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The Council of Finnish Academies (CoFA)

Member Academies

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The Council of Finnish Academies, c/o Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
Mariankatu 5 A / 00170 Helsinki Finland

T. +358 50 31 35 112

info@academies.fi
www.academies.fi

Identity

Jarl-Thure ERIKSSON
President

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 %

Mission

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.

Working groups

The committee of international affairs.

Highlights 2019

– 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.