Academy of Finland  
  Funding decisions 22.10.2021
 
 
 
Year of decision:  
Call: 2020 Special funding for research into COVID-19 vaccines and pharmaceutical development
Project count: 24
Project funding: 9 546 973 €
 
Organisation Project title Applicant / Contact person Decision No. Decision date Funding period Funding
Special funding for research into COVID-19 vaccines and pharmaceutical development TUK
 
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 Melin, Merit 336431 24.06.2020 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022 500 000

Helsinki University Central Hospital Protective immune response induced by Covid-19 infection: development, duration and application in convalescent plasma therapy Kantele, Anu 336439 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 1 109 730

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

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

University of Helsinki Adenovectored COVID-19 vaccine / Consortium: FINCOVAC Alitalo, Kari 336426 24.06.2020 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022 227 764

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Iwai, Hideo 336450 24.06.2020 01.03.2020 - 31.12.2022 362 307

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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