The majority of the research activity in the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) has been focused on the following areas holding high societal importance nationally:
1) work ability and working careers,
3) SMEs and growth, and
4) transforming occupational health services.
In addition, some research will be conducted regarding occupational medicine, risks in the physical work environment, solutions for occupational safety, and work spaces, in order to maintain and develop services in these areas.