Innovations, Commercialisation and Growth

Application period 1.6.–15.8.2024 

The thematic special project Innovations, Commercialization, and Growth by the Foundation for Economic Education (Liikesivistysrahasto) is an important development area for enhancing Finland’s competitiveness. With the grants awarded during 2024 to 2026, the Fund aims to support high-quality business research on this theme.

In enhancing the competitiveness of Finnish companies, commercialization is often related to:

  • successful scaling of companies’ business operations, innovation management, manufacturing, services, and business concepts in international markets
  • successful utilization of digital channels and concepts
  • as well as successful pricing.

Applications for the thematic special project are submitted through the electronic application system during the application period from June 1 to 15 August, 2024.

    • The applicant responds to questions regarding the special project on the application form. Otherwise, the application is assessed based on the general application criteria.
    • The Foundation for Economic Education will decide on the number of funded special projects based on the evaluation of the applications.
    • Grants can be awarded for one or multiple years.