Academy of Finland Funding decisions 06.07.2020
 
 
 
Year of decision:  
Call: 2020 Special funding for research into COVID-19 vaccines and pharmaceutical development
Project count: 24
Project funding: 10 000 000 €
 
Applicant / Contact person Organisation Project title Decision No. Decision date Funding period

Special funding for research into COVID-19 vaccines and pharmaceutical development TUK
 
Alitalo, Kari University of Helsinki Adenovectored COVID-19 vaccine / Consortium: FINCOVAC 336426 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 227 764

Auvinen, Petri University of Helsinki Coronavirus interactions in drug discovery - optimization and implementation / Consortium: Covidd 336472 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 397 773

Barboric, Matjaz University of Helsinki Functional and structural studies of the SARS-CoV-2 accessory protein Nsp8 for novel antiviral therapies 336446 24.06.2020 01.04.2020 - 31.12.2022 390 137

Butcher, Sarah University of Helsinki Coronavirus interactions in drug discovery - optimization and implementation / Consortium: Covidd 336471 24.06.2020 18.05.2020 - 31.12.2022 321 237

Huiskonen, Juha T University of Helsinki Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336492 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 238 620

Iwai, Hideo University of Helsinki In vitro production of lectibody and bispecific antibodies targeting surface glycoproteins of SARS-CoV-2 by the novel off-the-shelf approach 336450 24.06.2020 01.03.2020 - 31.12.2022 362 307

Jalasvuori, Matti University of Jyväskylä Treating severe COVID-19 associated secondary bacterial infections with Phage Therapy under the Declaration of Helsinki / Consortium: COVID-19_Phage 336518 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 188 217

Julkunen, Ilkka University of Turku Comparative analysis of vaccine and disease induced immunity and immunological evaluation of COVID-19 vaccines on effectiveness and safety / Consortium: COVIDIMMUNITY 336410 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 700 000

Kallioniemi, Olli University of Helsinki Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336496 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 220 792

Kantele, Anu Helsinki University Central Hospital Protective immune response induced by Covid-19 infection: development, duration and application in convalescent plasma therapy 336439 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 1 562 757

Kiljunen, Saija University of Helsinki Treating severe COVID-19 associated secondary bacterial infections with Phage Therapy under the Declaration of Helsinki / Consortium: COVID-19_Phage 336519 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 203 719

MERI, Seppo University of Helsinki Comparative analysis of vaccine and disease induced immunity and immunological evaluation of COVID-19 vaccines on effectiveness and safety / Consortium: COVIDIMMUNITY 336411 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 499 776

Marjomäki, Varpu University of Jyväskylä Fighting COVID19 with calpain inhibitors / Consortium: Calpain-antivirals 336487 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 249 592

Melin, Merit Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare Comparative analysis of vaccine and disease induced immunity and immunological evaluation of COVID-19 vaccines on effectiveness and safety / Consortium: COVIDIMMUNITY 336431 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 500 000

Paavilainen, Ville University of Helsinki Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336493 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 189 926

Permi, Perttu University of Jyväskylä Fighting COVID19 with calpain inhibitors / Consortium: Calpain-antivirals 336497 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 166 693

Poso, Antti University of Eastern Finland Coronavirus interactions in drug discovery - optimization and implementation / Consortium: Covidd 336473 24.06.2020 01.05.2020 - 31.12.2022 260 494

Saavalainen, Päivi University of Helsinki Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336494 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 192 617

Saksela, Kalle University of Helsinki Adenovectored COVID-19 vaccine / Consortium: FINCOVAC 336425 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 392 602

Salmi, Marko University of Turku Antibody-enhanced COVID-19 vaccination 336422 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 531 859

Saviranta, Petri VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336495 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 219 256

Vapalahti, Olli University of Helsinki Inhibitors of SARS-Coronavirus-2 infection / Consortium: iCoin 336490 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 499 937

Varjosalo, Markku University of Helsinki Coronavirus interactions in drug discovery - optimization and implementation / Consortium: Covidd 336470 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 404 291

Ylä-Herttuala, Seppo University of Eastern Finland Adenovectored COVID-19 vaccine / Consortium: FINCOVAC 336427 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 1 079 634