Information about the SpaceFinland website

Content of web service

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for the SpaceFinland website. Business Finland is also involved in updating the website. The web service is available in Finnish, Swedish and English.

The front page contains news highlights, events, calls for application and columns. 

The Space strategy section explains the measures and objectives related to the strategy and its implementation.

The Space administration section describes the operators, history and legislation of space administration as well as permits, supervision and the registry of space objects.

The section on International cooperation describes the international organisations and ways of cooperation in the space sector.

The Business activities and research section includes information on the Finnish space sector companies and research organisations.

The Education section focuses on education in the space sector.



The search function can be accessed via the website header.

By default, searches target the entire content of the site. The quick search function returns pages that include all of your search terms in the given language. The Boolean operator ‘AND’ is automatically added between the search words. You can also search using partial words. 


If you have any questions or wish to submit feedback about the web service, please use the feedback form. All feedback will be processed during office hours and answered within two weeks of receipt. Remember to give your contact details. We can only give answers to your feedback and questions, if you have supplied your e-mail, or name and mailing address. E-mail is the preferred channel of communications. Official mail must be sent to the registry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment at kirjaamo.tem(at)

Web browsers and terminal devices

The website uses responsive design, meaning that the content adapts to the device being used. The pages display best using the latest version of your browser. The website can also be viewed with earlier browser versions but then you might not be able to make full use of all the service features available.

Downloading and reader applications

To read pdf-files, you need the Adobe Acrobat program, which you can download free of charge.

The website also contains video recordings from a separate server and adaptable to the used device.

Terms of use

Please read carefully the terms of use. By using this website, you agree to these terms of use in their current form.


All rights to the text and images published on the website belong to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment or the other information producers cited on the website.

Use of and linking to the text material on the page is permitted for appropriate purposes provided that the source is referenced. Any use of text material for commercial purposes requires prior agreement with the Ministry.

Photos and related terms of use

All rights to the photographs in the online service belong to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Legal notice

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for the website.

In making the content available, every effort is made to keep the information up-to-date and accurate. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for any expenses or damage incurred the user as a result of errors in the site’s content. Nor is the ministry responsible for any harm caused by technical problems or any material published by external parties and linked to the website.

Linked pages are subject to their respective terms of use. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for the updating or publishing of information on these third-party websites or ensuring the accuracy of this information.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment will not pay any compensation or reward for the use of the website or information offered through it.

The Ministry cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages sent in an open information network. Users should avoid sending confidential information via e-mail.

The material on the web pages should not be regarded as an offer, request or commitment binding the Ministry.

The Ministry reserves the right to update, review or change its terms of use, as well as the content and layout of its website. You should regularly check the currently valid Terms of Use on this page. The Ministry has the right at any time without separate notice to shut down its website for maintenance, repair or update procedures.

Users undertake to compensate the injured party in full for any damage arising from the breach of these terms of use by the user in question.

If a part of these terms of use are deemed to be in violation of an unconditional legal provision or cannot be applied in practice, such a part will not affect the validity of other parts of these terms of use.

Finnish legislation will apply to the Terms of Use and their interpretation with the exception of provisions concerning conflicts of law.

Handling of personal data

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of visitors to its websites pursuant to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Read more about data protection  


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Social media extensions

The website includes links and connections to third parties’ websites. This website will not send information on its users through social media extensions.

Third party services and applications provided by them are subject to their respective terms of use and other conditions.

More information

Tuija Ypyä, tuija.ypya(at) or spacefinland(at)