Name of funding opportunity

PoDoCo Program



Funding organisation website


The aim of the PoDoCo program is to promote academic research supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of Finnish companies, and the employment of young doctors in industry. PoDoCo offers young scholars funding from one source for academic research having strategic importance for Finnish companies. PoDoCo program is aimed for young doctors who have recently completed or will soon complete their doctoral degree. PoDoCo program is aimed for all disciplines. The duration of PoDoCo period is 1-2 years and it consist of two phases: research period and targeted research period. Further information at:

Application guidelines

Application form and guidelines available at:

Application period

15.09.2019 - 31.10.2019

Contact information

Seppo Tikkanen (DIMECC Ltd.)
tel:+358 40 840 2780
email: seppo.tikkanen(a)