Finn-ARMA Network

Finnish Association of Research Managers and Advisors

Finn-ARMA Network brings together research administration and management experts from higher education institutions and research institutes in Finland. Currently the network has ca. 500 members working in 17 thematic groups where the most of the actual activities take place. Finn-ARMA network co-operates with other national parties providing its expertise for joint projects and contributing to the general development of its field.

Tasks of the network:

  • To promote cooperation, professional development and exchange of information between experts working in research administration, research support and research services in higher education institutions and research institutes.
  • To support and promote training opportunities for network experts.
  • To participate in the coordination and implementation of national projects. To propose necessary development projects.
  • To provide opinions and appoint experts.
  • To maintain contacts with key stakeholders nationally and internationally.
  • To promote the development of an overall picture of trends and needs in the area of research management and administration (in particular regarding digitalisation).
  • The network is responsible for the development of reference architecture within it’s field and maintains the national research administration and management vocabulary.