Finnish Foundation of Veterinary Research

The purpose of the Finnish Foundation of Veterinary Research is to support and advance the following aims in Finland: veterinary research, practical veterinary work, and national health sciences performed by a veterinarian.

The Foundation was established in 1966, when the Finnish veterinary association donated the core funds from its scientific fund and Greta and Werner Heinonen-fund aimed for veterinary research. 

History of Foundation during years 1996-2016

Contact person:

Ida Korolainen
tel. 040 5725383






In autumn 2022, altogether 200 000 euros will be awarded as research and travel grants. Travel grants are given to persons who participate in a scientific meeting and present there a presentation or a poster of their research. 

Grants are applied via electronic system (link where you can also find application guidelines. The application is open during 22.8. - 16.9.2018. Delayed, or applications sent in other forms than electronic will not be taken into consideration. If the applicant has not reported the previous grants received from the Finnish Foundation of Veterinary Research, new applications are not taken into consideration.