Supporting research
that changes the world

KAUTE Foundation supports research in economics and technical sciences and the dissemination of research results.

KAUTE in brief

We support the best researchers in the field to produce results that reach not just the scientific community, but also businesses and decision-makers. Our aim is to help Finnish society and businesses to reform economically, socially and ecologically in a sustainable way.


6,2 million €

granted in 2011–2020



awarded grants in 2011–2020


5,85 %

annual average return on capital in 2011–2020


Apply now for a grant in water technology research!

KAUTE Foundation’s and Erkki Paasikivi Foundation’s joint grant call for research in water technology is open from August 16 to September 17. The purpose of the joint grant call is to support especially research projects by young researchers.


KAUTE talks brings together researchers and companies

KAUTE talks events bring together researchers and companies that apply research knowledge into practise to discuss topics important to Finnish industries and society. The events offer latest research information and the views of companies and other research practitioners on current research needs.


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