COST Targeted Network TN1302

The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)


Position Title:
Member of WG1
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Expertise relevant to the Targeted Network 

Knowledge of international research funding services of UH (related to the research funding application process, especially EC funding)



University of Helsinki is a research university (member of LERU) with almost 20 000 students and 8400 staff members. The university, with almost 4,000 researchers and teachers, operates on four campuses in Helsinki and at 19 other locations. There are 35,000 students, and a further 60,000 participate in adult education. 

The University of Helsinki is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The high quality research carried out by the university creates new knowledge for educating diverse specialists in various fields, and for utilization in social decision-making and the business sector.


Project administration. University of Helsinki benefits from the high-level administrative support and long year experience on the administration of EU projects supplied by the UH headquarters. This also includes the large experience of the administrative staff in handling EU projects and especially IPs. This guarantees an efficient and proper accomplishment of all duties involved. Research sector offers support to researchers mainly in pre-award issues such as legal and financial issues. The Finance department takes care of financial issues during the implementation phase of the projects.  

The international research funding services unit consist of 13 persons. I am one of our nine senior advisors, advising our PI’s on international research funding, especially EC funding. My area of responsibility is our bioscience campus/Viikki. 

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career

since 2013:

Senior Advisor at University of Helsinki