The International Public Voting of StarT 12.3.-8.4.2018!

The StarT contestant videos of 2018 have now been released on the Youtube channel of StarT. Go check them out, vote for your favourites and get inspired by project based learning! Vote for your favourites by giving them a like before the 8th of April and have a say on who the StarT nominees of 2018 will be!

Welcome to Start 2017-2018!

A learning community, a specialist, a student, a company... Everyone is welcome to StarT! Find your own role - either working on the projects or supporting the projects as a specialist or sponsor. For more information subscribe to our newsletter below, and if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact the StarT team at
Welcome all around the world to learn and share through project-based learning! The StarT project has been launched in honour of Finland’s centenary by The LUMA Centre Finland, together with its network of cooperation partners. Schools, kindergartens, families and extracurricular activity groups from all around the world are invited to invest in the future and take part in StarT to share the excitement of collaborative learning!

Join StarT Go Edu! virtual science club!

StarT Go Edu! is a virtual science club in which anyone can participate anywhere at any time. Just watch the videos, see the instructions and let the students carry out their own investigations and observe the environment!

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Welcome to StarT 2017 – 2018!

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The Minister of Education of Finland Awarded Top Science Projects of Children And Youths in An International StarT Gala

The International StarT Gala was held on Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 in which three of the top pr...

StarT team

Dr Maija Aksela

Dr Maija Aksela


Anette Markula

Anette Markula

International project manager

M.Sc. Outi Haatainen

M.Sc. Outi Haatainen

Project manager

Please don't hesitate to contact us!