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Lahti Venture Program is a two-month program course during which multidisciplinary student teams seek and develop solutions for the business challenges of companies operating in the region.

Over the course of the program, the students will receive sparring and training from representatives of local companies and entrepreneurship experts alike. The program familiarises the students with different aspects of business operations, from forming a business idea to charting customer needs and commercialising the idea.

The program culminates in the Best Business Concept competition, from which the top companies select the best ideas for further co-operation. The winning team will be awarded a monetary prize, in addition to which the students may acquire traineeships/jobs at the companies involved.

The program provides the students with an amazing opportunity to create contacts and networks with top companies in the region, build their path into future working life and develop their own business know-how.

The program is worth 5 credits. The program is carried out in English. The program is designed for students of Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta University of Technology and the University of Helsinki.