Research in neuroscience in Finland is primarily funded by the Academy of Finland, the European Union, and the National Institute of Health (NIH) as well as various foundations whose funding criteria and application deadlines can be found at the bottom of this page.

 

The Academy of Finland finances neuroscience research at three levels:
-Individual researchers at different stages of their careers
-Research groups and projects
-Research environments

More details regarding application criteria and application periods can be found on the Academy of Finland website: https://www.aka.fi/en/financing/

 

The European Union finances a wide range of research and development projects.
Horizon 2020 is an EU funding program for research and innovation that includes nearly EUR 80 billion of funding for 2014-2020. Via Horizon 2020, the EU aims is to create growth and jobs in Europe by strengthening scientific expertise in the EU, supporting the development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and finding solutions to major societal challenges in Europe. The Horizon 2020 program comprises three main pillars:

High-quality science
– ERC: European Research Council
– FET: Future and Emerging Technologies
– IMI: Innovative Medicines Initiative
– Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions
– Research infrastructures

Industrial leadership
– Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies (including nano and biotechnology)
– Availability of risk financing
– Innovation in SMEs

Social challenges
– Health, demographic changes and well-being
– Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

More information regarding Horizon 2020 funding can be found at: https://www.horisontti2020.fi/horisontti-2020/

 

The European Union may also finance research in the neurosciences within the framework of the following priorities and specific objectives of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF):

Competitiveness of SMEs
– Creating a new business
– Promoting growth and internationalization of businesses

Producing and utilizing new knowledge and know-how
– Developing research, knowledge and innovation clusters on the basis of regional strengths
– Strengthening business innovation

In Finland, ERDF funding is distributed through regional councils. Further information on ERDF funding is available at: https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/funding/erdf/

 

The National Institute of Health provides comprehensive funding for neuroscience research. Although it is an American organization, it also provides funding for foreign research projects.
Further details regarding application criteria and times can be found on the NIH website: https://grants.nih.gov/funding/index.htm

Aurora funding opportunities

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

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The Finnish Cultural Foundation

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10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

Continuous call

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29.10.2018 - 15.11.2019

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Apurahat

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Reino Lahtikarin säätiö

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Fuugin säätiö

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Avustukset

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EDUFI Fellowships

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Kehittämisavustus

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Työsuojelurahasto

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Matka-apurahat

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Pelitoiminnan tutkimussäätiö

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Pohjoismainen tutkimuspalkinto

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Juliana von Wendtin säätiö

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