Talsinki Metropolitan Incubation
The Talsinki project aims to facilitate the creation of 30 new joint Central Baltic knowledge-intensive companies and co-creation among these companies in the Tallinn-Helsinki area through a network of partners who will develop and implement an integrated incubation service that addresses regional startup ecosystem needs and utilizes common resources.
A shared process of incubating and accelerating new companies will be developed around a common model of startup development phases. The parties will map existing programs over these phases, compare and benchmark specific services provided by partners and assess the needs of new knowledge-intensive companies for new services and benefits of cross-border collaboration.
The assessment will be followed by establishing relevant procedures and services to develop cross-border teams. The goal is to serve new entrepreneurs better than through individual offerings. The integrated process will lead to a better validation of startup ideas and teams, availability of more specific expertise and stronger team through matchmaking of people, ideas and seed investors across the region.
The project is coordinated by Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol and the other partners are Estonian Business Angels Network (ESTBAN), Kaakkois-Suomi University of Applied Sciences and Tallinn Business Incubators.