HIP NEWS, 12 October 2020  

HIP NEWS, 12 October 2020  

Soft Skills for Boosting Employability Potential of Higher Education Graduates

Reboot Soft Skills Training Event

Tuesday 27 October 2020 at 12:00 – 16:10

The event will be organised virtually, in Finnish or English.
The event is free-of-charge to all unemployed and underemployed higher education graduates, career counsellors, employment training organisations and key actors in Human Resource Management and employment, policy makers and business stakeholders interested in the topic.

Programme: https://cutt.ly/event-programme

Kindly register by 21.10.2020 at https://forms.gle/fJ4t12nN6eoehjay9.   NB. Places are limited.

Co-funded by the Erasmus+Programme of the European Union

http://www.muova.fi/en/yhteistyo/uutisia/soft_skills_for_boosting_employability_potential_of_higher_education_graduates_reboot_soft_skills_training_event/

 

Experiencing Finland – welcoming event

Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 16.30

The traditional University of Helsinki welcoming event for recently arrived international employees is held online.

This popular event is an opportunity to get some practical hints about forthcoming autumn and winter, Finnish people and Finland.

Please register at the latest on November 2.

Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/s/fW1Ff

Business Finland – Partnership funding for companies and research organizations

Business Finland organized a competition where it challenged leading companies with international operations to resolve significant future challenges and increase their research, development and innovation investments in Finland. In the summer of 2020, three projects by four leading companies (Neste, Nokia, Metsä Group, Fortum) were selected as the winners.

Business Finland will now provide partnership funding for research, development and innovation projects related to the themes of these leading companies’ ecosystems.

  1. Study the roadmaps of the leading companies’ ecosystems.
  2. Discuss with the leading companies and Business Finland’s contact persons.
  3. Apply for funding by October 30, 2020.

More information: https://www.businessfinland.fi/en/whats-new/calls/2020/partnership-funding-for-companies-and-research-organizations/

(In Finnish) KUTSU “Oppimisen ja opetuksen avoimuutta rakennetaan yhteistyöllä” webinaariin 22.10.

International Open Access Week 19.-25.10.2020

Webinaari torstaina 22.10. klo 15:00-16:00

Lisätietoja flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/s/uEtT8

(In Finnish) Utelias mieli -podcast

Mistä tieteenalasi kysymyksestä pitäisi puhua enemmän? Utelias mieli on yleistajuinen tiedepodcast kaikille maailmaan uteliaasti suhtautuville.

Kuuntele ja tilaa #UteliasMieli-podcast.

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

Donations and scholarships are available for application on a continuous basis.

http://www.jaes.fi/en/avustusten-haku/

Finnish Academy of Science and Letters: Mathematics Fund.

There are no fixed dates for applying to the Mathematics Fund. Applications should be sent to the chairman of the trustees, Olli Martio (olli.martio [at] helsinki.fi).

https://www.acadsci.fi/en/scholarships-and-prizes/scholarships/mathematics-fund.html

(In Finnish) Marjatta ja Eino Kollin Säätiö

Säätiön tehtävänä on tukea tieteellistä sekä soveltavaa tutkimusta ja kehitystyötä myöntämällä apurahoja hankkeiden toteuttajille. Säätiö tarjoaa mahdollisuuksia yksittäisille tutkijoille ja kehittäjille sekä tutkimus-/ kehittäjäryhmille. Haasteena on ruokkia nimenomaan sellaista kehitystä, jolla olisi elinympäristömme kannalta positiivista vaikutusta pitkällä tähtäimellä. Apurahojen hakuaika on jatkuva.

https://www.kollinsaatio.com/

(PĂĄ svenska) Svenska tekniska vetenskapsakademien i Finland (STV)

Stipendier till stöd för vetenskapen

Akademien utdelar stipendier för verksamhet vars syfte sammanfaller med Akademiens. Stipendier kan beviljas enskild sökande med avlagd akademisk slutexamen. Stipendier kan sökas kontinuerligt under året och beslut görs kvartalsvis.

https://www.stvif.fi/forskarstipendier/

Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation

Post doc scholarships

Persons who recently have obtained their PhD may apply for a postdoctoral scholarship. The purpose of a postdoctoral scholarship is to enable the grantee to further develop as a researcher. Applicants for a postdoctoral scholarship may also apply for support for research related costs and travel. A separate application for these purposes must be made.

Graduate student scholarships

The graduate student stipend can be awarded for a period of one year or a half year, preferably for the period 1.7. – 31.12. to a student who has been accepted by the university as a doctoral student. The stipend can be awarded conditionally to a student about to graduate.

https://www.magnusehrnroothinsaatio.fi/en/grants/

Erkki Paasikivi Foundation

The foundation promotes education and research in water technology, housing solutions and business economics.

Application period for the grants is  1.8.2020 – 23.10.2020.

https://erkkipaasikivensaatio.fi/en/

Riitta ja Jorma J. Takanen Foundation sr

Riitta ja Jorma J. Takanen Foundations purpose is to advance economic life, especially the industry of technology through know-howanddevelopmentin the area of Central and Northern Finland.

The applications must be admitted 1.9.-31.10.2020.

https://www.rjtsaatio.fi/391-2/

PoDoCo Fall 2020 Application Round

PoDoCo is a matchmaking program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and employment of young doctors in the private sector.

PoDoCo Autumn 2020 Application Round 15.9. – 31.10.2020.

More details on https://www.podoco.fi/

(På svenska) Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland

SLS deltar i programmet Post Docs in Companies (PoDoCo) som förenar företag med forskare på doktorsnivå. Unga doktorer ges tillfälle att bidra med sin forskning till företag, och samtidigt få insikter i företagsvärlden och möjlighet att bli anställda.

Ansök om PoDoCo-poolens stipendier 15.9–31.10.2020.

https://www.epressi.com/tiedotteet/tiede-ja-tutkimus/ansok-om-podoco-poolens-stipendier-15.9-31.10.html

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