Academy of Finland

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

Academy of Finland’s autumn call open in August–September

The call texts for the September 2021 call are available on the Academy’s website in English, Finnish and Swedish. This year, the deadlines are staggered: the calls close on 22 September or 29 September.

Open and upcoming calls

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

Call opens 10 March 2021
Call closes 5 May 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time (invited applicants)

Academy Programme: Critical Materials in Circular Economy of Cities

Call opens 1 April 2021
Call closes 8 Sep 2021 at 16.15 (full applications)

NOP-HS Journal Grant 2021

Call opens 1 September 2021
Call closes 22 September 2021 at 16:15 Finnish time

Funding for sport science research projects from Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

Call opens 25 August 2021
Call closes 29 September 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time

Academy Project Funding 2021, all research fields

Call opens 11 August 2021
Call closes 29 September 2021 at 16.15 Finnish time

Special funding for EuroHPC, quantum computing and high-performance computing

Call opens 11 August 2021
Call closes 6 October 2021 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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