The Geological Survey of Finland

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, as well as promote sustainable growth.

GTK is one of the leading centres of excellence in applied geosciences in Europe, with strong strategic partnerships in Finland, throughout Europe and globally. GTK offers an internationally oriented work environment with highly trained personnel and a cutting-edge research infrastructure. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create innovations and solutions that help our stakeholders succeed.

Our areas of scientific expertise are sustainable minerals, geoinformatics, mine and industrial environments, geomaterials and groundwater. We are currently focusing new resources and efforts on building expertise in geoenergy, as well as geosciences related to underground construction and city modelling.

Arctic research at GTK is realized in projects. These projects are focused on three themes; Natural resources of the Arctic, Environmental research and Arctic smartness projects.