Projects of specific interest include those focusing on health promoting physical activity, healthy nutrition, prevention of health hazards caused by smoking and alcohol consumption, and promotion of mental and environmental health.

Grants may be used as personal research grants, grants for postdoctoral researchers, project grants for teams, and for activities that improve public health.

Grants are not available to legal persons such as associations and communities, or to fund master’s thesis work.

One or more large grants, worth €100,000 each, and a number of smaller grants may be awarded. The total budget is €1.250.000.

The application period of all the Juho Vainio Foundation grants for 2016 is open from 1st of September until 30th of September 2015.

For more information, visit the Call Announcement on Juho Vainio Foundation's web page.