The Academy's brochures, publications and other presentation material provide information on our tasks, organisation and activities.
The presentation slides are updated annually and include data and statistics on R&D activities, research funding, application for funding, application processing, funding decisions and international activities.
The brochure published annually provides general information on the Academy:
The annual report describes the activities of the Academy and its Research Councils from the previous year: Annual Report 2012
The first act regarding the Academy was issued in 1939. The present-form Academy started operations in 1970. All these years involve a number of changes.
A three-volume history has been published (in Finnish) on the Academy of Finland. The first volume, Top Individuals and Committees (1948–1969), written by Adjunct Professor Allan Tiitta, was published in 2004. Volume II, Society and Research (1970–1988), written by Dr Maritta Pohls, came out in 2005. Volume III, Competition and Cooperation, by Adjunct Professor Hannu Heikkilä, discusses the years 1989–2003.