Grants for research in water technology

In Finland, a lot of high-level water technology research is carried out and high-quality water technology is developed. Both KAUTE Foundation and Erkki Paasikivi Foundation award grants for these fields of studies.

The purpose of the common website focusing on the research of water technology is to guarantee multi-annual funding especially for research projects by young researchers. With the funding the researchers are also encouraged to create international networks.

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Application period starts in 68 days (19.08.2024)

Through the new application process for research in water technology, the applicants reach both foundations by submitting one application. Year 2024 grant application period is 19.8.–20.9. Link to the application system will appear here once the application period begins.

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You can apply for a grant for water technology research and development projects. The grants are primarily awarded for doctoral dissertations or for post-doctoral research.

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Water technology research institutes in Finland

High-level water technology and clean water research is being done in several Finnish universities and research institutes. Previously, the foundations involved have awarded funding to, among others, researchers working in the following institutions.