Attention! Dates have been changed and all trainings will be organized online, using the Teams-platform. Link to join the Teams meeting will be sent to each participant.

You can download the pdf-version of the updated program here:

  • 3.3. Space for Business & Accelerator KickOff

    Welcome to listen presentations from established space companies in Space for Business seminar in Joki Visitor Centre! After the open programme the approved teams will meet each other, our mentors & partners and learn how we assist you in your venture. Schedule and registration for the Space for Business event..Read More

  • 11.3. Lean Canvas & The Human Side of Startups

    In this session you will learn how to use Lean Canvas tool to structure your thinking. All training sessions are connected to elements in Lean Canvas so it is beneficial to get acquainted with the tool. Trainer: Marko Puhtila, Turku Science Park Ltd This second part of training day will..Read More

  • 1.4. Productization & IPR

    In a prompt productization training session, you get to challenge traditional service development methods and explore new paths for reaching your customer. Together, we will explore lean-spirited ways for service creation and commercialization. During the training, you will learn about concepts such as writing outrageous service promises, dollarizing the customer..Read More

  • 8.4. Business modelling & networks

    A good business idea, value proposition, preliminary revenue models and core elements as such are not enough yet. We will dig into iterative process of refining your concepts and creating a solid business model to be verified in real market environment. How to plan setting up your operations, functions, core..Read More

  • 9.4. How to use EO Data

    This technical session will be tailored according to training needs of the participants. Example of topics include: How to use QGIS, Python geospatial ecosystem, API’s for Copernicus data, Sentinel Data Access platforms, etc. Trainers: Earth observation experts from Finnish Meteorological institute and University of Turku. Location: Teams meeting Time: 15.00–17.00

  • 22.4. Sales & marketing

    In this training session we will focus on marketing and sales strategies for StartUp companies. You have a great business idea and in order to turn it into a successful business, you need customers. We will cover basic strategies from building your online presence to organic marketing strategies but also..Read More

  • 29.4. ESA Funding

    In this session ESA BIC programme is introduced and the application process is explained. Participants will get hands-on advice on do’s and dont’s in successful application. ESA BIC Alumni will also give their viewpoint on the programme. Trainer: Kimmo Isbjörnssund, ESA BIC Finland Location: Teams meeting Time: 15.00–18.00

  • 6.5. Financial calculations

    How to convert elements in Lean Canvas into numbers and understand their meaning? This session will provide a layman’s viewpoint on income statement, balance sheet and cash flow concepts. You will get practical insight from Eduten Oy on revenue and cost estimates, strategic financial planning and valuation principles. Trainer: Tom..Read More

  • DemoDay (date to be decided)

    The Acceleration Program will end with the finals! Teams will pitch their ideas in front of the audience and jury will select the best pitch to be rewarded! Information about the grand prize will be announced soon. Location: TBD Time: 15.00–18.00