€3.3 million in the Foundation for Economic Education grants to business and economics

The Foundation’s board has on Nov. 14 awarded the 2018 round grants

The grants consist in 3,31 million euro awarded for 354 recipients. The grant sum covers 30,7 percent of the applied 10,8 million euro sum total. The greatest emphasis among the focus areas has been placed on digitalization facilitating business and economics, renewal of industries and organizations, and entrepreneurship.

The foundation’s 4 million euro budget for 2018 supports mainly doctoral and post doctoral research, and includes the grant commitments to the Foundations’ Post Doc Pool, Post Docs in Companies and the Tutkijat maailmalle -program. The foundation moreover supports the Nuori Yrittäjyys programs teaching entrepreneurship, working skills and financial skills for 7 to 29-year-olds, as well as the Skolar Award pitching competition organized in affiliation with the Slush for young ambitious post docs.

The Foundation for Economic Education’s support for research and education has in recent years been exceptionally abundant. During 2016-2017 the foundation awarded 5,0 million euro total sum to 10 Finnish research universities in business and economics.

See the list of grant round recipients here.

Heartiest congratulations for all  grant recipients!

Notice! All recipients will receive a letter confirming the awarded grant in a few days time. No further information can be provided for non-supporting grant decisions.