Herschel, ESA

Bringing space technology to every day life is essential for Finland. These include e.g. location-based and weather services, which are among the areas developed in the European Space Agency ESA’s programmes.

In addition to funding, Tekes provides both local and international networking opportunities for Finnish companies, universities and research facilities. Tekes also offers details on how to participate in ESA’s programmes and how to benefit from EUMETSAT and European Commission’s tenders.


Space Finland 2016

Benefits of space based public services and estimated total sales figures are based on Tekes’ estimate.

Finnish space science research organisations

Finnish Earth observation science organisations

Image: ESA

New breed of space tech is coming from Finland


High tech and Finland go together. This northern country initiated the mobile phone revolution, built mighty ice breakers, conceived the high-rise super elevators and invaded the world with Angry Birds. Finland is definitely a country of engineering and technology.

But can you name any Finnish space mission?

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