Current calls

Funding opportunity
Call Opens - Closes
01.08.2019 - 31.08.2019
01.08.2019 - 31.08.2019
26.08.2019 - 13.09.2019
15.08.2019 - 15.09.2019
15.08.2019 - 15.09.2019
15.08.2019 - 15.09.2019



Academy of Finland’s September 2019 Call Text out Now

The Academy of Finland has published the call text for the upcoming September 2019 call on their website: Applications can be submitted in the Academy of Finland’s online services 3–25…

Aurora Database's Feedback Form May Be Down on 2 May 2019

There may be momentary downtime between 8 and 9 pm on the Aurora database's feedback form on 2 May 2019. Please, return to the form later if it isn't working…

Academy of Finland’s April 2019 Call Texts Out Now

The Academy of Finland has published its April 2019 Call texts. Funding is available for research infrastructures  and Academy Programmes. The application can be submitted from 2 to 24 April…

Happy Aurora Day!

It’s been six years since the Aurora database opened. This year we have made some technical improvements based in the feedback we have received. We would like to continue to…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Aurora team!

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We Have Developed Aurora on the Basis of User Feedback

It has been around half a year since the Aurora database opened with a new platform. During this time we have received feedback on the functions as well as the…

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 Council of Finnish Foundations.