Research Funding Support at the University of Turku

The University of Turku offers the prerequisites for high-quality research. The significance of external funding for research is constantly growing, and the funders' terms are diverse. Working at the University Services, our research funding specialists support researchers in managing the increasing demands of research funding.

The Research Funding unit offers support for researchers in the application phase of supplementary funding in matters regarding funders' terms, writing a proposal, and planning a research project. The unit also assists with the negotiation phases of international projects as well as project amendments. The project coordinators support the implementation of individual projects.

More information on our services on the University’s intranet (signing in required).


You can send us email to or contact our research funding specialists on campus service points.

Contact our research funding specialists on campus:

Faculty of Science, Faculty of Technology, FINCA
- Research Funding Specialist Hanna Honkanen, +358 29 450 3829

Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, Turku School of Economics
- Research Funding Specialist Mia Lempiäinen-Avci, +358 29 450 3949

Faculty of Medicine, Turku Bioscience Centre, Turku PET Centre
- Research Funding Specialist Hanna Piironen, +358 50 438 3343