September call for applications now online

 18 Jul 2012 

The Academy of Finland’s September 2012 call for applications is now available online (in English, Finnish and Swedish). The call opens on Monday, 3 September and closes on Wednesday, 26 September. The deadlines for international calls included in the September 2012 call may differ from the Academy’s main deadlines. Please check the exact deadlines in the call for applications.

In the September 2012 call, funding is available for both research projects and researchers personally. The Academy works to promote gender equality in research and especially encourages women to apply.

As of the September 2012 call, the Academy’s contribution to funding normally comes to no more than 70 per cent of total the project costs. This applies to calls where cost calculation follows the full cost model. Please note that you cannot submit an application where the Academy’s contribution is more than 70 per cent.

Funding available in the September 2012 call:

For research projects

  • Academy Projects, all research fields
  • Targeted Academy Projects
    • Development research (incl. Water and development)
    • Debt and debt relations
    • Integral membrane proteins
  • Joint calls with international funding agencies
    • Linguistics (Academy and OTKA, Hungary)
    • Children and youth (Academy and NRF, South Africa)
    • Law (Finland and China)
    • SAVI: Innovations in learning and education (Academy, Tekes and NSF, USA)
    • Application of medical ICT devices (Academy, Tekes and JST, Japan)
    • Materials science and engineering research (Academy and NSF, USA)
    • Forest research (Academy and NSFC, China)
    • WiFiUS – Wireless communication (Academy, Tekes and NSF, USA)
  • Academy research programmes
    • Synthetic Biology (FinSynBio) – Letters of intent
    • The Human Mind (MIND) – Full applications
    • Sustainable Energy (SusEn) – International calls for joint projects
      • Sustainable energy (Academy and CNPq, Brazil)
      • Sustainable energy (Academy and CONICYT, Chile )

For researchers

  • Research post as Academy Professor
  • Research post as Academy Research Fellow
  • Research post as Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Special funding for researchers
    • Clinical researchers
    • International researcher mobility based on bilateral agreements
    • Fellowships of foreign funding agencies:  JSPS Fellowship to Japan, CAS Fellowship to China
    • European Research Council (ERC) calls

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