Current calls



Academy of Finland Has Published September 2021 Call Texts - The Call Will Open on 11 August

The Academy of Finland has published the call texts for the upcoming September 2021 call in English, Finnish and in Swedish. The call texts are available on the Academy’s website…

Updates on Aurora Database on 19 March

On Friday 19 March in the morning, un update will be installed to the Aurora database, which may hamper the search tool momentarily. The function should recover quickly.

Academy of Finland’s April 2021 call texts out now

The Academy of Finland’s April 2021 call texts are now available on the Academy’s website. Applications can be submitted in the online services as of Thursday 1 April. The deadline…

Aurora's Introduction Video Now Has Subtitles in Three Languages

Aurora's introduction video now has subtitles in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. You can select the subtitle language by clicking the CC-button at the down-right corner of the video.

Merry Christmas!

Aurora team wishes you Happy Holidays and Great New Year 2021!

Read a Blog Post About Aurora

The Aurora-team wrote a blog post for the Research Funding NOW!-blog. In the blog we discuss how and why Aurora-database was established and by who. Aurora Database – Providing Reliable…

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.