Commercialisation of research
The high-quality research conducted at the University of Helsinki and the innovations resulting from are of far-reaching benefit to the society. Competitive innovations, commercialisation projects, inventions and patents with global impact make research available to different sectors, and provide a range of collaboration opportunities. We serve as a growth medium for startups and spinoffs.
Meaningful solutions from world-class research

We create, accelerate and commercialise innovations based on top research. At their best, innovations can grow into success stories that enhance well-being and facilitate a more sustainable future. Together with companies and investors, we increase the impact of science-based innovations by making solutions available to everyone.

Helsinki Innovation Services (HIS)

Owned by the University of Helsinki, Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (HIS) helps researchers turn their research results into commercial successes. HIS connects researchers with the business world, evaluates the commercial significance of research ideas and can help researchers with matters such as finding funding for the preparation of commercialisation, licensing, applying for patents and establishing spinout companies. HIS also helps companies find investors and leadership staff.

Examples of commercialisation projects
Examples of spinout companies