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Biocentrum Helsinki
General information:


- maximally 35 000 €/year
- max for 2 years

In addition to promoting high quality research in the member groups, Biocentrum Helsinki supports the repatriation of Finnish scientists as well as young foreign scientists relocating to Finland by allocating start-up grants.

The following documents must be included in the application:

    1. A signed cover letter stating applied funding, site of research and financing plan.   
    The letter should also confirm that the applicant is leading or starting an independent research group and that the applicant has already secured a principal investigator -level position with salary (for example position as an Academy Research Fellow).
    2. Curriculum vitae.
    3. Research plan (max. 5 pages).

Applications should be sent by 4th of November to

The Board of the Biocentrum Helsinki will make the funding decisions in the next meeting on November 2015.