Lifespan symposium: How to succeed in international grant calls?


September 6, 2018    
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm


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Welcome to Lifespan symposium ”How to succeed in international grant calls?” on Sept 6th starting at 12:30 in Pha1 auditorium in Pharmacity, Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4, Turku. Kindly register latest on August 20th at

High end speakers and panel discussion moderators will enlighten the audience to the secrets on how to prepare successful grant applications to international grant calls.

Please join the seminar to grasp tacit knowledge from those who already have succeeded, to learn more about the application opportunities and processes, and to network and discuss with other researchers. This symposium may be useful for you regardless if you are thinking of applying for international or national grants.

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Olli Raitakari, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku
Dr. Laura Elo, Research Director, Medical Bioinformatics Centre and Turku Centre for Biotechnology, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University
Three Minute Thesis competitor winners Khalil Shahramian & Tarek Omran, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku
Dr. Maria Maunula, Research Funding Specialist, Development services, University of Turku
Professor Cecilia Sahlgren, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, Åbo Akademi and University of Turku
Associate professor Lauri Nummenmaa, Turku PET Centre and Department of Psychology, University of Turku
Lifespan directors, professor Riitta Lahesmaa and professor Pirjo Nuutila, University of Turku

Full program is available at