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Appendices to full application


The appendices listed below are required when an application concerns the following funding opportunities:

  • Academy Project funding
  • targeted Academy Project funding
  • funding for research post as Academy Research Fellow or Postdoctoral Researcher
  • funding for research post as clinical researcher
  • Academy Programmes (second call stage)
  • funding for research post as Academy Professor (second call stage).

In targeted Academy Project funding, other appendices may also be requested.

Append only the requested appendices to the application and make sure to draft them in line with the Academy’s guidelines, see Appendices required on our website. We only accept appendices in PDF format. Make sure not to exceed the maximum length of appendices.

Draft the appendices in PDF format and in English, and append them to the application in the online services under Appendices. The only exception is the curriculum vitae, which is appended under Personal data/CV.

1. Research post or individual project applications

Obligatory appendices:

  • research plan, no more than twelve pages (and bibliography of no more than two pages)
  • curriculum vitae for the applicant, no more than four pages (recommendation), following the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity’s guidelines
  • list of publications by the applicant; clearly indicate the ten most important publications for the research plan
  • data management plan
  • Finnish degree certificate or English-language degree certificate of a doctoral degree obtained abroad (only in applications for funding for research post as Academy Research Fellow or Postdoctoral Researcher) Please do not append any transcripts of records.

Case-specific appendices:

  • invitation by foreign university or research institute, if the research or part of it will be conducted abroad; please do not append any letters of recommendation
  • statement by an ethics committee or the Committee on Animal Experimentation; the ethical aspects must always be specified in the research plan
  • progress report on all Academy-funded projects headed by the applicant that have not submitted final reports
  • applicants who currently hold or have previously held a post as Academy Professor: free-form report on successful activities during previous Academy Professor term and on related scientific renewal, no more than two pages

2. Consortium applications

All consortium parties (consortium PI and subproject PIs) will draft their own applications, applying for funding only for their own research teams. The various parts of the consortium application will be combined into a single consortium (created by the consortium PI) in the Academy’s online services.

Appendices to consortium application

Appendices to consortium PI’s application:

  • joint research plan drafted in line with consortium guidelines, no more than 15 pages (and bibliography of no more than two pages)
  • statement by an ethics committee or the Committee on Animal Experimentation (if needed in a consortium subproject); the ethical aspects must always be specified in the research plan
  • joint data management plan for the consortium.

The consortium PI and the subproject PIs will append the following appendices to their own applications, as necessary:

Obligatory appendices:

  • curriculum vitae for the applicant, no more than four pages (recommendation), following the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity’s guidelines
  • list of publications by the applicant; for each subproject PI, clearly indicate the ten most important publications for the application.

Case-specific appendices:

  • progress report on all Academy-funded research projects for which the applicant has not submitted final reports
  • invitation by foreign university or research institute, if the research or part of it will be conducted abroad; if necessary, several invitations combined into the same appendix Please do not append any letters of recommendation.

For detailed guidelines, see Guidelines for consortium application on our website.

Updated for September 2017 call

Last modified 1 Nov 2017
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