINTRA
  The Finnish Trade Organization, customised consulting and training services for internationalization

›› Hermia Business Development Ltd
  Development services for the growth and internationalization, tel. +358 50 60 213

›› TAMK, research & development
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, R&D&I activities, Hanna-Greta Puurtinen, +358 50 373 2947, hanna-greta.puurtinen(a)tamk.fi

›› European Network of Living Labs
  ENoLL network, testing and localization

›› The Federation of Finnish Enterprises
  Issues of international trade for small Finnish companies

›› The Enterprise Europe Network EEN
  Growth and jobs in SMEs in the EU Single Market

›› The International Chamber of Commerce
   ICC, internationalization support for members

›› The Baltic Institute of Finland
   Support and networking around the Baltic Sea Region

›› The Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce
  FRCC, expansion into the Russian market

›› TWINKLE
  Innovation platform for growth and internationalization


More information

Mari Taverne

SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR, TALENT ATTRACTION

mari.taverne@businesstampere.com
040 801 2686
Business Tampere - Oliver Hussey

Oliver Hussey

SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR

oliver.hussey@businesstampere.com
+358 40 679 4142
Business Tampere - Niina Immonen

Niina Immonen

DIRECTOR, SMART CITY SOLUTIONS

niina.immonen@businesstampere.com
040 821 5113
Harri Ojala Laura Vanzo 2

Harri Ojala

DIRECTOR, RENEWING INDUSTRY

harri.ojala@businesstampere.com
040 762 3784
Business Tampere - Anna Krista Sorvoja

Anna-Krista “Titta” Sorvoja

DIRECTOR, EXPERIENCE ECONOMY

anna-krista.sorvoja@businesstampere.com
040 594 5262

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