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 2012–2021



awarded grants in 2012–2021


8.62 %

annual average return on capital in 2012–2021

KAUTE's grant call 2023

Apply for a grant for research in business and technical sciences from Jan 2 until Jan 31, 2023

In the KAUTE Foundation’s spring 2023 grant application period grants will be awarded for research and teaching development in business and technical sciences. PhD researchers and postdoc researchers in the early stages of their careers can apply for grants.

Nuori tutkijayrittäjä 2022 -palkinto

Who should win the Young Research Entrepreneur of 2022 award? Send your own suggestion!

The KAUTE Foundation awards the Young Researcher Entrepreneur award of 5,000 euros annually to a researcher who has developed a new research-based business. We are now seeking candidates for the award!


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