According to the charter of the Foundation of the Finnish Institute in Japan its purpose is to promote the knowledge of the Finnish culture, science, higher education, technology and economy and the collaboration in these fields between Finland and Japan. The Institute identifies and anticipates the development and cooperation needs between the both countries in science, culture and education and helps potential partners to find each other.
Bridgebuilder for sustainable futures in science, culture and higher education.
Initiative and creativity
The Institute identifies opportunities in its fields of activity and takes initiatives based on them.
Flexibility and resilience
The institute can quickly react to changing circumstances when needed.
Reliability and expertise
The institute is a reliable and knowledgeable partner in all its fields of activity, and the results of the efficiency of its operations is constantly being measured and improved
HOW WE WORK
We build networks of experts in long-term.
We strengthen the collaboration in science, technology, culture and higher education.
Scenarios of the sustainable futures of culture, science and technology, and promoting interaction.
Current changes in society and culture such as
- Well-being at work
- Improving women’s position in Japan
- Challenges with the aging population
Research of the history of the relations between Finland and Japan
- The impact of G. J. Ramstedt
- The impact of Konni Zilliacus
(The strategy has been updated in November 2021.)