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February 14 @ 12:30 pm 4:30 pm EET

Photonics and microelectronics are key enabling technologies that hold the promise to solve many of today’s challenges and enable the green and digital transformation. Already, photonics and microelectronics are needed in almost all areas of life: From data communication, biomedicine, energy to environmental technology, manufacturing, automotive and consumer products all the way to quantum computers.

Finland has a remarkable photonics and microelectronics ecosystem – including global success cases, growth companies as well as constantly emerging university spin offs. The Finnish knowhow has been noted internationally as an epicenter for deep tech.

Investing in Photonics and Microelectronics is an event designed to help Finnish photonics and microelectronics companies to find investors, and to raise awareness of the advanced companies in the field, delivering and groundbreaking technologies and products. The event is organized by Photonics Finland and Business Finland.

The registration is now open for all. For companies interested in pitching for investors, the application is open until 17.1.2024. Please indicate your interest in the pitching on the registration form, and we will be in contact with you for more information. Registration will close 7.2.2024.


12:00 Registration opens
12:30 Welcome words, Business Finland, Toni Mattila
12:35 What is the outlook for funding?
12:50 Investor Panel: What are we looking for in Photonics and Microelectronics?

  • Esko Herrala, Kielo Growth Oy
  • Petri Rajahalme, FOV Ventures
  • Inka Mero, Voima Ventures

13:25 Photonics in Finland – Why should investors pay attention? Juha Purmonen, Photonics Finland
13:35 Coffee and networking break
13:55 Program continues
14:00 Photonics and Microelectronics startup pitches
15:20 Wrap up
15:30-16:30 Networking

The program is subject to change.


Toni Mattila
Head of Sustainable Manufacturing Finland
toni.mattila (at)

Jeni Särmäkari
Program Coordinator
jeni.sarmakari (at)

Business Finland: Team Finland House

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