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.
– CoFA hosted EASAC (European Academies’ Science Advisory Council) Council and Bureau Meetings in Helsinki, June 2019.
– CoFA nominated national representatives to several international science organisations, such as ISC, IAP, ALLEA, EASAC, Euro-CASE, CAETS and SAPEA, and shared their reports and publications to decision-makers, science organisations and media in Finland.
– CoFA arranged several public discussions and events, where experts discussed currentimportant topics, e.g. based on the reports of international science organisations.