The HSE Support Foundation registered foundation (fr) is a legally independent entity founded in 1974. To reach its objectives, the Foundation supports the Aalto University School of Business and individuals employed by or otherwise associated with it, by making various grants and providing other support that promote research and teaching. The Foundation finances its grants with funds obtained from donations and the yield on its assets.
Donations to the HSE Foundation offer businesses and other organizations, alumni and other private persons a natural opportunity to contribute to the development of the Aalto University School of Business. For more information, see Donations to the HSE Foundation.
The target areas of the grants and other support awarded by the HSE Foundation include among others:
- Scientific research
- Travel related to the research
- Grants for theses
- Projects for delevoping pedagogy
- Recognition awards
the HSE Foundation awards a yearly amount of about a million euros in grants.
The application periods for the grants awarded by the HSE Foundation are in February and September.
The available grants are announced yearly in the beginning of February and September on the homepage of the HSE Foundation.
Donations to the Foundation
Donations to the HSE Foundation provide a good opportunity for businesses and other communities, and also to alumni and private persons to be a part of the development of the HSE Foundation. The different modes of donations provide the right type of donation for each patron, whether in the mode of a permanent fund or as a donation for specific projects. Funds from donations will be used for the purpose deemed important by the patron. The Funds will be invested according to the outline provided by the foundation law. For more information see the folder Donations to the Foundation.
Members and deputy member named by the Foundation for Econimic Education
Vuorineuvos Reijo Karhinen / Chairman Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo
Kauppaneuvos Heikki Timonen / Kauppaneuvos Pentti Kivinen
Managing Director Sam G. Nieminen / Managing Director Juha Jouhki
KTT Johanna Vesterinen / Office manager Pirjo Uitto
Members and deputy members names by the Finnish Chamber of Commerce
Managing Director Harri Sailas (Vice Chairman) / Director Taavi Heikkilä
Director A-Mari Kemell / Office manager Pirjo Uitto
Members and deputy members named by the Confederation of Finnish Industries
Kauppaneuvos Heikki J. Aho (Chairman) / Expert Mirja Hannula
Director Riikka Heikinheimo / Expert Outi Ervasti
Members and Deputy members named by Finnish Forest Industries
Economic director Vesa-Pekka Takala / Managing Drector Ville Kopra
Members and deputy members named by Finance Finland
Managing director Piia-Noora Kauppi / Vice Managing Director Esko Kivisaari
Members and deputy members named by Finnish Commerce Federation
Managing Director Catarina Fagerholm / Managing Director Juhani Pekkala
Members and deputy members named by the Aalto University School Business committee for academic affairs
Professor Juhani Vaivio / Professor Henrik Schildt
Professor Virpi Tuunainen / Professor Matti Suominen
Professor Pauli Murto / Professor Tomas Falk
Member and deputy member invited according to Foundation rules 6 §
Dean Ingmar Björkman / Vice Dean Timo Saarinen
Vuorineuvos Kari Jordan, Chairman
Managing Director Elina Björklund, Vice Chairman
KTM Riku Asikainen
KTM Pii Kotilainen
KTM Pekka Laaksonen
Managing Director Salla Vainio
KTM Arto Mäenmaa