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



Grant applications winter 2022

In winter 2022   40 000 euros will be awarded as travel grants. Travel grants are primarily 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.  The application is open during 17.1. - 13.2.2022.  If the applicant has not reported the previous grants received from the Finnish Foundation of Veterinary Research, new applications are not taken into consideration.