Founding date: 1976
Number of members: 1800 in the four member academies
Management and Staff: 2,5
Annual Budget: 570.000 €
Financing and sources:
Government Support • 98%
Member academies • 2 %
The Council of Finnish Academies is a cooperative body for the four science academies in Finland. The Council works to promote high quality scientific research and the impact of research in society.
The committee of international affairs.
– In the summer 2018, the national membership at Euro-CASE was transferred from Technology Academy Finland (TAF) to The Council of Finnish Academies (CoFA). CoFA is a cooperative body for the four academies of sciences & letters and technology & engineering in Finland. This arrangement allows all the academies to be informed about and involved in the activities of Euro-CASE.
– Technology Academy Finland awarded the biennial one-million-euro Millennium Technology Prize to Dr. Tuomo Suntola In May 2018. Suntola’s prize-winning ALD (atomic layer deposition) innovation is a nanoscale technology in use all over the world.
– The Innovation award for women, awarded by the Finnish Parliament in co-operation with Technology Academy Finland, has been granted in 2017 and 2018. The award is worth 110.000 €.