about & partners

about & partners

Nordic Innovation Accelerator® is an international cleantech business network connecting innovations with market opportunities and funding. The services include digital open innovation platform and the Cleantech Venture Day® -event.

Nordic innovation Accelerator® offers an effective way for large corporates to find solutions for renewal and a way for startups and SMEs to find new business opportunities, partners and investors.

Nordic Innovation Accelerator® was launched in 2013 in cooperation with Veolia and in the beginning of 2016, following the first successful years of operation, Nordic Innovation Accelerator Ltd. was founded by Green Campus Innovations and Lahti Region Development Company LADEC. Nordic Innovation Accelerator Ltd. continues the development work together with large partner network to ensure finding solutions from the best innovative companies in the Nordics.

Nordic Innovation Accelerator is also a founding member of a global network Global Cleantech Cluster Association and is digitally connecting innovation hubs all around the world.

If you wish to be part of the partner network or open your own innovation call, don’t hesitate to contact us!


  • Mika Sulkinoja, Executive Vice President,
    Nordic Innovation Accelerator


    +358 50 357 1723

  • Anu Pousi, Development Manager,
    Nordic Innovation Accelerator


    +358 40 843 1130

  • Nina Harjula, Chairman of the board, Nordic Innovation Accelerator


    +358 50 518 0915

  • Nordic Innovation Accelerator

    Askonkatu 9

    15100 Lahti, Finland

Nordic partners

Cleantech Finland is a network of top Finnish cleantech companies and experts. They bring the world’s best cleantech solutions and expertise to companies and public-sector organisations that have environmental or energy-efficiency problems that need solving. Their also connect potential investors and partners with the best cleantech experts in the market.

Cleantech Finland is the hub for cleantech activity in Finland and they work closely with an extensive network of partner organizations both in Finland and internationally.

Swedish Cleantech

Swedish Cleantech is the official business-to-business platform for Swedish companies. The purpose of Swedish Cleantech is to contribute to the development, commercialisation and export of Swedish environmental technology.

The Website is operated and developed by the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Tillväxtverket, in cooperation with the authorities, industry and stakeholder associations, as well as regional environmental technology actors.


CLEAN is Denmark's national cleantech cluster organisation with more than 170 members from the entire cleantech sector including 150 companies, 7 knowledge institutions and universities and a number of municipalities and regions.

CLEAN is a politically and technologically neutral platform where domestic and foreign companies, knowledge institutions and public authorities exchange knowledge and enter into new partnerships. This happens across industry boundaries as well as across the public and private sectors.


Cleantech ForEst (Cleantech for Estonia) is a cleantech network organisation, that aims to accelerate Estonian green innovation and develop a supporting ecosystem for it.

Cleantech ForEst builds a collaboration between cleantech businesses, government organisations and research, to create viable investment and business opportunities. They advance awareness and promote cross sector cooperation with community and networking events and support cleantech business idea creation and startups.


OREEC is a hub of innovative cleantech companies, organisations and research institutes located in the Oslo region. OREEC has 80 regional partners and a wide range of collaborators in the whole cleantech sector in Norway.

OREEC's ambition is to contribute to solving societal challenges linked to climate change. This is done this by using Norwegian cleantech and knowhow to create green growth opportunities both in Norway and at the international level. OREEC’s work is focused on building international networks and market opportunities, based on cooperation and partnerships between Norwegian stakeholders.


Global Network

Global Cleantech Cluster Association is harvesting the power of networking disparate local Cleantech clusters in a global market environment.

Global Cleantech Cluster Associations focus is on creating a global cluster collaboration system to drive sustainable regional economic development that is open, larger and more effective than what we have seen as of today.

YODEL drives the modernization of cross-border business collaboration by converging physical and digital cluster ecosystems.

YODEL complements existing networks and initiatives in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It facilitates unmatched international outreach through GCCA Cluster partner network and strategic collaboration with NIA – physically and digitally connecting local business ecosystems around the world.

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