Fortum Startup Collaboration

Fortum is a leading clean energy company, and with our world-class brand and expertise, we can support startups to develop and validate their solutions and offer access to new markets and customers. For us working with startups means faster renewal and keeping up to date with the latest technologies. We run several pilot projects together with startups every year with the aim to scale the successful pilots to full commercial contracts.

Do you have a solution for a cleaner future?

What type of solutions are we looking for?

Hydro Power

Predictive Maintenance, Demand Forecasting, Dam Safety & Inspections


Digital Twin, Project Optimization Tools, Life-Time Yield Analysis

Recycling & Waste

Battery Recycling and Analytics, Plastic Sorting, Platform Economy


Performance Optimization, Production Forecasting, Blade Mgmt. Systems

District Heating

Digital Services for Consumers, Automation & Optimization, Decarbonization of Heating

Consumer Solutions

Digital Consumer Services, Digital Enterprise Solutions, EV Charging Optimization

Fortum + Startups

Let’s join forces!

What we offer

  • World class brand & reputation to support your goals
  • Network of our 8 000+ experts to guide your way
  • Access to our customer base and new markets
  • Support from sparring to funding and investor referrals

How we work

  • Fast response and open feedback on your collaboration/pilot proposal
  • Commercial pilot projects - we value your efforts
  • Scaling & concrete next steps are the aim from the first pilot
  • Lean contracting & structured piloting process for startups

Funding opportunities

In addition to pilot opportunities, we offer access to business development support and funding through our corporate venturing initiatives Valkea Growth Club and Valo Ventures. 


Let's explore what we can achieve together!