The Year of Geology 2016

The Geological Survey of Finland

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, while promoting sustainable growth.

GTK is an expert organisation under Finland’s Ministry of Employment and the Economy. We are effectively engaged in tasks at the local, national and international level.


  1. Focus on clients and stakeholders
    We seek clear understanding of stakeholder needs and client goals.
  2. Spirit of cooperation
    We stress active engagement and teamwork.
  3. Confidentiality and organisational responsibility
    Our success is based upon a strong research orientation, confidentiality, integrity and high standards of organisational responsibility.