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We walk with you throughout your business’s life cycle. We help, advise, support and guide you and your business to a path of growth. Our expert services are free for everyone, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Are you- or do you plan to become an entrepreneur?

Business Mill is a modern business incubator to serve skills-based businesses that aim at growth and internationalization. Business Mill provides access to the knowledge base accumulated in the Skinnarila Campus. Read more about our services below or take a look at our Frequently asked questions -section.

Our services

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Business Mill linked the local small business with the university’s know-how

In a Business Finland development project for about a year, the company took action to make the production more efficient. LUT University got on board with the development work. Now the company can step up production and respond to larger orders in...
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From waste to business

Business Mill tapped THRSTY Oy, a maker of juices from discarded fruit, into the pool of knowledge at LUT University and LAB University of Applied Sciences.
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Brisk growth with a new range of luminaires

Tehdasvalo Oy, focuses on industrial lighting and produces industrial lamps.The company praises the corona funding scheme. It kicked off a long-time dream, and the company will certainly not stop developing new products.

Cooperation with universities pays off

Sami Pörsti, Managing Director at Sunrob Packaging Oy, encourages everyone to keep in touch with universities. For businesses and teams, Business Mill opens a door to the knowledge reserves at the university campus.
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Business Mill connected local entrepreneurs and international students

Business Mill connected local entrepreneurs and international students. This marked the start of a business that creates jobs and develops world-class high tech.

Business Mill helped DYP International Oy to scale their business

Vesa Eskelinen: ”I wanted to scale my own business and introduce a new application in the market”. Business Mill helped him to find the right resources to develop his business.

Trust and confidence through coaching

Since spring 2019 Managing Director Sampo Holm has used Business Mill’s coaching services to define the business concept. “Coaching is a must for a startup developing new ideas.”

A team of mates started it, Business Mill guided them to the right track

Juho Voutilainen from Rokka Knives Oy encourages all entrepreneurs who are ”seriously planning for major growth” to contact Business Mill in an early stage.

Great potential in a little idea

Business Mill has provided Anne, and her business idea, with access to experts in the Skinnarila Campus, inspiring coaching services, and instructions for funding applications.

Business Mill on summerbreak between 19.7-1.8.2021

Business Mill's team will enjoy the summer and get prepared for autumn's new attempts. We will close our remote offices between 19.7.-1.8.2021. At other times at least one of us will be on call.   Have a relaxing summer! Let's get back brightly toRead more

Business Mill's Christmas Greetings

The Business Mill team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a better New Year 2021!Read more

Creating something new – our business idea competition is approaching the final online

The Pitch It idea race will enter the final stage on 6 May 2020, when the judges choose the winner among the six finalists. Which team will win 5000€?Read more

Corona help: Key players have joined forces in South Karelia

We have agreed on joint use of resources and extended opening hours in customer service. Read more.Read more

Our activities during the corona virus epidemia

Our service will continue subject to the instructions of the authorities. Please read specific information here.Read more

Clone of Our activities during the corona virus epidemia

Our service will continue subject to the instructions of the authorities. Please read specific information here.Read more

Pitch It Idea Race competition attracted 24 entries – six finalists now selected

We got 24 diverse and innovative business ideas. A big thanks to all!Read more

Privacy policy

We want to take good care of your personal data. Just as we care for our customers.Read more

Business Mill’s concept and strengths

Business Mill provides unique business services. The incubator activities commenced in October 2018. Since then a lot has been going on, and we have launched the activities successfully. Read here about Business Mill’s strengths.Read more

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

This article collects the frequently asked questions about Business Mill operations. Whether in the idea, startup or growth stage, your business will benefit from our support services. Read more