Antarctic Research

Grant Name
Antarctic Research
Funder
Finlands Akademi
Opetus- ja Kulttuuriministeriö
Location
Finland
Research Area
Polar Science
Deadline
May 12, 2022
Grant Size
Upper €1,000,000EUR The call's funding budget has been set at a maximum of 2.5 million euros. The goal is to grant an average of EUR 450,000 for four-year projects. The maximum funding per project is EUR 600,000 (equivalent to EUR 150,000 per year). The maximum total funding per consortium-based Academy Project is EUR 1 million (equivalent to EUR 250,000 per year).The funding period is 1 January 2021-31 December 2024.
Contact Info
Ulrika Jakobsson, Science Adviser (Natural sciences and engineering) Ulrika.Jakobsson@aka.fi
Laura Forsström, Science Adviser (Biosciences, health and the environment) Laura.Forsstrom@aka.fi
Mikko Ylikangas, Programme Manager (Culture and society) Mikko.Ylikangas@aka.fi
Mika Kalakoski, Manager (Finnish Meteorological Institute, FINNARP) mika.kalakoski@fmi.fi
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Eligibility
The funding can be applied for by individual research teams or consortia composed of two or several research teams. The consortium parties may represent one or several research organisations. In addition to a doctoral degree, the principal investigator (PI) of the proposed project must also have other significant scientific merits. Usually the PI is a professor or a researcher at the docent level (adjunct professor). In addition, the applicant must have a close connection with Finland to support the implementation of a multi-year project.
Description
The Academy of Finland opens a targeted call for applications in Antarctic research. The aim is to generate internationally significant new breakthroughs in Antarctic research. Antarctic research produces high-quality scientific data that concern Antarctica or for which information obtained from Antarctica is irreplaceable.The scope of the call covers all relevant areas of Antarctic research. The research may be global or circumpolar, focusing on both Polar Regions, but it must be research that cannot be conducted without Antarctic data. In accordance with Finland's Antarctic Research Strategy (2014), the funding supports interactive and multidisciplinary research. Only projects that involve international collaboration are eligible to receive funding. When making funding decisions, the academy will pay particular attention to the multidisciplinary nature of the projects. Eligibility The funding can be applied for by individual research teams or consortia composed of two or several research teams. The consortium parties may represent one or several research organisations. In addition to a doctoral degree, the principal investigator (PI) of the proposed project must also have other significant scientific merits. Usually the PI is a professor or a researcher at the docent level (adjunct professor). In addition, the applicant must have a close connection with Finland to support the implementation of a multi-year project.

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May 12, 2022