State Research Institutes

Alongside research units in the higher education sector, State research institutes, i.e. research institutes in the sectors of different administrative fields, play a significant role in the innovation system as developers of a society based on scientific information. By their volume of research funding, the largest research institutes are the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Finnish Forest Research Institute and MTT Agrifood Research Finland in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as well as the National Institute for Health and Welfare in the administrative sector of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

 

State Research Institutes