Personal and post-doctoral research funding

Personal Research Funding

Personal research funding means the funding of high-level research and development activities carried out by  a researcher or a research group led by him/her which comprises three categories of grants:

  1. an exploratory research grant to support an innovative high-risk research project which may involve high risk at a high international level;
  2. a start-up research grant to support young researchers who wish to start their independent research career and to establish a research group;
  3. a postdoctoral grant to support PhD degree holders or those with equivalent qualification to continue their independent research careers in strong research groups, and to support research in the interests of Estonian society and economy.

Siret Rutiku
Head, Department of Research Funding
+372 731 7381