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DONATIONS GRANTED 2022

29,903,300 € (the amount may include granted donations not yet published)

Tampere University

Convergence of humans and machines. 6 years.

3,000,000


Professor Anna-Liisa Laine

University of Helsinki

Research Centre for Ecological Change. 5 years.

2,440,000


University of Oulu

Advanced steels for a green planet. 5 years.

2,000,000


Professor Satu Mustjoki

University of Helsinki

Discovery of precision immunotherapies for blood cancers. 4 years.

1,636,000


Professor Vincenzo Cerullo, professor Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, professor Dario Greco

University of Helsinki, University of Eastern Finland, Tampere University

Towards precision immunotherapy for malignant glioma. 4 years.

1,498,000


Professor Olli Gröhn

University of Eastern Finland

Multiscale assessment of epileptogenicity in the human brain – for better diagnosis and treatment of drug-refractory epilepsy. 3 years.

1,483,000


Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Finnish National Ballet Youth Company. 3 years.

1,200,000


Academy Professor Lauri A. Aaltonen

University of Helsinki

Unraveling the genesis of uterine leiomyoma. 5 years.

1,195,000


Academy professor Olli Raitakari

University of Turku

Gut microbiota driving chronic disease risk during the life-course. 4 years.

1,116,000


Professor Johan Bobacka

Åbo Akademi University

Development of sustainable technologies for electrical energy storage based on biomaterials and 3D printing (SUSTEC). 4 years.

1,000,000


Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Phenomena maps: development initiative for improving the societal impact of research evidence.

1,000,000


PhD Alexander Kastaniotis

University of Oulu

Drilling down the mechanisms linking mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis to nutritional state signaling and human disorders. 4 years.

796,000


Docent Maija Vihinen-Ranta

University of Jyväskylä

Impact of cellular structures on nuclear egress of herpesvirus capsids. 3 years.

726,000


Professor emeritus Rik Wierenga

University of Oulu

Human collagen prolyl 4-hydroxylase: structural enzymological understanding and drug discovery research for fibrotic diseases and cancer. 4 years.

724,000


Docent Peter Hackman

Folkhälsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki

Improved diagnostics and therapeutic options for neuromuscular disorders. 3 years.

705,600


Professor Kari Eklund

University of Helsinki

Necrotizing fasciitis – from genetic errors to molecular pathogenesis and targeted treatment. 3 years.

700,000


Academy Research Fellow Jussi Hepojoki

University of Helsinki

The rogue satellite? – Cross-species transmission potential and disease associations of kolmiovirids. 5 years.

667,000


Professor Iiris Hovatta

University of Helsinki

Myelin plasticity in anxiety disorders. 4 years.

666,300


PhD Vladislav Verkhusha

University of Helsinki

Development of optogenetic technologies for cancer research and therapy. 3 years.

626,000


Professor Laura Airas

University of Turku

Exploring microglia and astrocyte-driven pathology in multiple sclerosis using multimodal MRI and PET imaging. 5 years.

600,000


PhD Mikko Finnilä

University of Oulu

Novel imaging methods for evaluating bone and cartilage repair. 4 years.

600,000


PhD Muhammad Muniruzzaman

Geological Survey of Finland

Machine Learning surrogate modeling for risk assessment and water quality prediction at mining sites. 4 years.

560,000


Docent Nicolas Di-Poï

University of Helsinki

Unraveling the developmental mechanisms underlying craniofacial diversity and disease. 3 years.

549,000


Docent Mohieddin Jafari

University of Helsinki

Functional Omics for Network-based Drug Combination Therapy: Integration of Thermal Proteome Profiling and Deep Metabolomics. 4 years.

513,300


Assistant Professor Heikki Nieminen

Aalto University

An ultrasonic method to overcome shortcomings of ex vivo gene therapies. 3 years.

497,000


Professor Pekka Koskinen

University of Jyväskylä

Towards sustainable metal economy: designing interfaces to stabilize two-dimensional metals. 4 years.

450,800


Docent Elisa Närvä

University of Turku

Pluripotency Directed Cancer Fight. 2 years. Proof of Concept.

388,500


The Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Ballet energy for children. 2 years.

360,000


Sibelius Society of Finland

XIII International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition 2025. 4 years.

350,000


Docent Sami Ventelä

University of Turku

Biomarker-based identification of cancer aggressiveness and design of individual cancer treatment. 2 years. Proof of Concept.

300,000


Zodiak Presents ry

Development of international sales and marketing of dance and circus, production and touring activities and increase of knowledge capital. In cooperation with the Zodiak – Centre for New Dance, the Cirko – Centre for New Circus and the Dance House Helsinki. Proof of Concept. 1–2 years.

300,000


Docent Arto Pulliainen

University of Turku

Enigmatic toxin-antitoxin systems in Mycobacterium tuberculosis – what do they do, are they druggable? 2 years.

295,000


Turku Music Festival Foundation

Turku Music Festival presents three major international artist icons in 2023. 1,5 years.

250,000


Professor Per Saris

University of Helsinki

Can Desulfovibriobacteria cause α-synuclein aggregation leading to Parkinson´s disease? 2 years. Proof of Concept.

209,000


Professor Noora Kotaja

University of Turku

Germline epigenome in the maintenance of male fertility and transgenerational offspring health. 2 years. Proof of Concept.

200,000


Mikkelin Musiikkijuhlien Kannatusyhdistys ry

International orchestra visits at the Mikkeli Music Festival.

100,000


Docent Juzoh Umemori

University of Eastern Finland

Amelioration of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms by restoring the function of parvalbumin-positive interneurons. 3 years.

90,000


Kansainvälisen Uuni Klami -sävellyskilpailun kannatusyhdistys ry

V International Uuno Klami Composition Competition 2023–2024.

70,000


Suomenkielisen Kouluviestikarnevaalin Tukisäätiö

Running Relay for Finnish schools on Olympic Stadium 2022.

30,000


Suomen Nuoriso-opisto

J. H. Erkko writing contest 2022.

9,500


Erkko General Upper Secondary school in Orimattila

Stipends 2022.

2,300