About us

We create impactful business opportunities and renewal by simplifying the communication between large corporations and innovative startups and SMEs.
We use the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for our activities.

Contact us

Mika Sulkinoja

Executive Vice President


+358 50 357 1723

Anu Pousi

Development Manager


+358 40 843 1130

Nina Harjula

Chairman of the board


+358 50 518 0915

Creating sustainable success stories

NIA - Nordic Innovation Accelerator - runs the online platform GLOBENIA. We are a network connecting large corporates and institutions with innovative SMEs and researchers globally to create impactful business opportunities and to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

NIA Ltd is fully independent open platform based in Lahti, Finland. We are connected to Nordic innovation ecosystem through our partner, and to global innovation networks such as Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) and IsDB. 

We share the UN Sustainable Development Goals as framework for our mission and activities. 

Connect with us today - let’s achieve Our Global Goal together!


Nordic Innovation Accelerator
Askonkatu 9
15100 Lahti, Finland

Global opportunities for innovators
New technologies for solution seekers



since 2010


since 1974


since 2013

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.

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.

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.

Cleantech ForEst is an Estonian non-profit that funds early stage green technology startups, advances environmental education and supports energy experts.

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.

Global network

Global Cleantech Cluster Association is harvesting the power of networking the 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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