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 January 2023 20 000 euros will be awarded as travel grants. Travel grants are primarily given to persons who participate in a scientific meeting and present there an oral abstract or a poster. 

Grants are applied via electronic system in  The application is open during 16.1. - 12.2.2021.  If the applicant has not reported the previous grants received from the Finnish Foundation of Veterinary Research, new applications are not taken into consideration.