13.06.2018

JYU support process for TUTLI call 1/2019

Business Finland "New Business from Research ideas" funding (so called TUTLI) opens on 1.1.2019, the deadline is 7th of March 2019.

Business Finland "New Business from Research ideas" funding (so called TUTLI) is research funding for project teams that are preparing commercialization of a research based business idea. The envisioned business volume must be global and significant.

Remember to register to the JYU TUTLI application process at Korppi. Business Finland requires that the applications are evaluated by the JYU support services. Research and Innovation Services provide a TUTLI application process for this purpose:

  • As soon as possible, communicate your TUTLI-project idea to advisors in Research and Innovation Services and reserve a meeting for personal coaching ->Contact RIS ris@jyu.fi. We will go through the main features of the funding and explain the IPR issues.
  • Second meeting 29.1. at 9 – 11 am, Agora B301: Importance of the team. Business developer and former entrepreneur Vesa Iikkanen shares his experience with TUTLI projects. 
  • Third meeting 5.2. at 12 – 16 pm, Ag C513.1: Elevator Pitch training by Ville Heikkinen, Butterfly Ventures. He will also tell you what venture capitalist is looking for in an investment case. Remember to send your draft of the project plan to RIS for commenting round at the latest on 8th of February.
  • Fourth meeting 12.2. at 9 – 12 am, Ag B301: Last chance to practice Elevator Pitch. We will also go through the main points of your TUTLI application.
  • Fifth meeting 21.2. between 8 - 17, about 20 minutes for each team, Agora C513.1: Elevator Pitches for the Business Finland representatives.
  • Remember to start the online TUTLI application and send your project plan to RIS for commenting round at the latest on 8th of February! Prepare the budget for the project, as well as the Converis-form together with the project secretary at the Service Center.

    Business Finland can fund 70% of the total cost of projects that have high commercial potential and set the basis for a new business activity. The executing faculty (or department) will cover 30 % of the cost as self-financing. The rector has promised to cover part of this self-financing. The condition of the rectors 7,5 % funding are:
  • Business Finland and the executing faculty/department is committed to finance their share of the project.
  • A representative of Research and Innovation services is in the steering group of the project.
  • The key contributors of the TUTLI team ”participate in a pre-incubator program, e.g. at the in-house company Business Factory (Yritystehdas)

Start working on your project plan well on time. You can test your TUTLI idea anytime – come and meet the advisors at Research and Innovation Services or send the description of your TUTLI idea to ris@jyu.fi

Remember to register to the JYU TUTLI application process at Korppi. More information about the call can be found (in Finnish) at the website of Business Finland.