Donations Granted


27,824,700 €

(the amount may include granted donations not yet published)

University of Oulu

Fundraising Campaign

1,500,000 €

Professor Päivi Peltomäki

University of Helsinki

Lynch Syndrome: A Model For Carcinogenesis and Cancer Prevention

1,250,000 €

PhD Hasse Karlsson

University of Turku

Protecting the Infant Brain – Biomarkers for Vulnerability for Prenatal and Early Life Stress

1,200,000 €

PhD Kari Alitalo

University of Helsinki

Meningeal Lymphatic Vessels in Neurological Diseases

1,100,000 €

Svenska Handelshögskolan

Hanken Returns

1,000,000 €

Finnish National Opera Foundation

Youth Company 2016–2019

900,000 €

PhD Harry Scheinin

University of Turku and The Hospital District of Southwest Finland

The Neural Mechanisms of Anesthesia and Human Consciousness

885,000 €

PhD Adrian Goldman

University of Helsinki

Novel inhibitors of protozoan parasites

863,000 €

Professor Olli Silvennoinen

University of Tampere

Pseudokinases as a novel drug target for malignant blood diseases

855,000 €

Professor Heikki Huikuri and professor Risto Kerkelä

University of Oulu

Myocardial Fibrosis in Sudden Cardiac Death

800,000 €

Professor Pekka Lappalainen

University of Helsinki

Mechanosensitive Actomyosin Bundles: roles in epithelial morphogenesis and cancer progression

708,000 €

Professor Miika Nieminen

University of Oulu

Structure-specific MRI characterization of articular cartilage in osteoarthritis

700,000 €

Professor Thomas Kietzmann

University of Oulu

Determining the role of the ubiquitin-specific protease 28 (usp28) in carcinogenesis and metabolism.

585,000 €

Professor Jussi Timonen and associate professor Maija Vihinen-Ranta

University of Jyväskylä

Herpesvirus nucleus interactions

503,000 €

Lallukka Artists’ Home

Renovation of the artist house Lallukka 2015–2017

500,000 €

Professor Klaus Hedman

University of Helsinki

Newly Discovered Human DNA Viruses – Diagnosis, Occurrence and Clinical Impact

500,000 €

Finnish Literature Society

500,000 €

PhD Pauliina Damdimopoulou

Karoliinska institutet, Stockholm

Keeping eggs healthy – environmental chemicals and female fertility

480,000 €

PhD Tommi Kajander

University of Helsinki

Structural biology of the membrane of the synapse

470,000 €

PhD Lotta-Riina Sundberg

University of Jyväskylä

Biomaterial – a novel technique for control of bacterial diseases in aquaculture

470,000 €

DSc Jarno Tanskanen

Tampere University of Technology

Biological Neuronal Communications and Computing with ICT (NeuCom)

445,000 €

Docent Johanna Tuomela

University of Turku

Toll-like receptor 9 in aggressive breast cancer

380,000 €

PhD Anna-Liisa Laine

University of Helsinki

The metapopulation research

375,000 €

PhD Kristiina Mäkinen

University of Helsinki

The molecular basis of viral protein synthesis

350,000 €

Professor Katri K. Sieberg

University of Tampere

Summer School Series 2016–2018

300,000 €

DSc Eero Vaara

Hanken School of Economics

Processes and practices of strategic change in city organisations

300,000 €

Suomen Kansallisteatterin Osakeyhtiö

History of Finnish National Theatre 2018–2020

273,000 €

PhD Zhanna Boeva

Åbo Akademi University

New electrochemical sensing platforms for personalized medicine

270,000 €

Professor Airi Palva

University of Helsinki

270,000 €

PhD Mikko Metsä-Ketelä

University of Turku

Synthetic Biology for Generation of Novel Antibiotics

257,000 €

Design Museum

Exhibition year 2017

250,000 €

Docent Miika Koskinen

University of Helsinki, University of Glasgow

Modeling of brain response to natural speech

250,000 €

PhD Kirsi Mikkonen

University of Helsinki

Novel wood-derived emulsifiers for superior lipid stabilization (WOODLIPS)

232,000 €

PhD Michael Jeltsch

University of Helsinki

Monoclonal Antibody Generation in Two Days

220,000 €

Hamina Tattoo International Military Music Festival

200,000 €

John Nurminen Foundation

Loki – Piloting Digital Maritime Cultural Heritage

194,000 €

Professor Ilkka Ruostetsaari

University of Tampere

185,000 €

PhD Nick Walters

University of Tampere

Controlled direction of stem cell fate in three-dimensions:utilizing novel hydrogels with precisely defined matrix stiffness, degradability and ligand presentation to regulate stem cell fate

180,000 €

Finnish Institute in Stockholm

Seminar on social activities

180,000 €

PhD Dongfei Liu

University of Helsinki

Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smart Nanovectors for Targeted Breast cancer Therapy

160,000 €


The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre

TandemLeadership Program

160,000 €

Historians without Borders in Finland foundation

Historians without Borders: The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts

155,000 €

PhD Kari Kurppa

Harvard Medical School

Resistance mechanisms to third-generation EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer

143,000 €

PhD Roope Tikkanen

University of Helsinki, National Institute of Health USA

Genetic causes to public health-related psychiatric disorders

130,000 €

PhD Jukka Alinikula

Yale University and University of Turku

Targetin of Somatic Hypermutation in the Genome

130,000 €

Compania Kaari & Roni Martin / Tanssikaari ry.

International activities 2015–2016

120,000 €

PhD Anne-Mari Mustonen

University of Eastern Finland

Detection, characterization and significance of hyaluronan-coated microvesicles in orthopedic diseases

115,000 €

Espoon Musiikkifestivaalit yhdistys / PianoEspoo

International Piano Festival

110,000 €

PhD Sanna Vuoristo

The University of Cambridge, UK

The role of Fhod1 in embryonic development and pluripotency

100,000 €

Helsinki International Ballet Competition

80,000 €

PhD Juho Vuononvirta

National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK

Direct visualization of the fate of inflammatoryneutrophils and alveolar macrophages in the lung

62,000 €

PhD Tatu Mäkinen

Helsinki Bone and Joint Research Group

60,000 €

PhD Suvi Renkonen

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Systems level analysis of Head and Neck Cancer

60,000 €

Harbour Icebreaker S/S Turso Association

Repairs 2015

50,000 €

Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi ry.

Kuopio Dance Festival 2016

40,000 €

PhD Miia Lehtinen

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Embryonic stem cell-derived heart progenitors and cardiac repair

33,000 €


Design Innovation Course

30,000 €

Vaasanseudun urheiluakatemia

20,000 €

PhD Johannes Leppä

California Institute of Technology

Development of an aerosol charger that produces a known charge distribution 2015–2016

19,300 €

Suomen Nuoriso-opiston kannatusyhdistys

J.H.Erkko Literature Competition 2016

7,000 €

Scholarships for Erkko Upper Secondary School of Orimattila

4,900 €