Finland


Suomen Akatemia (AKA)

The Academy of Finland’s mission is to fund high-quality scientific research, provide expertise in science and science policy, and strengthen the position of science and research.  The Academy is an agency within the administrative branch of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, and the Academy’s activities cover the full spectrum of scientific disciplines. The Academy selects the best and most promising research projects for funding by means of an international peer review procedure. Each year some 5000 researchers benefit from the Academy funding.

Contact Person: Jukka Tanskanen, e-mail: Jukka.Tanskanen@aka.fi

Website: http://www.aka.fi/en