Smart Otaniemi

Turning tomorrow’s technology
into today’s business.

Working together

At Smart Otaniemi, we test future technologies and new business models with pilot projects. Our ecosystem makes it easy to work together, and it multiplies the opportunities for success and cooperation. Modern product development processes, and lean and agile prototyping are at the core of our operations.


Smart Otaniemi has strong connections to a wide variety of industries and experts, giving us access to a broad range of business knowhow and technical expertise, as well as good opportunities for making new contacts. Our ecosystem is supported by Business Finland, as well as leading Finnish innovation organisations (VTT and Aalto University). Smart Otaniemi provides efficient and effective support to all participants.

A flexible environment

Smart Otaniemi provides a flexible environment for innovators and pilot projects. We provide efficient and effective support to all participants in the innovation ecosystem. We’re looking for new partners and new ideas, and there are many ways to get involved. We welcome investors, business partners and researchers to join us in creating a smarter world.

Otaniemi area

Smart Otaniemi is based in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland. Here, we are close to the Aalto University campus and the VTT Technical Research Centre, as well as being right next to the headquarters of several large global technology companies, and many of Finland’s research and development organisations.

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