Academy of Finland

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

Open and upcoming calls

BiodivERsA – Supporting the protection of biodiversity and ecosystems across land and sea

Call opens 1 October 2021
Call closes 30 November 2021, 15.00 CET

SRC programme: Children and young people – healthy, thriving and capable makers of the future (YOUNG)

Call opens 3 November 2021
Call closes 12 January 2022 at 16.15 Finnish time (letters of intent)

SRC programme: Security and Trust in the Age of Algorithms (SHIELD)

Call opens 3 November 2021
Call closes 12 January 2022 at 16.15 Finnish time (letters of intent)

CHIST-ERA Call 2021

Call closes 17 Jan 2021

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

Call opens 25 November 2021
Call closes see below for details

Academy of Finland–NSF joint call: artificial intelligence and/or wireless communication technologies

Call opens 2 January 2022
Call closes 31 March 2022 at 16.15 Finnish time
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Guidelines on effects of Covid-19 pandemic

The Academy of Finland’s updated guidelines on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for funding recipients and applicants.

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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.

Learn more kuvituskuva silmä 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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Year of Research-Based Knowledge 2021

The Year of Research-Based Knowledge is a joint initiative organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Academy of Finland and the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies. Its aim is to make research-based knowledge even more visible and accessible, and to intensify the collaboration between organisations working with research-based knowledge.

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