Orion Research Foundation sr distributes grants according to Foundation´s rules for Finnish medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and natural sciences related to those, such as chemistry and physics. Grants are awarded for researchers with a doctorate and young scientists without a doctorate, for scientific research.
Orion Research Foundation sr is distributing EUR 902,000 in research grants based on applications for 2020.
Going abroad was an important career move for Sara Sammallahti. A grant of EUR 50,000 from the Orion Research Foundation made it possible for her to join a group of Dutch and American researchers. Sammallahti is studying the effects of the mother’s well-being during pregnancy on the brain of the foetus.
There are 11 members in the board of the Research Foundation. They represent the organisations of the awarted fields, five Academic Medical Education Deparments and Orion Co.