Sustainable Material Solutions – From Finnish Research to Global Business
Goals for the Tekes Functional Materials project were:
- Application-driven R&D of advanced materials for new business areas
- Sustainable additive manufacturing technologies with material, energy and cost efficiency
- Bringing research results towards commercialization
- Activating SMEs to develop their technologies and global business
How we reached the goals
Spinverse supported the activation of partnering, facilitation of international cooperation, vision & strategy work and focusing of the program and boosting professional communication and media visibility.
The program formed a platform for growth in new competence areas in e.g. printed intelligence, biomedical applications, solar energy and energy storage.
Over a 100 patents, over 200 scientific publications, 90 theses and 14 start-ups. The project also boosted investments to SMEs: over 60 M€ funding from foreign investors was collected during the program.