The research programme is designed to reinforce Finland’s status as an internationally leading expert in Arctic issues. The programme has four themes:

•Good-quality life in the north
•Economic activity and infrastructure in Arctic circumstances
•The northern climate and environment
•Cross-border Arctic policy

A copy of the Arctic Research Programme memorandum is availalble for download here.

The research programme will facilitate closer collaboration between national actors in the field. It will also provide excellent opportunities for international research collaboration.

The Arctic Research Programme has a two-stage call.
The deadline for letters of intent is 29 April 2014 at 16:15.

Plpease visit the Academy of Finland web-site for further details.