Since 1640, the University of Helsinki has been the home of research activities that have an impact both in Finland and abroad. Research helps in solving problems, improves the quality of life, produces knowledge to support decision-making and engenders novel innovations.
Usually, research impact is established over a long period of time, through collaboration between various parties. New insights and applications are based on prior high-quality research.
Take a look at examples of our influential research in different fields of science. More content will be added to the list. Further information on research-based innovations can also be obtained from Helsinki Innovation Services, while the latest research news can be found under the University news.