General Government Fiscal Plan for 2017−2020
On 5 April, the Government has agreed on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2017−2020. The General Government Fiscal Plan is at the same time Finland’s Stability Program, which is delivered to the EU Commission. The Government has also agreed on updates to key projects and reforms. The Government Program’s strategic action plan has been reconciled with the General Government Fiscal Plan.
Government decided on new investments
A Genome Centre will be established in Finland, aimed at developing Finland into a pioneer and internationally desired partner in healthcare, high-level research and global business utilizing genome data. Public biobank activity will be enhanced by standardizing operating methods and ensuring effective cooperation with the Genome Centre. A National Cancer Center will be established. A total of EUR 17 million will be allocated in the period 2017–2020 to the establishment costs of these centers.