Research & Art

The Academy of Finland’s SRC

Strategic Research Council (SRC) funding supports high quality research with potentially major impacts on society. Such research seeks concrete solutions to significant problems, and requires a multidisciplinary approach. Collaboration between knowledge producers and knowledge users is essential. SRC programmes run for 3–6 years.

We coordinate (SRC funding)

  • Professor Minna Halme: Sustainable textile systems: Co-creating resource-wise business for Finland in global textile networks. Also professors Kirsi Niinimäki ja Herbert Sixta are participating in the project from Aalto.
  • Professor Seppo Junnila: Smart land use policy for sustainable urbanization
  • Professor Jukka Seppälä: Bio-oils based polymeric composites; value chain from syntheisis to additive manufacturing
                   

We take part (SRC funding)

  • Professor Leena Järvi, University of Helsinki, Aalto University’s responsible professor Ranja Hautamäki and professor Seppo Junnila: Individuals, communities and municipalities mitigating climate change by carbon smart green space
  • Professor Liisa Häikiö, University of Tampere, Aalto University’s responsible professor Mikko Jalas: Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impac
  • Research Professori Tarja Heponiemi, Institute for Health and Welfare, Aalto University’s responsible leader Research Fellow Sari Kujala: Towards socially inclusive digital society: transforming service culture
  • Professor Tiina Laatikainen University of Eastern Finland, Aalto University’s responsible leader postdoctoral researcher Miika Linna: Improving the information base and optimizing service solutions to support social welfare and health care reform
  • University lecturer Riikka Räisänen, University of Helsinki, Aalto University’s responsible professors Julia Lohmann and Monika Österberg: Bio Based Dyes and Pigments for Colour Palette
  • Professor Janne Hukkinen University of Helsinki, Aalto University’s responsible professor Peter Lund: Creative adaptation to wicked socio-environmental disruptions.
  • Professor Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma, University of Helsinki, Aalto University’s responsible professor Mari Lundström: Sustainable Drug Discovery and Development with End-of-Life Yield.
  • Professor Petri Ylikoski, University of Helsinki, Aalto University’s responsible professor Pekka Marttinen: Data Literacy for Responsible Decision-Making
  • Professor Antti Tanskanen, University of Turku, Aalto University’s responsible professor Jari Saramäki: Social networks, fertility and wellbeing in ageing populations: Building demographic resilience in Finland
  • Professor Susanna Paasonen, Aalto University’s responsible professor Annamari Vänskä: Intimacy in Data-Driven Culture
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