FiDiPro - Finland Distinguished Professor Programme 2015 (II stage)

FiDiPro – Finland Distinguished Professor Programme is a joint funding programme by Tekes and the Academy of Finland. The programme offers Finnish universities and research organisations the chance to invite foreign or Finnish ex-pat world-class researchers from abroad, for a temporary period of work in Finland.
Application period: Tue 14.04.2015 - Wed 03.06.2015

Tekes is inviting  2nd-stage applications for the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme. Applicants associated with projects selected for the second stage will be informed of their selection in week 16.

The applications for the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme must arrive at Tekes by 3 June 2015 at the latest.

Full applications must be drawn up in line with Tekes' application guidelines for public research projects.

The objective of the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme's projects funded by Tekes, is the extensive application of new expertise and of the project results. In the case of projects based on public research networked with companies, the companies' contribution must account for at least 5 % of the approved project costs.

The project coordinators' research plans must clearly explain how the new expertise and the outcomes of the research project will be applied.

Businesses' participation notices must be submitted to Tekes by 3 June 2015 at the latest.
Decisions on the full applications will be made in September 2015.

Further information on applications

Additional information
Hanna Rantala, Senior Adviser
Tekes
Tel. +358 50 5577 797
hanna.rantala(at)tekes.fi