Finland in FAIR

Finland signed the FAIR Convention on in Wiesbaden on 4th of October 2010, and declared its contribution to the FAIR construction to be 5 million Euro.

Finland is a member of the FAIR-NORD Consortium represented as the shareholder by the Swedish Research Council.

Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP) coordinates the Finnish activities in FAIR GmbH. HIP is a physics research institute that is operated jointly by the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, the University of Jyväskylä, the Lappeenranta University of Technology, and the Tampere University of Technology. The research activity at the institute covers an extensive range of subjects in theoretical physics and experimental subatomic physics.

Finnish representatives to FAIR:

Prof. Juha Äystö, Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP)
- Member of NUSTAR Resource Review Board (RRB)

Mrs. Jaana Aalto, Academy of Finland
- Finnish Delegate to Administrative and Finance Committee (AFC)

Prof. Paula Eerola, Helsinki Institute of Physics
- Finnish Delegate to FAIR Council

Dr. Mikko Sainio, Helsinki Institute of Physics
- Administrative and Finance Committee (AFC)
- Advisor to the Finnish delegate to FAIR Council

Prof. Ari Jokinen, University of Jyväskylä, FAIR Project Leader (HIP)
- FAIR In-kind Review Board (IKRB)
- Member of NUSTAR Resource Review Board  (RRB)
- Member of NUSTAR Board of Representatives


Prof. Juha Äystö, Director Helsinki Institute of Physics
Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP)
Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
E-Mail: juha.aysto(at)

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Finnish research groups are members of the following FAIR collaborations:


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