Aalto Internal Seed funding call Autumn 2018

Deadline for all instruments is 16th of October, 2018. 

In the autumn 2018, Aalto seed funding will be available for five different kinds of funding instruments:

A) funding for major external funding project preparation,

B) funding for Aalto in-house mobility

C) funding for new multidisciplinary openings.

D) Digitalization Call for Open data/Open research funding

E) Funding for digitalization in research

For instruments A+B+C the total budget is 500 000 €. The total budget for instruments D+E is 250 000€. The funding must be used until the end 2019. Detailed description of each calls deadline, eligibility criteria, application and evaluation process is available in the text below. A new call will be opened in spring 2019. More information from us or Aalto inside. Please read the instructions carefully and make application according to instructions.

Please note only those applicants are eligible to apply for instruments A+B+C who haven’t received Aalto seed funding in the last two calls (autumn 2017 and spring 2018). For instruments D+E, this restriction doesn’t apply.

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Seed funded research projects at Spring 2018

The Aalto Platforms deliver internal Joint Strategic Funding for supporting multidisciplinary, cross-School collaboration and international collaboration. The call is opened twice a year, in the spring and in the autumn.

In the spring 2018, Aalto seed funding (TOT 330K€) was available for three different kinds of funding instruments:

A) funding for major external funding project preparation,
B) funding for Aalto in-house mobility,
C) funding for new multidisciplinary openings.

In this round following experience -related projects were funded:

Beyond Contribution – Comparing experiences and learning from Citizen Science participation (Gategory A, Aalto BIZ & ARTS collaboration, PI Prof. Virpi Tuunainen, School of Business)

Mixed Reality Collaborative Design Environments (Gategory C, Aalto ARTS & SCI collaboration, PI Prof. Pia Fricker, School of Arts, Design and Architecture)

eFilm: Hyperfilms for basic and clinical research (Gategory C, Aalto SCI & ARTS collaboration, PI Prof. Mikko Sams, School of Science)

Seed funded research projects at Autumn 2017

The Aalto Platforms deliver internal Joint Strategic Funding for supporting multidisciplinary, cross-School collaboration and international collaboration. The call is opened twice a year, in the spring and in the autumn.

In the Autumn 2017, Aalto seed funding (TOT 415 K€) was available for three different kinds of funding instruments:

A) the preparation of major, interdisciplinary proposals seeking external funding
B) Aalto-internal mobility between two Aalto Schools
C) Multidisciplinary openings to integrate creative practices and design thinking with technology and business inside Aalto.

 

In this round following experience -related projects were funded:

Neuroimaging of empathy in engineering and design (Gategory A, Aalto ENG & SCI collaboration, PI Prof. Katja Hölttä-Otto, School of Engineering)

Connected Transport Corridors – CoCo (Gategory A, Aalto SCI & ENG collaboration, PI Prof. Matti Vartiainen, School of Science)

Digitalizing performance with wearables and software (Gategory C, Aalto SCI & ARTS collaboration, PI Prof. Mario Di Francesco, School of Science)

Burning Imaginations (Gategory C, Aalto ARTS & ENG collaboration, PI Prof. Andy Best-Dunkley, School of Arts, Design and Architecture)

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