Open Tampere

The Open Tampere –program of the city of Tampere is a project engine with which one strives to help the birth of new growth companies, create internationally substantial business and promote controlled structural changes of traditional industry in such a way that in 2018 Tampere is still the most attractive city for versatile business.

Ursa Astronomical Association

Astronomical Association Ursa is the oldest and largest amateur astronomy association in Finland. Ursa’s primary focus is to advance astronomical education in Finland and to promote interest in astronomy. This year Ursa set their own local challenge for Spaceship. Check it out!

Nokia Developer

Nokia Developer supports developers targeting Windows Phone, Asha and Nokia X platforms. This is their second year of sponsoring Spaceship. This time their offering is just pure awesome. Take the challenge and get to a Zero G flight!


Digia is born out of passion and ability to create everyday success. They help leading organizations in developing services, steering operations and utilizing information at home and abroad. In 2012, Digia acquired Qt from Nokia. In Spaceship they’ll be giving live webinars about Qt.


Did you know Angry Birds Space was launched from the International Space Station? Turns out Rovio just loves space stuff. Besides Angry Birds, they are also known for throwing good parties. Thanks again Rovio!



Protacon Group is a Finnish high technology engineering and service company providing reliable, efficient and flexible solutions to improve the customers’ productivity and competitive strength. Their tools and services suit the needs of sales, production, maintenance & upkeep, project management.


Futurice is the lean service creation company based in Finland, Germany and the UK. They believe in an open culture that fosters happy, motivated people. Futurice is sponsoring the Space Bowling party for us!

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Finnish Meteorological Institute

The Finnish Meteorological Institute is the government agency responsible for gathering and reporting weather data and forecasts in Finland. They’ve been providing us some topnotch speakers. These people really know their stuff.

New Factory

New Factory is more than just a funky business incubation center in downtown Tampere, Finland – it is an innovation platform. It connects business and people providing the space, tools and facilitation for collaboration.

Space Bowling

Space Bowling offers 8 bowling lanes, 10 billiard tables, 3 snooker tables and 3 curling tables surrounded with awesome space themed interior. Remember to register for the party.


Devaamo is a non-profit association that advances the possibilities for open source development, and supports open source developers in various ways. Devaamo even provided beer taps for the Spaceship ry launch party.


Holvi is an account that helps you plan and run activities. Together with others. It’s a whole new perspective on banking services. They do our banking and we’ve been happy. You can also find our spaceshop set up at Holvi.