UNTIL Finland Lab

What We Do

The Finnish government with other local stakeholders have identified four core thematic areas the UNTIL Finland lab technology projects will focus on:  

  • Peace & Security
  • Education  
  • Health 
  • Circular economy 

The Finnish UNTIL lab is being situated just 20min metro ride from the busy streets of Helsinki at A Grid, a startup hub and one of Europe's largest centers for growth companies. A Grid is part of the Aalto University campus and a gateway for the university's talent, cutting-edge research, and other international resources.  

AGrid (Image: https://aaltocre.fi/

Advisory Panel

Advisory Panel Members



  • Mr. Jarmo Sareva Ambassador for Innovation, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ms Atefeh Riazi Chief Information Technology Office, United Nations


  • Ms. Sinikka Antila, Ambassador Trade and Development, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Alternate Co-Chair)
  • Ms. Leena Pentikäinen, Ministerial Advisor, Finnish Ministry of Economy and Employment
  • Mr. Parham A. Vasaiely, Senior Manager, Land Rover & Jaguar
  • Mr. Juha-Erkki Mäntyniemi, Chief Executive Officer, Fingo
  • Mr. Nathan Mark Bostock, CEO, Santander Bank UK
  • Ms. Outi Niemi, Director Operations Management, Digital Automation, Nokia
  • Ms. Sirkku Linna, Development Director, Aalto University
  • Mr. Christopher Palmberg, Programme Manager, Business Finland (Alternate Member)
  • Kriti Sharma, United Nations Youth Leader


Meeting Minutes


The first UNTIL Finland Advisory Panel Meeting on 5 December, 2018.

Where We Are