Tays Research, Development and Innovation Centre

The Tays Research, Development and Innovation Centre (in Finnish Tays Tutkimus-, kehitys- ja innovaatiokeskus TKI -keskus) supports researchers in different phases of clinical trials. It provides support in planning and executing trials, as well as budgeting. The centre also provides asistance in trail related legal issues, such as patenting inventions. 

Contact details:

Postal  address:

Tays Research, Development and Innovation Centre
P.O Box 2000, 33521 Tampere

Address:

Arvo Ylpön katu 6
Finn-Medi 1, 1st floor.

Switchboard

+358 3 311 611

E-mail:

firstname.lastname@pshp.fi
– Exceptions are mentioned separately.
– Patient information is never shared via e-mail.

Management

Research Director Tarja Laitinen (administration)
Tel: +358 50 534 6238

Head of Department Matti Eskola
Tel: +358 40 557 5355

Personnel

Research Services, Finn-Medi 1, 1st floor                  

Manager, Service Manager, Secretary of the Regional Ethics Committee
Kirsi Kohonen, tel  +358 3 311 67853, +358  50 329 5667

Research Coordinator, Secretary of the Regional Ethics Committee
Minna Lahtinen, e-mail minna.maa.lahtinen@phsp.fi, tel +358 3 311 66910

Senior Adviser, research funding
Heli Pehrman, tel +358 40 821 6944

Senior Adviser, academic medical research (multicenter trials), monitoring
Hanna Marttila, e-mail hanna.marttila2@phsp.fi, tel +358 40 8287 074

Research Liason Officer, academic research agreements
Helena Niemi, e-mail helena.r.niemi@phsp.fi

Clinical Trail Manager, Services for pharmaceutical and medical device companies 
Saara Ojala, tel +358 40 513 0063

Clinical Trail Manager, Services for pharmaceutical and medical device companies
Anu Viitala, tel +358 50 592 1562

Secretary of the Research Committee
Aila Kätkä, tel +358 50 520 1855

Research Secretary, publications
Pirjo Heikkilä, tel +358 3 311 66105

Statistician
Tiina Luukkaala, e-mail tiina.luukkaala@tuni.fi, tel +358 40 1901 681
Tampere University, ARVO building, 3rd floor, room D317

Statistician
Mika Helminen, e-mail mika.helminen@tuni.fi 
Tampere University, ARVO building, 3rd floor, room D317

Research Centre (tutkimusvastaanotto) Finn-Medi 3, 2nd floor

Research Coordinator, international multicenter medical research
Stina Uusitalo, tel +358 40 848 9282

Research Monitor, academic medical research monitoring
Minna Veneranta, tel  +358 50 305 1182

Research Coordinator, academic medical research monitoring
Anu Airaksinen, tel +358 400 493 126

Clinical Information Services, Finn-Medi 1 1st floor

Trainee designer Sampo Kukkurainen, tel +358 44 472 8021

Designer Mikko Kuru, tel +358  44 472 8023

Designer Toni Mikkola, tel +358 44 472 8022

Finnish Clinical Biobank Tampere

The office +358 3 311 65205, biopankki@tays.fi

Director Kimmo Savinainen, tel +358 50 590 7515

Data System Manager Hanna-Leena Norokorpi, tel +358 50 3304810

Quality Coordinator Johanna Mäkelä, e-mail Johanna.makela2@pshp.fi, tel +358 50 516 2844

Research Coordinator  Kaarina Väätäjä, tel. +358 3 311 65314

Project Coordinator (IT) Eeva Kangasniemi (Istekki), tel +358 3 311 65657

Laboratory Nurse Marja Kuosmanen, tel +358 50 3120 439, Finn-Medi 5, 7th floor

Laboratory Nurse Maiju Junno, tel +358 3 311 66026, Finn-Medi 5, 7th floor

Research Nurse Salla Merikari, tel +358 44 472 8027 

Research Nurse Paula Nurmi, tel +35850 305 3511

Research Secretary Pirjo Pääkkönen, tel +3583 311 66757

Development and Innovation Services

Manager, Development Manager
Marco Roth, tel +358 40 800 7865

Development Director, Health Hub management
Reijo Itkonen, tel +358 40 503 5252

Development Manager, Manager of the risk and security management theme
Petri Pommelin, tel +358 50 593 4302

Development Manager, Manager of the service experience theme
Mari Vuorinen, tel +358 44 434 1211

Development Manager, ecosystem structure development
Kari Salomaa, tel +358 50 409 7201

Project Manager, Health hub, training
Niko Lönn, tel +358 40 515 9019

Designer, customer service development
Anne Vesaranta, tel +358 50 577 2714

Designer, Digital services
Tanja Lönnberg, tel +358 50 566 8422

Designer, Customer service communication
Päivi Ström, tel +358 3 311 65631

Designer, Graphics design
Noona Taavela, tel  +358 40 573 9990

Customer Service Development Manager
Marika Järvinen (returns September 2019), tel +358 50 596 9188

Health Technology Assessment

Senior Medical Advisor, Health Technology Assessment
Anna-Kaisa Parkkila, tel +358 50 414 5232

Director of Nursing Excellence
Elina Mattila, tel +358 3 311 64635

Office staff

Project Coordinator, purchase invoicing
Teija Harjuntausta, tel +358 400 909351

Finance Manager, budgets and reporting
Taia Kiiskilä, tel +358 40 570 0455

Research Secretary, IT contact, purchases
Anne Pyydönniemi, tel +358 3 311 65599

Service Manager, public funding
Marita Timonen, tel +358 3 311 65517, +358 50 379 6626

Research Secretary, personnel matters
Jaana Tuomaala, ´tel  +358 3 311 65525

Research Secretary, purchases
Anniina Vidman, tel +358 3 311 64525