Appendix table 3. Central government R&D funding by administrative sector in 2020 and 2021

Administrative sector / Organisation R&D funding
EUR million /2020 EUR million / 2021 Change 2020-2021/EUR million Change 2020-2021 . %
Ministry of Education and Culture 1,337.8 1,298.9 -38.9 -2.9
   Universities 690.4 724.0 33.6 4.9
   Universities of applied sciences 72.9 80.7 7.8 10.6
   Academy of Finland 524.8 449.0 -75.8 -14.4
   Other 49.7 45.2 -4.5 -9.0
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment 1,514.0 876.3 -637.7 -42.1
   Business Finland 1,387.5 740.4 -647.1 -46.6
   Government research institutions 98.7 99.2 0.6 0.6
   Other 27.8 36.7 8.9 31.9
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 83.6 67.8 -15.8 -18.9
   Government research institutions 28.1 23.4 -4.6 -16.5
   University Hospitals 21.0 21.0 0.0 0.0
   Other 34.5 23.4 -11.2 -32.4
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 58.4 69.5 11.1 19.0
   Government research institutions 56.9 59.3 2.4 4.2
   Other 1.4 10.1 8.7 609.1
Ministry of Defence 44.3 45.9 1.6 3.6
Ministry of Transport and Communications 15.1 14.5 -0.7 -4.4
   Government research institutions 9.5 9.2 -0.3 -3.4
   Other 5.6 5.3 -0.4 -6.3
Ministry of the Environment 18.3 18.6 0.3 1.5
   Government research institutions 10.0 13.0 3.0 29.4
   Other 8.3 5.6 -2.7 -32.2
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 5.5 4.2 -1.3 -22.9
Ministry of Finance 5.2 5.1 -0.2 -3.3
   Government research institutions 3.5 3.5 0.0 -0.6
   Other 1.8 1.6 -0.2 -8.6
the Parliament of Finland 3.8 3.9 0.1 2.9
Ministry of Justice 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
Ministry of the Interior 0.5 0.5 0.0 3.9
Prime Minister's Office 10.9 10.6 -0.3 -3.0
TOTAL 3,098.5 2,416.8 -681.7 -22.0

Source: Government R&D funding in the state budget, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heidi Pirkola 029 551 3246, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

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Updated 25.2.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Government R&D funding in the state budget [e-publication].
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