FI: Finland  Research Council of Finland

The Research Council of Finland’s mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, to act as a science and science policy expert and to strengthen the position of science and research. We are an agency within the administrative branch of the Finnish Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. We have several scientific councils and committees, and our operations cover all scientific disciplines. We select the best and most promising projects for funding by means of high-level international peer review. Each year, our funding benefits some 5,000 researchers.


FI: Finland  Business Finland - Innovaatiorahoituskeskus Business Finland

With R&I and internationalization funding and services, Business Finland (BF) contributes to three key societal areas: economic growth, sustainability, and competitiveness. BF promotes economic growth and Finnish competitiveness by boosting added value, export income, and employment. Long-term growth is possible only if ecological and social sustainability is taken care of. Therefore, BF emphasizes sustainable solutions and rapidly growing global market opportunities. BF helps Finnish businesses and research groups to thrive and prosper by promoting sustainable solutions and transforming global thinking.