Nomination Finlanding


Nomination partners: Helsinki Centre in St. Petersburg, NewCo Helsinki, and Helsinki Business Hub.

We invite tech companies that are interested in entering the European market through Finland.

The winners awarding ceremony will be held on October 15 at GoTech Arena.


Who can apply?

Technology & business spheres of startups:

  • IoT
  • Smart City
  • Logistic
  • Mobile apps
  • VR&AR
  • Wearable
  • Cloud Tech
  • Data storage&management
  • Big Data&Analytics
  • Recognition tech
  • Security tech
  • Robotics
  • Industry 4.0
  • Social network solutions
  • Games & game development tech
  • Navigation & communication
  • Life science
  • Edutech
  • Greentech
  • Everyday life services and etc.


  • finished product/established service and a track record of sales on the domestic market;
  • an established team with all required competencies in marketing and technology;
  • annual business turnover during the last year not less than 1,5 mln rubbles;
  • ready to launch a product on international markets, starting in Finland.


  • consulting support by Helsinki Centre in launching the product on the European market;
  • tickets to the largest startup event in Northern Europe Slush 2019;
  • support in business registration and business development in Finland.

The support program is made individually for each winner depending on the needs of the company – it includes mentoring meetings with industry experts, international consultants, investors and potential customers.

Official program language – English.

Nomination Finlanding

How to participate?

  • Apply for GoTech Contest before September 20, 2019, when submitting your GoTech application, select Finlanding nomination.
  • The expert board will shortlist 20 applicants that will be asked to prepare a presentation in English.
  • Based on the evaluation of presentations, up to 10 finalists will be invited to the online pitch-session with Team Finland and Helsinki Centre experts (4 min. per presentation + Q&A).
  • 4 winners will be announced and awarded at the GoTech Arena Forum on October 15, 2019.


Any questions?


+7 (921) 92 66 316