The European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre in Finland is located at the campus of the globally highly ranking Aalto University in Espoo, at the new A Grid start-up and innovation center. ESA BIC Finland will give your business a boost including office space, financial support and access to a great technology and business support ecosystem. Our partner in the Turku region in South-Western Finland is Turku Science Park.

Europe’s largest start-up event, SLUSH, also a spin-off of Aalto University is our neighbor every Autumn, alongside with many other events and opportunities. Finland in general and the Helsinki metropolitan area in particular performs very well year after year in the global quality of life comparisons for the best places to live and locate your business in. The Helsinki-Uusimaa region where ESA BIC Finland is located is, according to the European Commission, the most innovative region in the EU. Finland is according to the same source one of the four EU innovation leaders alongside The Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark.

Finland is ranked, by various international indices, the most stable, the safest and the best-governed country in the world. It is also among the wealthiest, the least corrupt, the most socially progressive countries. (sources:

Finland also provides a startup visa for non-EU immigrant entrepreneurs to facilitate their transition to the country.

Come have a great time with us and spin your business to new heights. If you have questions please get in touch!

More about the City of Espoo services at your disposal in English here

Your contacts for ESA BIC Finland:

Location: A Grid, Otakaari 5, 02150 Espoo, Finland

Mr. Kimmo Isbjörnssund, Head of ESA BIC Finland  +358 50 443 68 55 kimmo.isbjornssund (a)

Mr. Timo Huttunen, ESA BIC Finland, Turku Site +358 40 7192335 timo.huttunen (a)