08.06.2020 News

KAUTE’s grant decisions have been published – grants in particular for digitalisation and sustainable development research

The foundation’s spring grant decisions also emphasise the continuity of research funding.

18.05.2020 News

The Young Researcher Entrepreneur of the Year is accelerating the transformation of the sawmill industry

Computational engineering researcher and Young Researcher Entrepreneur of the Year 2019, Jere Heikkinen, wants to reform the Finnish sawmill industry with the help of artificial intelligence. Heikkinen’s company, Finnos, develops measurement equipment for log quality control.

04.05.2020 News


The purpose of the KAUTE Foundation’s Foreign Trade Special Fund is to support international exchange studies in business and economics. The fund awards scholarships to students completing a master’s degree at Aalto University. Priority is given to students of the School of Business.  In the spring 2020, the fund will provide grants to cover study… Read more

20.04.2020 News

Free communications trainings for KAUTE’s grant recipients

KAUTE Foundation will organise two virtual trainings in May, one about research pitching and the other about social media. The free trainings will be held in English and are open to KAUTE’s grant recipients.

18.03.2020 News

Instructions for KAUTE’s grant recipients regarding the coronavirus

The coronavirus affects the work of some of KAUTE’s grant recipients. Four our part, we are striving to be flexible so that the grants can be used for their original purpose to the greatest extent possible.

27.02.2020 News

KAUTE’s March–April calls for grant applications: internationalisation and business cooperation

The foundation is organising three calls for grant applications in March–April together with other foundations and organisations.

24.02.2020 News

World changers

Jouni Lounasmaa served as the KAUTE Foundation’s director for ten years and led the foundation into the 2010s. Over the last decade, the foundation’s interaction with the rest of society has increased and its cooperation with other foundations has strengthened. The beginning of the 2020s marked another change for the foundation, when Tuomas Olkku took over as Lounasmaa’s successor. His task is to take the foundation in an even more influential direction.

17.02.2020 News

KAUTE’s grant application results will be published in June

The KAUTE Foundation received a total of 315 applications in January’s call for grant applications. Grant decisions will be published in early June.

09.01.2019 News


KAUTE Foundation: Call for grant applications in technology and economics.

12.12.2018 News

The KAUTE Foundation is reforming its grants: “We want to take forward things that will change the world”

The KAUTE Foundation’s objective is to promote the sustainable renewal of Finnish business and society. That is why more emphasis will be placed on working grants in the future.

25.10.2018 News

Politics, data and poetry at European Forum Alpbach

This blog post shares experiences of the scholarship holders Oliver Heinonen and Annina Lattu from this year’s European Forum Alpbach as well as some of the most intriguing nuggets of the global dynamics discussed at the forum. This year the forum’s theme was “Diversity & Resilience”.