Finland in FAIR

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

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:

Katri Huitu, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Director
- Delegate to FAIR Council

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

Antti Väihkönen, Helsinki Institute of Physics
- Advisor to the Finnish delegation to FAIR Council
- Advisor to the Finnish delegation to AFC

Ari Jokinen, University of Jyväskylä
- Delegate to In-kind Review Board (IKRB)
- Delegate to Resource Review Boards (RRB)


Tuomas Grahn, Helsinki Institute of Physics
E-Mail: tuomas.grahn(at)

Finnish research groups are members of the following FAIR collaborations: