Innovation interstate

This presentation provides perspectives on the versatile roles that Tekes has had in boosting Finnish innovations. According to a survey based on the Sfinno project, Tekes has played a significant role in 60 per cent of totally new innovations. The importance of Tekes's role has increased for long-lasting innovations.

The presentation is based on a long-term Sfinno project on Finnish innovations carried out by VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland. The project identified and collected data on nearly 5,000 innovations.

In the Innovation interstate you can follow the path of seven selected themes from the early 1980s to the present.


You can move forward or back in time by using

  1. the scroll wheel
  2. arrow up / arrow down on keyboard
  3. the arrows in the upper left corner
  4. finger scrolling (on mobile devices)

By placing the cursor on different icons, you can view detailed information on the innovations.

Click here to start!