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

Tutkijayrittäjä-voittajat 2021

Here are the winners of the Young Researcher Entrepreneur of 2021

The first prize was awarded to Kai Saksela, co-founder of NL Acoustics that manufactures acoustic cameras. The runner-up award was awarded to Windi Muziasari, co-founder of Resistomap that combats the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria.


Over 600,000 euros to research in economics and technical sciences

In KAUTE’s general grant call of spring 2022, 39 researchers received a grant. The funded amount increased by over 100,000 euros compared to last year. The foundation’s strategic themes were reflected in the funding decisions.


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