Business Cafe offers a meeting place for all students in Xamk who are interested in innovation activities and entrepreneurship. In Business Cafe we share info about:

  • innovation and entrepreneurship studies
  • the RDI activities
  • entrepreneurship themed events the activities of the student entrepreneurship community (PatteriES)


The Xamk Startup Fund & Xamk Proto Studio Development Fund is managed by the Otsakorpi Foundation, Xamk and PatteriES. The purpose of the fund is to support student entrepreneurship, student-run startups, and students’ projects. Grants are given to students and student teams in the range of 250-1000 euros, which are intended for testing and development of the idea.

Grants are given based on written applications. The application periods will be announced after the funding is confirmed.



At patteri we create different events throughout the year. Check out the social media platforms to get the latest updates.

Who we are

At Patteri ES our main goal is to support entrepreneurs within the Kymmenlaakso Region. We support individuals and teams at the early stage level. If you have an idea but are not sure how to develop it, send us a message.

We are the decisive factor behind your success.

Throughout the activities, you get help and access to a wide network of professionals who operate in different nations. With the different events, you will be able to learn about concepts that will further support your development.

Our team consists of volunteers and dedicated individuals who are ready to “make things happen” . If you want to join the team send us an email at or reach out via the contact form.

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