Neurosciences in Finland

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Neuroscience in Finland

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Research in neurosciences has a solid foundation in Finland. Finnish researchers and research groups as well as health care personnel are renowned for their reliable and high-caliber work.

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Finns are a research-friendly people. The Finnish social security system and individual social security numbers ensure that the background information of the samplers is traceable yet secure.

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The research infrastructure in Finland adheres to high international standard and is almost always accessible to diverse operators (researchers and companies at home and abroad). Finland also has high-quality national research registries.

Kuopio, Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Jyväskylä

Oulu, Tampere, Turku

Oulu
Oulu University
Oulu University Hospital
Oulu Medical Research Center

Tampere
Tampere University
Tampere University Hospital

Turku
University of Turku
Turku University Hospital

Partners

High-class research and reliability come together in Finland.

Neurocenter Finland

Neurocenter Finland is a one-stop shop for research in neurosciences and product development. It facilitates innovations and development of new personalized healthcare.

A key objective is to create a structure of collaboration and platform for researchers and other stakeholders. Furthermore, it makes relevant information in neurosciences conveniently available.

What's new

2.7.2020

Neurocenter Finland pilot projects enhance national cooperation in neuroscience research

In a preparatory phase in 2018, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health granted Neurocenter Finland EUR 900,000 in state aid for pilot projects in clinical research and treatment as well as for... Read more

25.6.2020

Finnadvance’s organ-on-chip technology can be used to model human organ tissues

Oulu-based Finnadvance is developing organ-on-chip devices that have great potential in drug development. Experts from Neurocenter Finland have helped the company's path to growth. Organ-on-chip... Read more

10.6.2020

Update on the Functional Brain Imaging Biobank Pilot Project

For many diseases of the brain, particularly various kinds of dementia, early-stage diagnosis is usually challenging because of the lack of accurate, objective diagnostic tools. To improve this... Read more

29.5.2020

Happy World MS Day!

World MS Day is celebrated on 30.05. Pioneering interdisciplinary work on multiple sclerosis (MS) is being carried out in pilot project coordinated by Neurocenter Finland, which have brought together... Read more

29.5.2020

Save the Date: BrainBreak meetings

BrainBreaks are regularly organized, relaxed afternoon coffee breaks especially for the neuroresearchers, but also for other operators interested in brain health. The main aim is to offer networking... Read more

6.4.2020

Potential breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease – drug candidate CDNF could stop the progression of the disease and improve symptoms

The novel drug candidate CDNF, discovered at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, could be a disease-modifying treatment of Parkinson’s disease in addition to alleviating its... Read more