Accelerator programme BusinessUp clarifies your startup’s concept, and crystallises your promise to create value for potential customers. After the ten-week programme, you and your team will be ready to start operating your business. In the programme, each team is coached by their own mentor, with peer support and international mentoring contacts to provide new points of view and greatly expand the startup’s network.

Fall 2021 BusinessUp and Northbound Startups application is open!

See more information and apply here (BusinessUp) and here (Northbound Startups).


The application period for the BusinessUp accelerator programme offered by Turku Science Park Ltd. starts in June, and the programme kicks off in September. Apply for the program here.

There is room in the programme for 10 teams based on a scalable, innovative idea.

The programme is conducted in English, and after it ends, you will have a business concept formed around your initial idea, and the confidence to present it to early investors and/or clients.


Startup Journey for students

Also Boost Turku has its own, especially at students aimed accelerator programme.

The application period for the accelerator programme offered by  is in the spring, and the 10-week programme runs during the summer.

Students from the University of Turku can receive credits for participating in Startup Journey.

Get to know Northbound Startups – The accelerator programme conducted in international cooperation

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