Name of funding opportunity

KAUTE Foundation research grants

Funding organisation website


The KAUTE Foundation supports research and teaching in commercial and technical sciences. The aim of the foundation is to promote the sustainable renewal of Finnish businesses and the society.
For 2021-2023, the Foundation’s strategic themes are “data-driven future,” “a diversifying society,” and “sustainable reconstruction.” In grants decisions the relevance of the research to these themes is taken into account, but are grants are not limited to them. The foundation funds research that strengthens Finland’s knowledge base.

Grants awarded in the spring 2021 grant application:
1) working grants for dissertation students and young doctoral researchers for full-time work. The amount of grants in 2021 is 6,000 euros (3 months), 12,000 euros (6 months) and 22,000 euros (12 months).

2) grants to cover the costs of travel, research or publication work. The grant may be used to cover travel expenses for study visits of at least one week, but not for conference visits. The amount of the grant in 2021 is a maximum of 10,000 euros.

Application guidelines

The application is made through KAUTE’s application system. Grant applications with appendices and statements must be submitted by January 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Information on the application procedure is available on the Foundation’s website under “Grants”. Late grant applications will not be processed.