Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation

Tekes is the publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. Tekes works with the top innovative companies and research units in Finland. It has four core processes for its customer service provision: funding, customer management, programmes, guidance.

Free of charge - Finnish information service on education, research and innovation

The portal offers an overall picture of administration and actors in the field of education, research and innovation activities. You will find basic information and key statistics on the Finnish educational system, research environments and funding as well as innovation activities. The portal also provides in-depth background information on the webpages of these Finnish actors.

Free of charge


Mapping networks; providing information on Joint Calls; analysing the impact of programme collaboration; describing the scope and results of individual networks; supporting mutual learning among transnational programme networks.

Free of charge

COST European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research

It is mainly an inter EU program but also offering cooperation with Israel. COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.

Free of charge


EUREKA is an international initiative which coordinates efforts of governments, research institutes and commercial companies concerning innovation.

Its members are the EU countries and 14 more from around the world including Russia, Republic of Korea, Turkey, Albania.

Free of charge