The Academy of Finland’s April 2016 call closed on Wednesday. The Academy received a total of 959 funding applications by the set deadline.
At instrument level, the Academy’s new funding scheme, the so-called key project funding, was the most popular funding opportunity with 598 applications. Most of the applications for key project funding (253 applications) were addressed to the Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering. The Research Council for Health received 126 applications, the Research Council for Biosciences and Environment received 110 applications and the Research Council for Culture and Society received 109 applications.
The April call also included a funding opportunity for Centres of Excellence in research. The first stage of the CoE call attracted 179 letters of intent. The other calls included in the April call were the BioFuture2025 Academy Programme, the COHORT Academy Programme, the ICT 2023 programme and funding for Antarctic research.
The funding decisions will be made later this year. The decisions on key project funding will be made in late September 2016. More information on decision dates will be posted on our website this spring.
For more information about specific funding opportunities, please get in touch with the contact persons named in the call text.
Academy of Finland Communications
Vesa Varpula, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 335 131