GTK in brief

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, as well as promote sustainable growth.

GTK is an expert organisation under Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. We employ approximately 460 full-time staff and are effectively engaged in tasks at the local, national and international level.


To create solutions that embrace new technologies, advance emerging business areas and promote sustainable growth.

Strategic themes

  • Digitalisation
  • Cleantech
  • Societies
  • MIneral economy


  1. Customer orientation
    Deep understanding of customer needs and outreach to the client.
  2. Collaboration
    Active and productive interaction among staff and with clients.
  3. Confidence and responsibility
    Research orientation, confidentiality and responsibility in all activities.


More information

arrow Annual review