Climate Change and Health (CLIHE) Academy Programme, funding €8 million, funding period 2020-2023

Below you find a list of projects funded in the Climate Change and Health Academy Programme. You find more information about the funding decisions in WebFocus.

Health, risk and climate change: understanding links between exposure, hazards and vulnerability across spatial and temporal scales

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Jukka Käyhkö, University of Turku
  • Sirkku Juhola, University of Helsinki    
  • Jussi Vahtera, University of Turku    
  • Antti-Ilari Partanen, Finnish Meteorological Institute    

Heat and health in the changing climate

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Timo Lanki, University of Eastern Finland
  • Sakari Karvonen, Finnish institute for health and welfare    
  • Risto Kosonen, Aalto University    
  • Kirsti Jylhä, Finnish Meteorological Institute        

DISEASE-ON-WINGS: The effect of climate change on dynamics of zoonoses in migratory birds and bats across Europe

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Thomas Lilley, University of Helsinki
  • Aleksi Lehikoinen, University of Helsinki    
  • Arto Tapio Pulliainen, University of Turku

Climate change and Health: Adapting to Mental, Physical and Societal challenges

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Timo Partonen, Finnish institute for health and welfare    
  • Timothy Carter, Finnish Environment Institute    
  • Marko Elovainio, University of Helsinki    
  • Reija Ruuhela, Finnish Meteorological Institute            
  • Marianna Virtanen, University of Eastern Finland    

Aeroallergens and immunological preparedness for future climate scenarios: implications for public health promotion

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Marjut Roponen, University of Eastern Finland    
  • Mika Komppula, Finnish Meteorological Institute        
  • Annika Saarto, University of Turku

Vector-borne diseases and climate change in Finland: mapping, modelling, mitigation

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Olli Vapalahti, University of Helsinki    
  • Jussi Sane, Finnish institute for health and welfare    
  • Otso Huitu, Natural Resources Institute Finland    
  • Eva Kallio, University of Jyväskylä    
  • Hilppa Gregow, Finnish Meteorological Institute    
  • Jukka Hytönen, University of Turku    
  • Antti Oksanen, Finnish Food Authority

Effect of climate change on building design and indoor health

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Phillip Watts, University of Jyväskylä    
  • Antti Haapala, University of Eastern Finland    
  • Filip Fedorik, University of Oulu


Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Actions (CRA): Climate, Environment and Health, funding €990000

Below you find a list of projects funded in the call. You find more information about the funding decisions in WebFocus.

Arctic Community Resilience to Boreal Environmental Change: Assessing Risks from Fire and Disease

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Funding period 2020-2023
  • Consortium Leader: Arnold Stephen, University of Leeds, UK
  • Finnish project leader: Tuukka Petäjä, University of Helsinki

The Pollination of Nepal's Micronutrient-rich Crops in a Changing Climate (Micro-Poll)

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Funding period 2020-2022
  • Consortium Leader: Jane Memmott, University of Bristol, UK
  • Finnish project leader: Tomas Roslin, University of Helsinki 

Health Effects and Associated Socio-economic Costs of Increasing Temperatures and Wildfires - A Global Assessment (HEATCOST)

  • Project desciption (pdf)
  • Funding period 2020-2023
  • Consortium Leader: Kristin Aunan, The Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO), Norway
  • Finnish project leader: Mikhail Sofiev, Finnish Meteorological Institute

EU Joint Programming Initiative “Connecting Climate Knowledge for Europe” (JPI Climate) Call (2019), funding €700 000

You find more information about the funding decisions in Webfocus.

CCC-Catapult (Challenging the Climate Crisis: Children’s Agency to Tackle Policy Underpinned by Learning for Transformation)


An approach for innovative Climate Learning, Evaluation and Action in Neighbourhoods – CLEAN cultures


Solidarity in climate change adaptation policies: towards more socio-spatial justice in the face of multiple risks

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