Koneen säätiö


On 16 and 17 May, the foundation will run a seminar on social and economic inequality with the title Is Finland Becoming Polarized? The purpose is, by bringing together social scientists and journalists, to create projects which increase our understanding of social justice.
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Kone Foundation has awarded EUR 16.4 million in funding to support initiatives in research and the arts. We collected six examples of the bold initiatives which have been awarded funding - find out about them here.

Anna Talasniemi started as Executive Director of Kone Foundation on 1 November.
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Kone Foundation awarded travel grants on 9 April.
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The spring 2014 deadlines for travel grants available for Kone Foundation individual grant researchers are as follows: 20 Jan.30 March, and 8 June. The applications must be submitted before traveling.

View the list of fall 2013 grant recipients and summaries of their projects.

Kone Foundation awards grants in the fields of humanities, social sciences, environmental research, and artistic research. The foundation also supports art and culture. The application period is from 1 August to 30 September.
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Saari Residence

The names of residency recipients have been published on October 21, 2013.
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The Saari Residence is a tranquil facility and a fruitful meeting point for artists and researchers.
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