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FIN3R issues no grants. The following is an overview of the primary parties who fund research. FIN3R receives funding from Finland (Academy of Finland, Bussiness Finland and Aurora), as well as from international funds (Innovative Medicines Initiative and NordForsk).



Academy of Finland 

The Academy of Finland funds high-quality scientific research, provides expertise in science and science policy, and strengthens the position of science and research.


Business Finland

Business Finland provides funding for research, product development and various business development needs for SMEs in particular. Large corporations and research organisations can receive funding for joint projects with SMEs.



The Aurora search database catalogues Finnish science and art funding opportunities, including everything from project funding to personal grants. The database receives continuous updates and currently has funding opportunities from over 400 sponsors. The data in Aurora is collected directly from the sponsors.



The Innovative Medicines Initiative is funded jointly by the European Union (represented by the European Commission) and the European pharmaceutical industry (represented by EFPIA, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations).



NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for and facilitates Nordic cooperation on research and research infrastructure.