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.

More than 200 applications for participation are accepted.

The winners awarding ceremony will be held on November 20 at GoTech Arena.


Who can apply?

  • tech projects in IT, Industry 4.0, IoT, Smart City, Logistics;
  • focused on the global market and ready to compete on the global market;
  • 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;
  • 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 2018;
  • 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 October 15, 2018, 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).
  • The winners will be announced and awarded at the GoTech ARENA Forum on November 20, 2018.


Any questions?


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