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Teknologia 22 Startup Competition

The registration for Teknologia Startup competition is closed and the finalists have been chosen.

The Startup Competition will be held on 4th of May from 3pm to 4pm on the XPlanar stage. The prize will be awarded on the same day at 7.15 pm at the Teknologia Party.

The finalists of the Startup Competition

Teknologia 22 Startup Competition

The aim for the award is to present new and remarkable technological solutions. The winner of the Teknologia 22 Startup Competition will be awarded with a scholarship of € 20,000 awarded by the Finnish Fair Foundation. The competition is is organized together with Teknologia 22 fair and Fiban (Finnish Business Angels Network).

Purpose of the Startup Competition

Startup Competition aims to introduce the most promising and potential growth company in 2021 and 2022 within technology companies. The prize can be awarded for a remarkable, creative and innovative solution within technology industry. It can be a commercial product, technology or an application. The solution will, at its best, bring new perspective to the technology industry.

What happens next?

After the deadline the jury will choose 5-7 most suitable ideas or solutions for a pitching competition organized at Teknologia 22 event. The jury will choose the winner on the basis of the pitching competition. The winner will be announced at Teknologia 22 event party.

The Jury

  • Annukka Mickelsson, Vice President of FiBAN
  • Saga Forss, Board Member of FiBAN
  • Veli-Matti Kankaanpää, CEO of Elkomit ry
  • Tapio Lehti, Chairman of the Board of Finnish Fluid Power Association ry, Sales General Manager of Parker Hannifin Ab
  • Jyrki Latokartano, Chairman of the Finnish Robotics Association, Project Manager, University of Tampere
  • Jan Sucksdorff, Advisor at the Association of Finnish Technical Traders
  • Jaakko Tennilä, Office Manager for Finnish Maintenance Society, Promaint
  • Katja Toropainen, Founder of the Inklusiiv
  • Marko Vuorio, Executive Director of Finnish Society of Automation
  • Janne Mustonen, CEO of the Finnish Information Processing Association

In cooperation