Lahti Venture Program is an educational program based on an idea of growth, development and renewal. The program aims to help the companies in Lahti region to renew and develop their operations through innovative solutions, using the latest and most up-to-date skills of the university students.

The program is carried out as a collaboration between the University of Helsinki, LUT University, LAB University of Applied Sciences and Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd.


For companies Lahti Venture Program is a chance to find new ideas, business potential and solutions to the companys’ challenges. It is also an excellent opportunity to meet skilled people in the area – perhaps even find the next talent for your company.

For students the program provides 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.

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The program is designed for students of Lahti University of Applied Sciences,  LUT University and the University of Helsinki.