Academy of Finland

We fund high-quality scientific research, provide expertise in science and science policy and strengthen the position of science and research.

Academicians of Science

Kari Alitalo and Kaisa Häkkinen have been conferred the honorary title of Academician of Science. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö granted the titles at a presidential session 27 November 2020.

Open and upcoming calls

Strategic research programme: Demographic Changes – Causes, Consequences and Solutions (DEMOGRAPHY)

Call opens 1 Dec 2020
Call closes 13 Jan 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time (letters of intent)

Strategic research programme: Environmental and Social Links to Biodiversity Loss (BIOD)

Call opens 1 Dec 2020
Call closes 13 Jan 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time (letters of intent)

Strategic research programme: Pandemics as a Challenge for Society (PANDEMICS)

Call opens 1 Dec 2020
Call closes 13 Jan 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time (letters of intent)

ERA-PerMed JTC2021 Call on Personalized Medicine

Call opens 14 December 2020
Call closes 4 March 2021

ERA-NET NEURON Joint Transnational Call 2021: Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Call opens 7 January 2021
Call closes 9 March 2021 at 14 CET

Academy of Finland – NIH joint call pilot: thematic areas of the Finnish Research Flagships

Call opens 1 December 2020
Call closes 9 April 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time
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Strategic research

The Strategic Research Council (SRC) funds high-quality research that has great societal impact. SRC-funded research seeks concrete solutions to grand challenges that require multidisciplinary approaches as well as active and ongoing collaboration between those who produce new research knowledge and those who use it.

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Tietysti.fi

Tietysti.fi is a website run by the Academy of Finland to communicate Academy-funded research projects and other scientific research to a mainstream audience in a popular way.

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The online services (SARA) will be offline from 18.30 on Friday 29 Jan 2021 to 8.00 on Monday 1 Feb 2021.