Research & Art

The Research Council 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 Nitin Sawhney: Designing Inclusive & Trustworthy Digital Public Services for Migrants in Finland. Also s professor Tom Bäckström ja Academy Research Fellow Johanna Ylipulli are participating in the project from Aalto.
  • Professor Jukka Seppälä: Bio-oils based polymeric composites; value chain from syntheisis to additive manufacturing

We take part (SRC funding)

  • Professor Mikko Mönkkönen, University of Jyväskylä, Aalto University’s responsible professor Minna Halme: Forests in systemic transition - balancing efficiency with fairness and resilience
  • 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
  • Professor Eva Pongracz, University of Oulu, Aalto University’s responsible professor Ilkka Keppo: Solutions for transition: Fair, flexible and socially resilient energy systems
  • Professori Niko Soininen, University of Eastern Finland, Aalto University’s responsible professor Marko Keskinen: Resilience of complex legal systems in sustainability transformation 
  • Professor Mervi Pantti, University of Helsinki, Aalto University's responsible professor Mikko Kivelä: The democratic epistemic capacities in the age of algorithms
  • Research Professori Tarja Heponiemi, Institute for Health and Welfare, Aalto University’s responsible leader Senior University Lecturer  Sari Kujala: Towards socially inclusive digital society: transforming service culture
  • 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 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 Niina Junttila, University of Turku, Aalto University’s responsible professor Matti Sarvimäki: Right to Belong: Tackling Loneliness and Ostracism during Childhood and Youth
  • Professor Kati Miettunen, University of Turku, Aalto University’s responsible professor Sanna Syri: REsilient and Accessible power system with Large shares of Solar energy
  • Professor Susanna Paasonen, Aalto University’s responsible professor Annamari Vänskä: Intimacy in Data-Driven Culture
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