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Research projects


The Foundation hereby announces funds available large-scale ambitious scientific research projects in business administration and in areas that are central from a management perspective.

Funding for an individual project is granted for 2-3 years with a total amount of no more than 300.000 euros. An overhead of maximum 15% can be included in the amount applied for. The project should be led by a senior researcher and can be a collaboration between two universities. Funding is primarily awarded for salary expenses and the funds awarded cannot be used for personal scholarships. The research site must provide the necessary infrastructure for the project and handle payments related to the project. Funding is tied to the principal investigator.

The application should be written in English in its entirety and should comprise of the following elements:

  • A research plan to be drawn up in accordance with the following guidelines (link to the guidelines).
  • A curriculum vitae (including list of publications) of the principal investigator and the persons who are to receive salary from the project.

Applications, including attachments, are to be sent no later than 27th of June 2022 by e-mail to virve.valkama@nordea.com. The foundation aims to inform about granted funding by the end of November 2022. Inquiries regarding grants are answered by Carl-Richard Lundell, carl-richard.lundell@nordea.fi, +358 20 724 8078.