EUR 30m to flow into bioscience
Helsinki – The Academy of Finland Research Council for Biosciences and Environment has contributed roughly a30 million to help support research. The academy announced in October that it is now going to fund more projects than ever before. In total, 69 projects were chosen from among 264 applications. The projects are scheduled to run for four years, with average packages worth a320,000. The bulk of the awards went to projects from the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, micro-
biology, genetics and bioengineering, eco-logy, and systematics. Helsinki, Turku, Oulu and Joensuu Universities have received the most funding.