Position Title:
Member of WG3
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Expertise relevant to the Targeted Network


  • drafting national and international research agreements, for example in FP7 and LLP projects and projects funded by the Academy of Finland or the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
  • drafting agreements for commissioned research
  • drafting licensing and commercialization agreements 
  • consulting related to intellectual property rights and data protection
  • experience in research ethics:  I have acted as secretary of the university ethical committee and prepared decisions in cases related to suspected violation of good scientific practice 
  • consulting related to public procurement
  • experience in administrative law 



The University of Jyväskylä is a multidisciplinary, dedicated scientific university, with an absolute drive for quality in all areas. Measured according to the number of Master's degrees conferred, the University of Jyväskylä ranks as the second largest university in Finland. The University has 15 000 students in addition to adult education students, representing 40 000 students in total. 

The University is strongly linked with top national and international research, business and innovation communities. From the business perspective, the University ranks among the four most interesting universities in Finland. At the same time it is part of over 300 international scientific networks and has more than 50 ongoing collaborative programmes with top universities from Europe, North America, Japan, China and India. The University of Jyväskylä is also ranked among the top 500 universities in the world on the Shanghai ranking list.

The attractiveness of University of Jyväskylä for its partners lies in highly talented and creative scientists, excellent infrastructure, and commitment to succeed. The University's first-rate success in the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence Programme (six Centres of Excellence) reinforces its position as one of the best research universities in Finland. The university currently hosts four international professors of Finland Distinguished Professor Programme, six ERC-fellows and four Marie Curie IEF-fellows (one CIG), and the Accelerator Laboratory of the Department of Physics is one of the European Major Infrastructures.


The University is also highly successful in attracting external competitive funding, from national as well as European funding agencies. For instance, in Framework Programme 6 (FP6), the University participated and managed 25 EU research 

projects, including two Marie Curie Research Training Networks and one Marie Curie Excellent Team. In FP7 the University has already 59 projects among which three Marie Curie ITN and two IRSES projects. Our university has been granted two projects in recent CIP programme. 


Research Administration

The Research and Innovation Services is responsible for research administration and assists researchers with issues relating to research project planning, calculating costs and collaboration agreements, as well as making the best out of and distributing research results. As a researcher, you can receive information about both national and international research funding from us.  

Project Services support researchers, researcher groups and project participants in faculties and units in all phases of projects, and support the accumulation of project expertise at the University. Ongoing projects are managed at the faculties or departments and our unit gives support to researchers and administrative staff.  

Our strategic targets are 


  1. To fuel application activity for supplementary funding and to improve the quality of applications 
  2. To increase the proportion of external research funding in overall funding
  3. To be a strategic partner for the management, faculties and units of the University, and to offer comprehensive project support service for researchers
  4. To build partnerships with the most important financers, partners and interest groups and to accumulate project competence of the University. 

Our unit provides even innovation and legal services for researchers.  

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career


Master of Laws, University of Lapland, Finland (including  semester 2005-2006 studying at the University of Ghent, Belgium as an Erasmus student)
since 2008:studies at the University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics, (140 ECTS) 
2008-2009:Legal Counsel, Research and Innovation Services, University of Jyväskylä
2009-2010:Trainee judge, District court of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2010:Part-time legal counsel, EduCluster Finland Ltd (subsidiary of University of Jyväskylä: Since 1/2011 University of Jyväskylä has sold legal services to EduCluster Finland)
2010-2012:Legal Counsel, Research and Innovation Services, University of Jyväskylä
2012-2013:General Counsel, University of Jyväskylä (maternity leave replacement)
since 2013:Legal Counsel, Research and Innovation Services, University of Jyväskylä; Deputy head of Research and Innovation Services