Nearly 500 fierce ideas were presented to Prototron
Last week the deadline for applications for the Smart Ideas Fund Prototron expired. Each round has brought record numbers, but this time the number of fierce ideas reached a magical 500. Such a large number of applications is due to the growth of Prototron in Latvia and shows that people are looking for new solutions […]
Timo Kullerkupp: contracts need to be discussed, not just signed
On November 3, Timo Kullerkupp, a partner at the law firm RASK, shared important knowledge regarding laws with the start-ups of Tehnopol Startup Incubator. On a daily basis, Kullerkupp is advising technology companies. As a mentor in Tehnopol Startup Incubator as well as in other company support programs, he has seen various difficult situations in […]
The Spinoff Prize applications deadline extended!
The Spinoff Prize aims to celebrate excellence in commercialisation of university research through the creation of spinoff companies. The event has extended its applications deadline until December 14, 2020. In its second year, The Spinoff Prize will focus on companies established in the past three years. It is open to companies that are commercialising life […]
Tehnopol is recruiting new mentors!
Estonian technology companies create solutions that make our lives and work environment more comfortable, efficient and sustainable. In order for start-ups to gain a foothold and growth companies to make rapid development leaps, a large team of mentors is contributing with their experience and knowledge. We are looking for mentors in our focus areas: green […]
An Estonian energy startup is innovating the Malaysian electricity market
Estonian start-up company Fusebox, who is developing a virtual power plant, signed a cooperation agreement with the Malaysian company Power Fence. Fusebox’s technology helps Malaysians increase the connectivity of their electricity consumption. Fusebox’s virtual power plant, which grew out of Tehnopol Startup Incubator’s rapid growth program, uses the flexibility of business consumers in energy consumption […]
The North Star program is transferring science to entrepreneurship
Tehnopol science and business park, Tartu Science Park, Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu have launched a new program, North Star (EST: Põhjanael), to support the commercialization of science-intensive technologies. The aim of the pilot program is to test an innovative method, create a model of cooperation and later share experience with […]
Tehnopol is looking for scale-ups interested in Chinese and Chilean markets!
Tehnopol’s 4SmartGrowth project is welcoming scale-ups from e-services and health technology, education or mining sectors that are interested in entering the Latin American or Chinese market. The project will allow participants to establish contact with companies in Chile and the Chinese regions of Hebei and Guangzhou to jointly carry out pilot projects, purchase and sale […]
How we in Tehnopol can help limit the spread of COVID-19
Due to the widespread outbreak of COVID-19, there is a health emergency in Estonia. The number of patients admitted to hospitals is growing rapidly. We turn to you, dear Tehnopol family, to act responsibly and help control the spread of the virus. The following information is provided by the Estonian Health Board. We call for […]
A new 8-storey business building is under construction in Tehnopol
We are delighted to announce that the two-year construction phase of a new office building has started in Tehnopol! The tenants of the building, which will be completed in 2022, will mainly be technology organisations and companies. Inconveniences may occur during the construction phase, for which we apologise in advance and hope for your understating […]
Develop your company’s digital product for free in a design sprint
If you have a digital product with unsatisfactory user experience, then submit it for free to the UX-Challenge design sprint. Tehnopol is inviting all SMEs to submit their digital products (eg mobile applications, web products, etc.) to the design sprint, happening as part of the 200SMEchallenge project. The presented challenges will be solved by teams […]
How good is the health of innovation in your company?
Tehnopol is offering its companies the opportunity to conduct a free Innovation Health Check (hereinafter IHC) audit. IHC is an innovation audit for companies that identifies opportunities for strategic development, resource savings, product development or implementation of a new business model, and recommendations for finding partners. The audit focuses on the company’s innovation culture, understanding […]
Join the free online webinars to find out how to promote tech collaboration in startups
Tehnopol Startup Incubator and Mikaels Labs have created a new and exciting series of events “Tune UP for a Scale UP”, where three webinars will be held to discuss how to manage the communication between different parties in technology companies so that the startup can grow quickly and with little risk. Interesting case studies and […]