Urban Tech Helsinki

Urban Tech Helsinki is an incubator for clean and sustainable urban solutions. We help you turn your business idea into a growth-oriented startup that focuses on solving the challenges of modern cities.

Urban Tech Helsinki Program

What is it ?

In close collaboration with the City of Helsinki, Urban Tech Helsinki brings together the best research from Finnish universities in Helsinki’s vibrant startup ecosystem. The participants get to test their solutions in Testbed.helsinki as well as platforms and networks provided by other cities.

Our goal is to turn fresh innovations into successful, international business. We cooperate closely with large enterprises that invest in sustainable urban solutions. Solving global challenges is a business opportunity worth billions of euros – and it’s well worth taking.

We offer an incubation program for early-stage startups and pre-incubation for idea-phase teams for the following areas:
·    Sustainable construction
·    Smart mobility
·    Urban food
·    Clean energy
·    Circular economy
·    Waste management
·    Urban well-being

What’s in it for me

Duration: 1+1+1 years​ (based on startup needs)We have a unique City and University collaboration offering real life City validation, testing and connections in the vibrant Helsinki startup ecosystem. We are based in Maria01 and Aalto University!

·   FREE-OF-CHARGE for startups & NO equity taken
·   FREE office space in Maria 01, the leading startup hub in Northern Europe

Coaching – One-to-one coaching sessions with our business experts and training following Aalto Startup Centers’s Business development, Solution development and Asset development model ​helping you to maximize your own unique potential to grow and scale up

Mentoring – Urban Tech Helsinki has access to Aalto Startup Center’s mentoring pool of 100+ mentors

Matchmaking and networking – Startups, companies, public sector (BF, cities), investors, partners, Urban tech ecosystem

See why you should join Urban Tech Helsinki!

To find out more visit Urban Tech Helsinki here  or follow us on social media Twitter and LinkedIn

Application period is now closed!