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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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Team of Business Mill

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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Improving the production efficiency of timber companies

For our customers, Vankkapuu Oy and Savitaipaleen Teknolista Oy, a system for measuring production efficiency was developed in cooperation with the ERDF-funded Twininno project. The project kicked off during a Business Mill visit when we got to talk...
Pylväskegillä tolpassa

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...
Sami, Kaisa ja robotti Sunrobin tiloissa

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.
Henkauksen pojat ja paikalliset yrittäjät suunnittelutöissä

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.

Open House Tour

The Open House Tour event on the Lappeenranta campus aims to bring together the service providers and students interested in entrepreneurship on the campus. In autumn 2022 the event was organised for the second time, and we were involved in theRead more

Lenax Oy and U-design were chosen as the winners of IDEARACE 2022

The final of the IDEARACE business idea competition was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The event was held at Finnkino IsoKristiina and attracted a large audience. Read more.Read more

IDEARACE final winners are Wiredo and KK Haapaselkä Oy

On Thursday 22 April 2021, the IDEARACE final competition brought together 10 teams that pitched their business ideas. Which teams were awarded?Read more

Luontoterveyskeskus is the winner of the Pitch It idea race – the competition culminated in an online final event on 6 May 2020

The winner of the first Pitch It idea race in South Karelia is Luontoterveyskeskus. The three jury members particularly highlighted the social significance and mission of the winning business idea. The concept was well formulated, and the team’sRead more

Support for building a team

Multifaceted skills and knowledge are needed within a team. One person can have many skills, but only few people know everything that is necessary to run a startup business. Business Mill can help you build a good team.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