The Natural Resources Institute Finland

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research and expert organisation that works to promote the bioeconomy and the sustainable use of natural resources. The Natural Resources Institute Finland seeks to produce solutions and services based on well-researched information.

Research results and services generate added value, sustainability and a competitive advantage for businesses based on renewable natural resources. They also support community decision-making. Research is carried out into forestry, agriculture, game, and fisheries. The Natural Resources Institute Finland also performs official tasks and is one of Finland's four official statistics authorities.

Typical job descriptions

Researcher, research assistant, research expert, expert
Personnel's educational backgrounds
Doctorate or equivalent level tertiary education 26%
Higher-degree level tertiary education 27%
Lower-degree level tertiary education 11%
Lowest level tertiary education 12%
Upper secondary level education 20%
Primary education and lower secondary education 4%


We are pioneers in the bioeconomy – our expertise creates a foundation for sustainable growth and well-being.

Published 2015-03-11 at 12:52, updated 2020-07-07 at 18:57

Employees of The Natural Resources Institute.

Good to know about us

We offer high-level, up-to-date facilities for research. Our working hours and methods are flexible, and our network of locations covers the whole of Finland. We invest in our personnel's competence development and well-being in the workplace. We belong to extensive international cooperation networks.

Contact Information

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Latokartanonkaari 9

Exchange: +358 (0)29 532 6000
Registry: kirjaamo(at)

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