The research we fund advance medicine and healthcare, thus impacting the life of everyone living in Finland.

The impact assessment that was conducted in 2016 shows that research funded with the Foundation’s Research Group Founder’s Grant provided scientific, educational, and societal impact.

The new knowledge generated through the research funded by the Foundation had contributed to the advancement of medicine and healthcare. The findings of the studies have influenced the national Current Care Guidelines and, to some extent, international guidelines as well.

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The grants provided by the Foundation improve the opportunities of young researchers to pursue research work as doctoral students and later as independent researchers and group leaders.

Tomorrow’s healthcare is created today. It is important to ensure that there are resources for medical research also in the future.

Read the full impact assessment in Finnish.

The impact assessment

Making a donation

Donations made by private individuals and companies are a key source of funding for the Foundation. We are grateful for every donation.

Awarded grants

We distribute grants annually to an average of 150 researchers, totaling more than two million euros. Read about the research we have funded.