Baltic Innovation Agency

We help you to BIA – Be Innovative and Agile. 

Baltic Innovation Agency (BIA) provides innovation, business development and technology transfer services to companies and startups aiming for growth, and to public and third sector organizations. In addition to consulting services, we also initiate and develop projects in our core fields of expertise: innovation (developing new products and services, business model innovation, social innovation), sustainable and green economic growth, startup ecosystem development, cluster development, and smart city solutions.

BIA is a member of  Enterprise Europe Network  with the aim to help European startups grow. Furthermore, BIA is a founder of the living lab and testbed platform  Smart City Lab that focuses on development of new smart city services in Estonia. BIA is also a founding member of startup accelerator  Buildit that offers financing and mentorship for startups to achieve global growth. 

“THIS PAGE” ~ Kiwa

Our work in numbers

Don’t just take our word for it… here is our success in numbers. 

M. EUR total project volume
International projects implemented
International projects
Years of experience

Our Team

The BIA team. A wealth of experience. 

Rene Tõnnisson


Kadri Uus

Funding Services Lead

Tõnis Eelma

IT Developments Lead

Richard Henahan

Analysis Services Lead

Mart Veliste

Innovation Services Lead

Kertu Ling

Management Services Lead

When we´re not busy with making innovation happen, we enjoy the work of talented Estonian artists. Many of them have found their way to our office via the Tartu Young Artist Auction. Some of them can also be seen on our website, including works by Markus Kasemaa, Edward von Lõngus, KIWA, etc.

“Surmatants” ~ Edward von Lõngus