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11165-FI

Fulbright-VTT (VTT Technical Research Center of Finland) Grant in Science, Technology and Innovation

Finland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Fulbright Finland Foundation and VTT Technical Research Center of Finland offer a unique opportunity for international research collaboration on a broad range of current issues in science, technology and innovation. The grantee will undertake research at VTT. The research project funded by the Fulbright-VTT Grant can be based on either current VTT projects or the researcher can propose a project of his/her own.

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the VTT for more information and to work together in designing the grant activities. Please check VTT’s publication database before contacting VTT to find the research most closely linked to your research interest.

The Fulbright-VTT Grant in Science, Technology and Innovation is jointly funded by the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland and the Fulbright Finland Foundation (the Finnish Fulbright Commission).

Grant Length
Four to six months
Grant Dates

Preferably August 2021 or January 2022.

Locations

VTT has office locations throughout the country.

VTT’s largest presence is in Otaniemi, Helsinki Metropolitan Area. It is known as a center for technology industry, research and education. Other major office locations include OuluJyväskylä and Tampere. Read more about Helsinki at Visit Helsinki and more about Espoo at Visit Espoo.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Information Sciences/Systems
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

The current focus areas of VTT’s research portfolio are:

  • Silicon photonics
  • Hyperspectral technologies
  • Printed electronics and diagnostics
  • Quantum technologies
  • AI
  • Control and connectivity of industrial systems
  • Nano satellite technology
  • Excellence to integrate Energy/ Built environments + ICT
  • Smart grids (combined understanding of energy systems and ICT (power electronics, data analytics)
  • Electrification of traffic
  • Advanced Robotics
  • Systemic design & modeling
  • Application-driven data-analytics
  • Autonomous Systems, Autonomous Vehicles
  • Holistic Smart City integration
  • Virtual reality technologies
  • Metabolic engineering
  • New plastic economy
  • Biobased electronics and other novel applications of cellulose
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Professionals
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 5
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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