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Teknologia 21 Startup Competition

The aim of Teknologia 21 Startup competition award is to present new and remarkable technological solutions. The winners of the Teknologia 21 Startup Competition will be awarded for total value of € 20,000. Registration is open until 31.8. 

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Teknologia 21 Startup Competition

The aim for the award is to present new and remarkable technological solutions. The winner of the Teknologia 21 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 21 fair and Fiban (Finnish Business Angels Network).

Purpose of the Teknologia 21 Startup Competition

Startup Competition aims to introduce the most promising and potential growth company in 2021 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 21 event. The jury will choose the winner on the basis of the pitching competition. The pitching event will take place on Wednesday 10 November. The winner will be announced at Teknologia 21 event party the same evening.

Jury

The Startup Contest Jury includes:

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