• The Academy of Finland offers a variety of funding opportunities for scientific research.

  • The African Union Research Grant programme offers funding opportunities for science and technology research conducted in Africa contributing towards sustainable development.

  • CIMO supports many different programs from offering grants to students wishing to study and complete internships abroad to researchers seeking project funding.
  • Horizon 2020 funds research at the organisational and individual level in Europe.

  • The Fulbright Center offers grants to Finnish students, researchers and scholars wishing to conduct research in the United States. 
  • HEI-ICI is a funding instrument supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Finland to support development cooperation initiatives between Finnish higher education institutes and partner institutes in developing countries.

  • IFS (International Foundation for Science) offers individual grant schemes for developing country scientists and holds research competitions.

  • Marie Curie Actions offers different funding opportunities for researchers in various stages of their careers.

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UniPID Activities

UniPID takes part in many activities that align with their mission to build the capacity of students, researchers, institutions and development networks. 

UniPID is actively involved in several European Commission funded projects (CAAST-Net Plus & RINEA) in order to further both Finnish and partner interest in EU-Africa cooperation.