The grant is based on the Sigrid Jusélius Foundation donation. The grant is 24 000 € and the funds are allocated for young researchers engaged in medical research and who are establishing their own research group.
Research Director Laura Elo from Turku Centre for Biotechnology receives the international Rising Talent Award of the For Women in Science programme granted by the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO. The recognition is awarded to 15 most promising women researchers from all over the world. The recognition is awarded on Thursday, 14 March in Paris.