Current calls

Funding opportunity
Call Opens - Closes
February 2021 - February 2021
01.02.2021 - 28.02.2021
01.02.2021 - 28.02.2021
February 2021 - February 2021
01.02.2021 - 28.02.2021
21.01.2021 - 28.02.2021
01.02.2021 - 01.03.2021
13.01.2021 - 05.03.2021



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…

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…

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.