Press release
June 2, 2009

Tekes funds Tuxera’s research and development

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, has decided to fund Tuxera Ltd’s research and development activities.

“We are very pleased with the funding decision. This funding ensures that the development of our core product, NTFS driver, will meet the requirements of the most demanding environments in the future. The funding also allows us to invest in our growth strategy”, says Mikko Välimäki, CEO, Tuxera Ltd.

Tuxera’s NTFS driver is a freely and commercially available and supported read/write NTFS driver for Linux, Mac OS X and other operating systems. The development has been ongoing for over 10 years and commercial support has been given since 2002.

For further information:

Mikko Välimäki, CEO
Tel. +358-50-598-0498
email: mikko at tuxera dot com

Szabolcs Szakacsits, President and CTO
Tel. +358-40-823-3360
email: szaka at tuxera dot com

About Tuxera. Tuxera leads the development of the industry-standard NTFS driver that guarantees plug and play Windows interoperability. Building on the success of open source, the driver has today over 10 million installations in production use. Tuxera’s customers include leading software, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. Together we design, implement and support the future of file system interoperability. See more from

About Tekes. Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. See more from