September call for applications out now


The Academy of Finland’s September 2011 call for applications has now been published on the Academy’s website. The Finnish-language version was published in early July. Applications for the September 2011 call can be drafted and submitted in the Academy’s online services from 6 September 2011 through to 30 September 2011. International calls may have different deadlines and these are indicated in the call for applications.

Applicants are requested to draft their research plans and lists of publications according to the revised guidelines.

The Academy has introduced new application dates. The annual calls are now in September and April. In September, applications are invited for, for example, Academy Projects and research posts (Academy Professors, Academy Research Fellows and Postdoctoral Researchers). Advance information on the April call is available in the call for applications.

Funding open for application in September 2011:

For research

  • Academy Projects, all research fields
  • Targeted Academy Projects
    • Development research
    • Sustainable economy
    • Wireless data transfer
    • Wireless networks research (Academy of Finland, Tekes, NSF)
    • Nuclear technology

Joint calls with international funding agencies

  • Biosciences and environmental research (Academy of Finland, JSPS)
  • Investigator-driven clinical trials (Academy of Finland, Swedish Research Council)
  • Materials science and engineering research (Academy of Finland, NSF)
  • Ageing research: ERA-AGE 2 JCRA
  • Joint Programme in Neurodegenerative Diseases (JPND), pilot call
  • Academy research programmes
    • Sustainable Management of Aquatic Resources (AKVA), letters of intent
    • Programmable Materials (OMA), letters of intent
    • Computational Science (LASTU), full applications

For researchers

  • Academy Professors 
  • Academy Research Fellows 
  • Postdoctoral Researchers 
  • Special funding for researchers 
    • Clinical researchers
    • International researcher mobility based on bilateral agreements
      • Fellowships of foreign funding agencies: JSPS Fellowship to Japan, CAS Fellowship to China
      • European Research Council (ERC) calls 

For research environments

  • Finland Distinguished Professor Programme (FiDiPro), letters of intent

More information:

The Academy of Finland will move on 1–2 September 2011. We will be closed during the move. Our email addresses will not change. 

Academy of Finland Communications
Communications Specialist Vesa Varpula
tel. +358 9 7748 8458

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