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DONATIONS GRANTED 2021

46,958,200 € (the amount may include granted donations not yet published)

City of Helsinki

New Architecture and Design museum

Conditional capitalisation of the new museum foundation.

20,000,000


University of Turku

Turku PET Centre

A New fast total body simultaneous PET imaging for scientific research and clinical diagnostics.

5,000,000


Professor Alf Norkko

University of Helsinki

Centre for Coastal Ecosystem and Climate Change Research (CoastClim). 5 years

3,020,000


Professor Vesa Kiviniemi

University of Oulu

Target-controlled glymphatic treatment – we will investigate contrast-free imaging of brain glyphphatic function, electroacoustic therapy, and the role of respiratory pulsation in epilepsy. 5 years

1,200,000


Professor Alan Schulman

University of Helsinki

PanFaba: A faba bean pan-genome for sustainable protein security. 4 years

1,200,000


Professor Mart Saarma, docent Tommi Kajander

University of Helsinki

Identification of receptors for CDNF and MANF – novel molecular mechanisms in cellular stress and disease. 3 years

1,190,000


Professor Päivi Peltomäki

University of Helsinki

New approaches for cancer prevention in Lynch syndrome. 4 years

1,173,000


Tanssin Talo ry

Important International Guest Performances in the Erkko hall of the Dance House Helsinki in 2022 and 2023.

1,000,000


PhD Johanna Ivaska

University of Turku

Cancer metastasis – new biological paradigms as drug targets. 4 years

990,000


Professor Akseli Hemminki

University of Helsinki

Overcoming current obstacles in solid tumor bispecific T-cell engager (BiTE) technology by oncolytic adenoviral delivery. 3 years

950,000


Professor Hannes Lohi

University of Helsinki

Of dogs, wolves and men – from genes to brain function. 3 years

938,000


Finnish Institute of International Relations

The expansion of the exchange programme related to the U.S.-studies at the Finnish Institute of International Relations, 2021–2023. 3 years

900,000


Associate professor Paola Vivo

Tampere University

Human-centered solar smart technology design for healthy aging (SOL-TECH). 3 years

750,700


Professor Thomas Kietzmann

University of Oulu

New networks linking hypoxia to obesity. 5 years

667,000


Professor Paula Elomaa, associate professor Timo Hytönen

University of Helsinki

ASTROS: How meristems guide plant reproductive development? Plant developmental biology. 4 years

612,000


PhD Vivek Sharma

University of Helsinki

ComplexIty – Energy and ROS production in mitochondria. 3 years

485,000


Professor Varpu Marjomäki

University of Jyväskylä / University of Helsinki

Safe and broadly acting antiviral drugs. 2 years

480,000


PhD Maria Lahtinen-Kaislaniemi

Finnish Food Authorithy

Strontium isotope analysis as food authenticity methodology in Finland. 4 years

477,000


Kamarimusiikkia kaupungeissa ry

Concert series with chamber music.

450,000


PhD Juha Huiskonen

University of Helsinki

CellCargo – Molecular mechanisms in cellular cargo trafficking complexes. 3 years

448,000


Docent Rajaram Venkatesan

University of Oulu

Molecular mechanisms of cholesterol import in mycobacteria. 2 years

420,000


Zodiak Presents ry

Zodiak 2025 – Development of audience engagement work in the international ecosystem of contemporary dance. 5 years

410,000


PhD Kari Kurppa

University of Turku

Eliminating the seeds of relapse – targeting residual disease following cancer therapy. 3 years

398,000


Docent Svetlana Molchanova

University of Helsinki

Leucine-rich repeat proteins in the development of motor and attentional functions. (PoC). 2 years

387,000


Associate professor Weiwei Lin

Aalto University

Automated Inspection System for Bridges using Drive-By Method and Deep Learning Techniques. 3 years

346,000


Docent Joni Turunen

Folkhälsan Research Center

Molecular Mechanism and Treatments of Keratitis Fugax Hereditaria Caused by the Variant in the Inflammasome NLRP3 Gene. 2 years

300,000


Docent Hilkka Timonen, professor Markku Vainio

Finnish Meteorological Institute/University of Helsinki

Compact and precise sensor for global black carbon monitoring. POC. 2 years

298,000


Associate professor Jose Lado

Aalto University

“Engineering heavy fermions in twisted van der Waals materials”. 2 years

294,000


Academy Research Fellow Kristiina Huttunen

University of Eastern Finland

Resolution to Defeat Brain Creatine Deficiency Syndrome. 2 years

293,700


Mika Salmi

Aalto University

4D printing of hybrid materials. 3 years

286,000


Professor Vesa Olkkonen

Biomedicum Helsinki

Novel Golgi machinery controlling cellular lipid metabolism: Function in diseases of liver and lung. 3 years

285,000


Professor Heikki Tanila

University of Eastern Finland

Sleep-related epileptiform discharges in Alzheimer’s disease. 2 years

280,100


Docent Carlos Figueiredo

University of Turku

Targeting CD74 in metastatic melanoma – mechanisms, prognostication, and therapeutic opportunities. 2 years

260,000


Associate professor Vittorio Fortino

University of Eastern Finland

Combining multi-omics data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for disease subtype and drug discoveries. 3 years

211,500


Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Ballet energy for children

200,000


Helsinki Cup Oy

Equal girls. 2 years

190,000


John Nurminen Foundation

80,000


Helsinki International Ballet Competition Association

Helsinki International Ballet Competition

50,000


The Finnish Institute for Children´s Literature

Illustration art of children’s books 1847–2019

30,000


Suomen Nuoriso-opisto

J.H. Erkko Writing Contest, Writers of the Future.

8,000