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New Space Economy

Launch your business into the new space economy

Finland’s strengths in the new space economy are enabling disruptive companies to transform diverse sector areas, from natural disasters and climate change to maritime and mining. As a result, we’re driving rapid developments in machine learning, AI, analytics, and data services too.

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2 satellite companies designed, built, and launched satellites into orbit

Leading manufacturing capabilities

Finland has an excellent technology backbone and capabilities to build satellites, satellite systems, and components. We also have comprehensive testing facilities, specifically in radio technology.

Leading manufacturing capabilities

Finland has an excellent technology backbone and capabilities to build satellites, satellite systems, and components. We also have comprehensive testing facilities, specifically in radio technology.

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2 satellite companies designed, built, and launched satellites into orbit

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New Space Economy in Finland

Thriving research and education

Our universities and research institutes feed into a vibrant ecosystem and have a long tradition of space research, from astrophysics to air pollution. Finnish instruments have been on board over 70 space missions too.

Break-through situational awareness capabilities

Finnish sensors, satellites, and drones are driving advances in earth observation, backed by world-leading know-how in environmental surveillance and a reliable and secure wireless communication system.

Pioneering collaboration

We are driving genuine collaboration in the new space economy. Home to an ever-expanding and exciting ecosystem that spans huge sectors, Finland participates in the design and development process for dozens of satellites in ESA and international partners.

Making space more sustainable

As space becomes more crowded, Finland is pioneering new de-orbiting technologies to create a more sustainable space environment for science and businesses. Space physics missions and dedicated investment are helping to monitor space conditions too.

Our industry contacts

Our network of experts offers local expertise with global insights. We’re happy to help!

Hanna Hyttinen

Senior Advisor, Invest in Finland

Hanna Hyttinen

+358 50 325 0610