Strong overall result: 27.5 million euros from the Research Council of Finland

A total of 52 Aalto researchers received Academy Research Fellowship and Academy Project funding. The total funding awarded to Aalto University amounts to 27.5 million euros
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Overall, Aalto University's researchers succeeded extremely well in the Research Council of Finland's 2024 winter call. The total amount of funding awarded by the Research Council will strengthen Aalto University’s research with EUR 27.5 million, which represents 13% of all funding awarded by the Research Council in this call. 

The corresponding funding decisions from the previous call, the so-called September 2022 call, amounted to a total of EUR 21.1 million and approximately 9.5 percent.

Next autumn, 20 new Academy Research Fellows will start at Aalto. The total funding allocated to Aalto University for these positions amounts to almost EUR 12.5 million. In comparison, the figures from the previous round were 16 positions and EUR 9.1 million.

A total of EUR 15.1 million was awarded to Aalto University in the form of Academy Project funding. The university's researchers are involved in 30 different research projects with 32 subprojects. In the previous call, Aalto University received EUR 12 million in funding for 30 sub-projects, covering research in natural sciences and engineering, social sciences and humanities as well as biosciences, health and the environment.

Both Academy Research Fellow and Academy Project grants are for four years.

Congratulations to all the grant recipients!

Please see the attachment below for Aalto University’s new Academy Research Fellows and Academy Projects. In the listing, after the recipient, there are names of the department and project. Unfortunately, most of the project names are in Finnish only.

You can read and learn more about the funding decisions in the Research Council of Finland's press releases and portal:

Research.fiNatural sciences and engineering – Academy Research Fellows and Academy ProjectsSocial sciences and humanities – Academy Research Fellows and Academy ProjectsBiosciences, health and the environment – Academy Research Fellows and Academy ProjectsAbout the Research Council of Finland’s funding decisions at – please note

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