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Aalto University receives almost 5,7 million euros key project funding from the Academy of Finland

The funding is especially geared towards early-career researchers.

The Academy of Finland has decided to grant funding to 101 research projects under the key project funding scheme “Forging ahead with Research”. The funds for this scheme were allocated to the Academy of Finland through the Government Programme with a view to strengthening the quality and impact of research and promoting active collaboration with end-users and beneficiaries of research results. The funding, 30 million euros in total, is especially geared towards early-career researchers whose projects have been highly rated in previous peer reviews.

The projects/Schools are:

Aalto CHEM

Tanja Kallio: Critical raw material free electrocatalysis for hydrogen electrolyser, 300 000 euros

Eero Kontturi: Towards realistic, green, and low-cost production of cellulose nanocrystals, 300 000

Aalto ELEC

Kalle Palomäki: Conversation assistant for the hearing impaired, 299 993

Hele Savin: Superior x-ray imaging using next-generation photosensor (VISION), 297 987

Zhipei Sun: High-performance ultrafast mid-infrared fiber lasers for health and wellbeing applications, 299 385

Aalto ENG

Matti Kummu: Global Water Scarcity Atlas: understanding resource pressure, causes, consequences, and opportunities (WASCO), 295 080

Tatiana Minav: Implementation of zonal integrated future fluid power systems (IZIF), 270 000

Aalto SCI

Petri Ala-Laurila: Novel real-time tools to characterize and manipulate freely moving animal behavior, 300 000

Mario DiFrancesco: Harnessing Available Spectrum for Mobile Video and Beyond (ASPECT), 300 000

Tuomo Kuusi: Quantification of diffusion in random porous media, 300 000

Russell Lake: An ultrasensitive microwave spectrum analyzer, 299 986

Peter Liljeroth: Atomically precise materials for future devices, 300 000

Mikko Möttönen: Development of the quantum circuit refrigerator towards commercially relevant purposes, 299 997

Robin Ras: Magnetic Microdroplets as Analytical Probes, 300 000

Patrick Rinke: Database driven science for new materials, 299 726

Tuukka Ruotsalo: Modeling User Intentions In-the-Wild, 295 098

Kari Smolander: Digital Infrastructures and Enterprise Integration, 299 530

Lide Yao: In-situ TEM characterization of next-generation perovskite solar cell, 300 000

Harri Piitulainen: Identification and quantification of sensorimotor deficits in cerebral palsy and rehabilitation of motor functions after stroke, 299 437

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