Current calls

Funding opportunity
Call Opens - Closes
01.08.2020 - 15.08.2020
01.08.2020 - 31.08.2020
01.08.2020 - 31.08.2020
01.08.2020 - 31.08.2020



Aurora Services in July

Aurora team will have holidays in July and for that reason, our responses to feedback and enquiries may be delayed. We will be back in business in August. Have a…

Academy of Finland Has Published September 2020 Call Texts

The Academy of Finland has published the call texts for the upcoming September 2020 call. The call texts are available in English, Finnish and Swedish. This year, the September call…

Results of the User Survey

We would like to thank all of you who have taken part in our user survey! We received a lot of positive and encouraging feedback. We have assembled a Frequently…

The Effects of the Coronavirus Epidemic on Finnish Funders

We have gathered here information about how the Coronavirus epidemic affects Finnish foundations and funders. - Academy of Finaland - Suomen Kulttuurirahasto: - Koneen Säätiö: - Maj…

Happy Aurora Day: We have a new introduction video!

It is a special day today because we have a surprise for you: Aurora has a new introduction video! You can turn on Finnish or English subtitles by clicking…

Academy of Finland’s April 2020 Call Texts Out Now

The Academy of Finland has published its April 2020 Call texts. The April call includes funding for Antarctic research, ICT-related research, a roadmap call for research infrastructures and a follow-up…

What is Aurora Database?

On Aurora database you can search for Finnish funding opportunities in sciences and arts, for both project funding and personal grants. The database lists funding of over 400 organisations and new funding opportunities are constantly added on to keep the database up to date. The information on Aurora is collected directly from the funding organisations.

The database is available for use free of charge. Users should verify all information from the funding organisations e.g. through their websites which will also provide more detailed application information.

The Aurora services are produced by the University of Turku. The funding for Aurora comes from Universities Finland UNIFI, The Rector´s Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene and the Association of Finnish Foundations.