Information about the Research Foundation

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.

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Orion Research Foundation grants for 2021 can be applied for between 1 August and 10 September 2020

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Orion Research Foundation's grants

Orion Research Foundation sr is distributing EUR 902,000 in research grants based on applications for 2020.

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The Administration of the Research Foundation

Instructions for grant applicant

The Research Foundation declares the grants to be applied in August. The application deadline ends in early September and the application instructions will be published on the Foundation´s website and multiple magazines of the field. The information about the previous grants since 2007 are available on our website.

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Instructions for grant recipient

A major grant took Suvi Kuosmanen abroad: Fascinated by cardiovascular genomics

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New perspectives into children’s mental health issues

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.

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