Knowledge Brokers

The Department of Knowledge Brokers coordinates and develops information management and data production in social welfare and health care services, promotes the versatile utilisation and compatibility of information resources and is responsible for the operations of THL Biobank.

The department

  • steers and develops information management, information architecture, information system services and information production in health and social services 
  • serves as the statistical authority and is responsible for THL's national personal data registers
  • is responsible for THL Biobank and manages numerous high-quality sample collections and data sets

  • promotes the interoperability and versatile utilisation of information resources.

Contact details

Sirpa Soini
Director of Department
tel. +358 29 524 6170
E-mail: [email protected]

Sari Ikonen
Executive Assistant
tel. +358 29 524 8041
e-mail: [email protected]

Postal address
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Department of Knowledge Brokers
Po Box 30
FI-00271 Helsinki, Finland

Department's units