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Science and innovations

GTK is one of the leading centres of excellence in applied geosciences in Europe, with strong strategic partnerships in Finland, throughout Europe and globally. GTK offers an internationally oriented work environment with highly trained personnel and a cutting-edge research infrastructure. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create innovations and solutions that help our stakeholders succeed.

Our new frontiers of opportunity are digitalization, cleantech, better built environments and mineral economics. GTK promotes cross-disciplinary research and know-how development in the form of competence development areas that coordinate their scientific work while pursuing common strategic aims. Our evolving areas of scientific expertise are sustainable minerals, geoinformatics, mine and industrial environments, geomaterials and groundwater. We are currently focusing new resources and efforts on building expertise in geoenergy, as well as geosciences related to underground construction and city modelling.

arrow Areas of scientific expertise and competence development

GTK's Role in the Research and Innovation Sector