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Appendix table 3. Central government R&D funding by administrative sector in 2021 and 2022

Administrative sector / Organisation R&D funding
EUR million /2021 EUR million / 2022 Change 2021-2022/EUR million Change 2021-2022 . %
Ministry of Education and Culture 1,298.9 1,354.5 55.6 4.3
Universities 724.0 721.9 -2.2 -0.3
Universities of applied sciences 80.7 90.3 9.6 11.9
Academy of Finland 449.0 476.9 27.9 6.2
Other 45.2 65.5 20.3 45.0
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment 676.3 883.0 206.7 30.6
Business Finland 540.4 741.1 200.7 37.1
Government research institutions 99.2 97.1 -2.1 -2.1
Other 36.6 44.8 8.1 22.2
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 67.8 70.2 2.4 3.5
Government research institutions 23.4 25.3 1.8 7.8
University Hospitals 21.0 20.0 -1.0 -4.8
Other 23.4 24.9 1.5 6.6
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 69.5 72.0 2.5 3.6
Government research institutions 59.3 63.0 3.7 6.2
Other 10.1 8.9 -1.2 -12.0
Ministry of Defence 45.9 44.5 -1.4 -3.1
Ministry of Transport and Communications 14.5 17.0 2.6 17.8
Government research institutions 9.2 9.0 -0.2 -1.8
Other 5.3 8.0 2.8 52.4
Ministry of the Environment 18.6 20.3 1.7 9.2
Government research institutions 13.0 13.5 0.6 4.3
Other 5.6 6.8 1.2 20.6
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 4.2 6.7 2.5 58.3
Ministry of Finance 5.1 5.4 0.3 6.5
Government research institutions 3.5 3.5 0.1 2.6
Other 1.6 1.8 0.2 15.0
the Parliament of Finland 3.9 4.3 0.4 9.7
Ministry of Justice 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.9
Ministry of the Interior 0.5 0.6 0.1 9.4
Prime Minister's Office 10.6 9.1 -1.5 -14.3
TOTAL 2,216.8 2,488.5 271.8 12.3

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

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Updated 24.2.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Government R&D funding in the state budget [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3250. 2022, Appendix table 3. Central government R&D funding by administrative sector in 2021 and 2022 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.6.2022].
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