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Grant Applications to the Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation

The Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation supports high-quality research in clinical medicine and university level rresearch in health sciences.The Foundation has supported especially young scientist at a level of about 200 000 €/year. The grants are awarded at the Biomedicum Helsinki Day event in fall.

SUBMIT APPLICATION 

Application Period 3. - 22.8.2020

 

The Foundation provides three types of grants:

1. Young Investigator's grants are to support graduate students to work towards their doctoral degree. The grant is not for costs of the dissertation; the grant application will not be considered if the date of the dissertation is determined. You can receive the Young Investigator grant twice. The grant is either 6 000 € or 4 000 € based on the applications ranking.

2. Start-up grants are intended to make it easier to take on a research project without having to commit to a career in research. The grant is aimed at either current or past students of medicine / dentistry. The applicant can for instance be a medical student wishing to continue more in-depth their MD / DD thesis or a working doctor who wishes to tackle a specific issue arising from their professional clinical setting. The grant is 4 000€.

3. Clinical Investigator Post-doctoral grants for post-doctoral training abroad. Eligible applicants have a doctoral degree and have specialized or are specializing in medicine. The grant is to cover primarily research expenses (salary & other costs) and is not to exceed 50 000 €.

 

The Foundation takes into account the focusing of grants to specific areas of medicine according to the donations and wills it has received. Some of the grants may be funded from the Borrelia Fund or Timo Lehtonen Urology fund. The Borrelia Fund grants promote research of Borrelia and other tick-borne diseases and to symptoms following these diseases as well as to increasing awareness of how to prevent and treat these diseases.  The Timo Lehtonen Urology Fund grants promote research in urology. 

You can apply only one grant. In case you send several applications, only the last one will be considered.

Applications are submitted electronically. You can already register as an applicant, but you will be able to submit the application only when the call opens..

SUBMIT APPLICATION 

Application Period 3. - 22.8.2020

 

No other calls for applications will take place in 2020. Only the applications by dead-line will be accepted.

The appendices

1. Grants to young investigators 

  • application form
  • research plan (max 2 pages)
  • short curriculum vitae (max 1 page)
  • list of publications (if available)

2. Grants to start-up 

  • application form
  • research plan (max 2 pages)
  • short curriculum vitae (max 1 page) 
  • list of publications (if available)

3. Grants to clinical investigators (amount of the grant is max 50.000 €)

  • application form
  • research plan (max 5 pages)
  • description of the host group/laboratory for post-doctoral training 
  •  short curriculum vitae (max 1 page)
  • list of publications (max 20 publications)
  • invitation to the host group / laboratory

Excample of marking publication:

9. Kouri VP, Olkkonen J, Kaivosoja E, Ainola M, Juhila J, Hovatta I, Konttinen YT, Mandelin J. Circadian timekeeping is disturbed in rheumatoid arthritis at molecular level. PLoS One 2013;8(1):e54049. (IF 3.234, Rank 9/57 in Multidisciplinary Sciences)

During the review process, the following matters will be considered, among others

  • significance of the proposal with regard to medical and health sciences
  • the relevance of the proposal to the key research fields and strengths of the University of Helsinki and the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa
  • Disqualification of reviewers: http://aka.fi/en/review-and-funding-decisions/how-applications-are-reviewed/disqualification/  
  • research funding from other sources
  • previous research merits of the applicant
  • current status of the thesis project

Use of grant, method of payment and reporting

  • Grants to young scientists are awarded as personal grants. This grant is given twice to the same person.

  • Start-up grants are awarded to make it easier to take on a research project without having to commit to a career in research.

  • The purpose of the Borrelia Fund is to award the grants to promote the publicization of the Borrelia and other tick-bore diseases and the related complications and also to support their medical research and treatment.

  • Grant to clinical investigator is awarded as a personal grant to support post-doctoral training abroad.

  • Names of grantees will be published and grants will be paid in fall 2020 on the Biomedicum Helsinki Day. All applicants will receive decision e-mail from the Board of Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation.

  • The person receiving a grant must give a written report on the use of grant to the Board of Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation within one year after payment.

  • The young scientist grantees have to mention the grant by Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation in the Acknowledgements of the publication.

  • The Foundation will inform The Finnish tax authorities of the grants and their recipient.

More information:
saatio@biomedicum.fi  

24.6.2020/EC

Grant Applications to the Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation

The Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation supports high-quality research in clinical medicine and university level rresearch in health sciences.The Foundation has supported especially young scientist at a level of about 200 000 €/year. The grants are awarded at the Biomedicum Helsinki Day event in fall.

SUBMIT APPLICATION 

Application Period 3. - 22.8.2020

 

The Foundation provides three types of grants:

1. Young Investigator's grants are to support graduate students to work towards their doctoral degree. The grant is not for costs of the dissertation; the grant application will not be considered if the date of the dissertation is determined. You can receive the Young Investigator grant twice. The grant is either 6 000 € or 4 000 € based on the applications ranking.

2. Start-up grants are intended to make it easier to take on a research project without having to commit to a career in research. The grant is aimed at either current or past students of medicine / dentistry. The applicant can for instance be a medical student wishing to continue more in-depth their MD / DD thesis or a working doctor who wishes to tackle a specific issue arising from their professional clinical setting. The grant is 4 000€.

3. Clinical Investigator Post-doctoral grants for post-doctoral training abroad. Eligible applicants have a doctoral degree and have specialized or are specializing in medicine. The grant is to cover primarily research expenses (salary & other costs) and is not to exceed 50 000 €.

 

The Foundation takes into account the focusing of grants to specific areas of medicine according to the donations and wills it has received. Some of the grants may be funded from the Borrelia Fund or Timo Lehtonen Urology fund. The Borrelia Fund grants promote research of Borrelia and other tick-borne diseases and to symptoms following these diseases as well as to increasing awareness of how to prevent and treat these diseases.  The Timo Lehtonen Urology Fund grants promote research in urology. 

You can apply only one grant. In case you send several applications, only the last one will be considered.

Applications are submitted electronically. You can already register as an applicant, but you will be able to submit the application only when the call opens..

SUBMIT APPLICATION 

Application Period 3. - 22.8.2020

 

No other calls for applications will take place in 2020. Only the applications by dead-line will be accepted.

The appendices

1. Grants to young investigators 

2. Grants to start-up 

3. Grants to clinical investigators (amount of the grant is max 50.000 €)

Excample of marking publication:

9. Kouri VP, Olkkonen J, Kaivosoja E, Ainola M, Juhila J, Hovatta I, Konttinen YT, Mandelin J. Circadian timekeeping is disturbed in rheumatoid arthritis at molecular level. PLoS One 2013;8(1):e54049. (IF 3.234, Rank 9/57 in Multidisciplinary Sciences)

During the review process, the following matters will be considered, among others

Use of grant, method of payment and reporting

More information:
saatio@biomedicum.fi  

24.6.2020/EC