Natural Resources Institute Finland starts operations from 1 January 2015

MTT Agrifood Research Finland, the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla), the Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute (RKTL) and the statistical services of the Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Tike) are to be merged under a new entity called Natural Resources Institute Finland as of 1 January 2015.

The rationale for establishing the new Natural Resources Institute Finland is to boost natural resources research which is fundamental for building a future for bioeconomy and welfare state. The needs of decision-makers, businesses and other clients are growing, and the challenges facing societies are becoming increasingly complex. Natural Resources Institute Finland will develop bioeconomy research widely and look for increasingly integrated solutions to societal problems.

Read the full press release HERE.

Last updated: 15.10.2013