Instrumentarium Science Foundation awarded 1.400.000 Euros for science and research
Instrumentarium Science Foundation has awarded grants of EUR 1.400.000 to researchers in medicine, science and technology. Grants were awarded to a total of 43 individuals or groups. Ph.D. Heidi Haikala, University of Helsinki and Ph.D. Juulia Jylhävä, University of Tampere, received the Foundation's largest grant of EUR 100.000.
A total of 342 applications were submitted for the 2023 grant application round, and their total amount was 12.8 million euros. 34 researchers applied for the Instrufoundation Fellow grant with a total of 3.3 million euros. 29 researchers applied for post doc grants with a total of 2.1 million euros. 225 grant applications with a total of 4.9 million euros were submitted for dissertations.
The Foundation's board awarded two Instrufoundation Fellow grants of 100.000 euros. In addition, ten post-doc grants totaling 500,000 euros were awarded, and 28 grants totaling 547.000 euros were awarded to applicants preparing their dissertations. The Silmu grant of 50.000 euros intended to support scientific entrepreneurship was awarded to Maculaser Oy and Hematoscope Oy. The Board of the Foundation awarded a total of 43 grants. About 11% of all submitted applications could be funded.
Instrufoundation Fellow grant
200 000 €
500 000 €
100 000 €
Grants for doctoral students
547 000 €
53 000 €
Press release (in Finnish):
The recipients of the Foundation's grants will be announced at an announcement event on February 7, 2022 at Astoria-sali, Iso Roobertinkatu 14, Helsinki.
The grants given in 2023 and before (in Finnish):