Finland FlagAcademy of Finland has opened a special funding call aimed at supporting the use of the EuroHPC supercomputing infrastructure, the introduction of quantum computers and the application of high-performance computing. The call opened on August 11, and closes on October 6, 2021.

  • Applicants are requested notify the topic, fields and keywords of the application by email to eurohpc@aka.fi by 1 September 2021. The information will help in organising the scientific review.
  • average funding 400,000–500,000 euros per subproject
  • for multidisciplinary research teams or consortia composed of two or more research teams
  • Applicants are encouraged to approach the topic broadly and together with relevant national or international partners, expanding their expertise and seeking new initiatives.
  • funding to hire a research team and to cover direct research costs

The aim of the funding is to support the development of a diverse future computing ecosystem and the expansion of computing expertise into new sectors. The funding is designed to promote scientific renewal and diversity, the quality of research and scientific impact as well as impact beyond academia.

The funding is targeted at:

  • high-quality research related to EuroHPC, high-performance computing or the introduction of quantum computers
  • utilisation of high-performance computing in different research fields.

At the core of the Academy of Finland’s activities is to provide funding for excellent scientific research. The research we fund is also expected to have high scientific and social impact and follow the principles of responsible science.

Before you fill in your application in the online services (SARA), carefully read the call text and the funding terms and conditions. If the call text and the funding terms and conditions conflict, the terms and conditions should always be considered primary. If the translated English or Swedish version of the call text is in conflict with the Finnish call text, the Finnish version should always be considered primary.

More information here: https://www.aka.fi/en/research-funding/apply-for-funding/calls-for-applications/for-research-teams/special-funding-for-eurohpc-quantum-computing-and-high-performance-computing/



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