Boosting the Internationalization of Cleantech SMEs

BICS - Boosting the Internationalization of Cleantech SMEs is a two-year (2015-2017) research project funded by the Green Growth programme within the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES). The main goal of the BICS project is to accelerate the internationalization and growth of Cleantech SMEs by developing new capabilities, business models, networks and value propositions to innovate, commercialize and profit from Cleantech innovations in global markets.

The research project is led by researchers from the School of Business and Management at Lappeenranta University of Technology. The key project partners are leading Finnish Cleantech companies and associations including AW-Energy, EasyledTPI Control, Watrec, Oilon and Cleantech Finland & Finpro.



Contact Us

Sami Saarenketo

Professor, Project leader

tel. +358 50 308 6181


Lasse Torkkeli

Post-Doctoral Researcher,

Project manager

tel. +358 40 359 1740