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    Internationalisation

    Business Tampere helps small and medium-sized enterprises plan and implement their international expansion.

    Business Tampere helps small and medium-sized enterprises plan and implement their international expansion. The internationalisation and growth of a company in the Tampere Region is in all our best interest. If you wish to take your business global but don’t know where to start, this is the right place. 

    International HUB Tampere

    International HUB Tampere is the networking and matchmaking forum for businesses and international talents in the Tampere region. If you are a business looking to go international and grow with international experts, tap to internationaltampere.fi.

    Also, several parties wish to see your business bloom abroad. To get a full picture check out our service providers page.

    General internationalisation advice

    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 internationalisation.

    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.

    Picks from internationalisation services:

    ›› 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

    ›› internationaltampere.fi
      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

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    Oliver Hussey

    Senior business advisor, technology

    +358 40 679 4142

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    Niina Immonen

    Director, business service development and business environment

    +358 40 821 5113

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    Harri Ojala

    Director, investments and global operations

    +358 40 762 3784

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