Our network consists of eight academic partners: University of Eastern Finland, Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Finnish Meteorological Institute, University of Jyväskylä, LUT University, University of Oulu and Tampere University and collaborators such as companies, hospitals and research institutes.

Director: professor Tanja Tarvainen, University of Eastern Finland.
Vice directors: professor Nuutti Hyvönen, Aalto University, and professor Samuli Siltanen, University of Helsinki.
Coordinators: Siiri Utriainen, University of Eastern Finland, and Mikko Helenius, Aalto University.


Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. It brings together research and education in technology, health and society. The University is known for its excellence in teaching and research and it collaborates with hundreds of universities and organisations worldwide. Its community consists of 21,000 students and over 4,000 staff members from more than 80 countries.

PIs: Jari Hyttinen, Jukka Peltola, Sampsa Pursiainen, Pasi Raumonen

LUT University

LUT University brings together the fields of business, technology and social sciences.
The strategic choices, scientific research, academic education and social interaction are all guided by the principles of ecological, economic and social sustainability. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which LUT seeks new solutions with its expertise in technology, business and social sciences. LUT helps society and businesses in their sustainable renewal.

PIs: Emilia Blåsten, Heikki Haario, Tapio Helin, Jesse Railo, Lassi Roininen, Andreas Rupp

University of Jyväskylä

The University of Jyväskylä is a human-centered environment of 2,500 experts and 14,500 students, with the goal of creating wisdom and wellbeing for all. The research group in inverse problems at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics focuses its research on fundamental aspects of inverse problems related to medical and seismic imaging. The group also coordinates the training in areas related to FAME on a national level.

PIs: Joonas Ilmavirta, Mikko Salo

Aalto University School of Science 

Aalto University is represented in FAME by the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis and the Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering at the Aalto School of Science. The FAME Principal Investigators at Aalto University are Antti Hannukainen, Hanna Renvall, Harri Hakula, Ilkka Nissilä and Nuutti Hyvönen, and they specialize in neurosciences and medical imaging, including magnetoencephalography, diffuse optical tomography and electrical impedance tomography, as well as in applied inverse problems, numerical analysis, uncertainty quantification and scientific computing.

PIs: Harri Hakula, Antti Hannukainen, Nuutti Hyvönen, Ilkka Nissilä, Hanna Renvall

University of Eastern Finland

The University of Eastern Finland is the most multidisciplinary university in Finland. Its high standard of interdisciplinary research and education respond to global challenges and build a sustainable future. Its research is ranked among the best in the world in several fields. UEF offers education in nearly 100 major subjects and it trains experts for tomorrow’s changing labour market needs.

PIs: Olli Gröhn, Jari Kaipio, Mikko Kettunen, Ville Kolehmainen, Alejandra Sierra Lopez, Timo Lähivaara, Mikko Nissi, Aku Seppänen, Tanja Tarvainen, Jussi Tohka, Marko Vauhkonen

Finnish Meteorological Institute

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) conducts internationally high-quality science, the results of which are applied in society. FMI produce researched and verified information to support decision-making. In addition to measurements, FMI’s work involves the use of scientific calculation models that make use of supercomputers.

PIs: Tuula Aalto, Marko Laine, Anders Lindfors, Hannakaisa Lindqvist, Johanna Tamminen

University of Oulu

University of Oulu – Working for a more sustainable, more intelligent and more humane world. The University of Oulu, founded in 1958, is one of the largest and most multidisciplinary universities in Finland with 8 faculties. It creates new knowledge and innovations that help to solve global challenges.

PIs: Andreas Hauptmann, Timo Liimatainen, Miika Nieminen, Teemu Tyni

University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is Finland’s largest and oldest academic institution and an innovative centre of science and thinking. Since 1640, it has contributed to the establishment of a fair and equal society that is considered one of the best in the world. Today, its multidisciplinary academic community solves problems that affects all – with the power of knowledge, for the world.

PIs: Peter Dendooven, Gregor Hillers, Matti Lassas, Lauri Oksanen, Samuli Siltanen, Tuuli Toivonen