New application deadlines: April 2011 call for applications out now


10  March 2011 

The Academy of Finland’s April call will open on 1 April 2011. The call for applications is now available on the Academy’s website in Finnish. The English- and Swedish-language versions will be published later in March. Applications can be submitted to the Academy’s online services during 1‒29 April 2011. Some international calls have different deadlines and these are indicated in the call for applications.

 The Academy’s application deadlines have changed. Since 2011, the Academy’s main application rounds are in April and September. In April 2011, applications are invited for targeted funding for research within the thematic areas of the Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation, supplementary international funding within the Academy’s LASTU and FICCA research programmes, and funding for international joint projects in the fields of food biotechnology, nanomaterials research and immunology. Each year in September, funding is available for Academy projects and for researchers’ own salary costs (Postdoctoral Researchers, Academy Research Fellows, Academy Professors, clinical researchers). More information on the September 2011 call is available in the April call for applications. 

Funding open for application in April 2011: 

Calls linked to the Academy’s research programmes 

  • Computational Science Research Programme LASTU, 2011 call
  • Finnish Research Programme on Climate Change FICCA, international joint project calls
    • Societal implications and consequences of climate change, including climate policy (Academy of Finland and Russian RFH)
    • Atmospheric composition and ecosystem adaptation to climate change (Academy of Finland and Chinese CAS), deadline 20 May 2011
    • Societal implications and consequences of climate change (Academy of Finland and Chinese CASS) 

Targeted Academy projects 

  • Targeted funding for research within the thematic areas of Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation
  • The Academy’s joint project calls with international research funding agencies
    • Food biotechnology (Academy of Finland and Indian DBT)
    • Nanomaterials research (Academy of Finland and Indian DST), deadline: 31 May 2011
    • Immunology (Academy of Finland, German DFG and Chinese NSFC), deadline: 10 June 2011 

More information

Academy of Finland Communications
Communications Specialist Vesa Varpula
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