Instrumentarium Science Foundation awarded 1,200,000 Euros for science and research

15.3.2022

The Instrumentarium Science Foundation has awarded grants of EUR 1,200,000 to researchers in medicine, science and technology. Grants were awarded to a total of 36 individuals or groups. Ph.D. Jette Lengefeld ja M.D. dosentti Panu Luukkonen in University of Helsinki, received the Foundation's largest grant of EUR 100,000.

A total of 306 applications were submitted for the 2021 grant application round, for a total amount of EUR 9.5 million. 16 researchers applied for an Instrufoundation Fellow for a total of 3.0 million euros. 25 researchers applied for post doc grants for a total of EUR 1.4 million. A total of 217 grant applications totalling EUR 4.4 million were submitted for dissertations.

The Foundation’s board awarded two EUR 100,000 Instrufoundation Fellow grants. In addition, a total of EUR 395,000 was awarded to seven post-doc grants and a total of EUR 420,000 to 22 dissertation applicants. Two Silmu grants of EUR 50,000 for research innovators and science entrepreneurs was awarded. About 13% of all applications submitted could be funded.

The Board of the Foundation awarded a total of 35 grants (Table). 

Instrufoundation Fellow grant

2

200 000 €

Post-doc grants

6

395 000 €

Silmu

2

100 000 €

Grants for doctoral students

22

420 000 €

Others

3

85 000 €

Press release (in Finnish): 

"Instrumentariumin Tiedesäätiöltä 1.2 miljoonaa euroa lääketieteelliseen tutkimukseen"

The recipients of the Foundation’s grants were announced March 15, 2022.

The grants given in 2022 and before (in Finnish):