Tekes-FASIE funding to boost innovations. Ms. Sari Federley June 10, 2013, St.Petersburg Finnish-Russian EkoGrad Platform, Expert Seminar

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1 Tekes-FASIE funding to boost innovations Ms. Sari Federley June 10, 2013, St.Petersburg Finnish-Russian EkoGrad Platform, Expert Seminar

2 Tekes FASIE Cooperation MoU signed in January, 2011 Main Goal: to support SMEs to improve their international competitiveness through international cooperation and technology transfer

3 DM Key figures 2012 Target year turnover expected from company projects 6.2 billion euros The projects created 1,260 new or replacing products, services or processes Projects that were completed in 2012 resulted in 980 patents or patent applications 47 out of 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Finland are Tekes customers 2,900 funding applications 1,700 development ideas tested 1,240 rejected applications Applications processed in 71 days 570 M Funding for companies and research organisations, 570 million euros 350 million euros for company projects, of which 135 million for young growth companies 68 % of company funding to SMEs

4 FASIE, main facts Set up by the government of Russia, Financed through -1,5% of federal budget for R&D -(5,0 billion Rbl for 2013 (125 mln EUR) Financing pre-seed, seed and development stages Over projects supported in 18yrs One of the development institutes, part of the innovation lift ( )

5 Main principles in joint financing of R&D&I Joint R&D&I FASIE finances a Russian small company, Tekes a Finnish SME (1 Russian SE + 1 Finnish innovative SME + additional partners as universities, research institutes are welcome) ALL technological sectors and services Tekes share maximum of , FASIE / grant 50% Average duration - 24 months Creates added value for BOTH partners IP rights negotiable between partners

6 Definition of a small innovative enterprise (SIE) in Russia Company with a commercial legal status Company carrying out R&D with the further and producing product based on Intellectual Property Rights belonging to a company Company with a number of employees not exceeding 100 people Turnover less than 14 mln EUR Share capital: less than 25% belonging to foreign companies and individuals, state and large businesses (exception- spin offs) SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) in Finland The consolidated staff number less than 250 persons and an annual turnover not exceeding 50 million euro, And/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding 43 million euro

7 First Results Since February calls for proposals 54 applications, 16 projects selected for funding* *Tekes share approx. 1,8 M Thematically: - 1 st and 2 nd call -> healthbio - 3 rd call -> energy, ICT, transport etc. Geographically: - Russia: majority (80%) from Moscow - Finland: from all over the country In future two calls per year

8 Russian partners Finnish partners 1 Natur-Medica (Moscow) MAS-Metabolic Analytical Services Oy (Helsinki) Role of Mitochondrial Genetic Variation in Atherosclerosis and Hypertension 2 Biospec (Moscow) Oplatek Oy (Leppävirta) Development of fiber-optic systems for medical applications 3 Center for molecular diagnostic Hytest Ltd (Turku) (Moscow) Development of methods of getting recombinant bi-specific antibodies for the means of medical diagnostic 4 DNK- Synthesis (Moscow) Metkinen Chemistry Oy (Kuopio) Development of noval fluorescent-marked oligonucleotides for the needs of biology and medical diagnostic. 5 Construction Bureau of ITMO (S- Unesta Oy (Tampere) Petersburg) Development of program-algorythmic apparatus of distant cardiovascular monitoring in the real time

9 Russian partners Finnish partners 6 Scarabei, (S-Petersburg) АО Aimo Kortteen Konepaja Oy (Ylivieska) Technology of aerobic microbiological processing and utilization of organic waste of food and agricultural industries into organic fertilizers, feed and food additives. 7 AMA, (Saint-Petersburg) Reagena Oy (Toivala) Development of an innovative Test-System for diagnostics of HELICOBACTER PYLORI 8 epythia Labs (Moscow) Boro Oy (Espoo) epythia Automotive creating virtual secretary 9 Center for Advance Studies (Dubna) Invilog Research Oy (Kuopio) Development of the carbon based nanosensor for determination of dopamine overflow for chronic implantation in mammalian brain 10 Komset Service (Moscow) Magister Solutions Oy (Jyväskylä) Management solutions for heterogenous wireless networks

10 Thank you Do not hesitate to contact us! Ms. Olga Levchenko Director of International Department Ms. Sari Federley Senior advisor

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