Geospatial research and education networks in Finland

The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (FIUGINET) is the collaboration forum for academic research, teaching and interaction with the society in the field of geoinformatics. Read More

Finnish Research Institute Partnership (Tulanet) is the cooperation body of ten public research institutes. Read More

Other national networks and societies

The Academy of Finland provides funding for nationally and internationally significant research infrastructures for different fields of science. Read More

Geodesian ja Fotogrammetrian Seura (GFS) promotes the use and supports the development of photogrammetry, laser scanning and other similar remote sensing methods and research in Finland. Read More

Lounaistieto is a regional information service of the Southwest Finland. Read More

MIL is the Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors and it supports the development of their field of expertise in multiple ways. Read More

The goal of OSGEO Finland is to promote and support the development of open source geospatial software and their use.  Read More

The goal of the Oskari network is to support the development of the open-source Oskari-software.  Read More

GeoForum Finland is a non-profit organisation aiming to enhance cooperation between different geospatial actors. Read More

PATINE (Paikkatietoasiain neuvottelukunta) is a national actor which coordinates and evaluates the development of the national spatial data infrastructure and the implementation of the INSPIRE-directive in Finland. Read More

ProGIS is a Finnish non-profit organization, whose objective is to promote the use of geospatial data and GIS for the benefit of the Finnish society. Read More

Rakennetun Ympäristön Tutkimuksen seura supports research and networking within their field of interest. Read More

The Geological Society of Finland (SGS) promotes geological and mineralogical research in Finland. Read More

The Cartographic Society of Finland (SKS) promotes the education, research and the profession of cartography and geoinformatics in Finland. Read More

Suomen Kartoittaja Yhdistys (SKY) is the national organization for people working with surveying. Read More

The Finnish Remote Sensing Club supports the networking of organizations and experts working in the field of remote sensing and image processing in Finland. Read More

The Geographical Society of Finland supports networking in geographical research and education. Read More

International networks and societies

AGILE is the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe. It facilities networking of research and education actors through workshops, meetings, presentations and an annual conference. Read More

The Copernicus Academy is a network of universities, research institutions, business schools, private and non-profit organisations within the European countries and beyond. Read More

The European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) is a scientific network of European remote sensing institutes, coming from both academia and the commercial/industrial sector. Read More

EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) is a network representing National Geological Surveys and some Regional Surveys in Europe. Read More

The European environment information and observation network (Eionet) is a partnership network of the European Environment Agency and its member and cooperating countries. Read More

The European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (EUROGI) is the network for national GI associations and pan European sectoral organizations. Read More

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a global network focused on solving the challenges of exponential data growth, human development and climate change that go beyond national and disciplinary boundaries. Read More

GI Norden is a Nordic network for geodata and Geographic Information Science (GIS). Read More

The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society focuses on the theory, concepts and techniques in remote sensing of the earth, oceans, atmosphere and space. Read More

International Association of Geodesy (IAG) is a scientific organization focusing on the field of geodesy. Read More

The the International Cartographic Association (ICA) promotes the disciplines and professions of cartography and GIScience internationally. Read More

The International Geographical Union (IGU) is an organization focusing on the development of the discipline of Geography. Read More

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is a non-governmental organization that supports the international cooperation in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. Read More

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGEO) is a non-profit organization that supports the use of open geospatial technology. Read More

The United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) aims to set the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and to promote using geospatial information when facing global challenges. Read More

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