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Call 17.10.2023-16.1.2024

Quantum Computing: Research call 2024

The focus of this research funding call is to produce new knowledge and know-how in the field of quantum computing software in order to create new innovations.


Read call instructions (pdf)

Further information


Outi Keski-Äijö
outi.keski-aijo (at)
tel. +358 50 5577 663


Aki Ylönen
aki.ylonen (at)
tel. +358 50 3952 603

Call has ended!

Quantum computing could open opportunities for mankind to solve many major sustainability problems (fossil-free energy or materials, logistics optimization, new and faster to develop pharmaceuticals etc.).

The Quantum Computing campaign requires that the research projects are carried out in close cooperation with companies. After the idea phase, in the actual application call, Co-Research, Co-Creation or Co-Innovation funding services are used and their general funding criteria and levels are applied.

Exceptionally, the duration of the projects funded in this call is limited to two years.

Schedule and process for the call for ideas

  • The call for ideas will be opened on October 17th, 2023.
  • The information session will be organized on October 24th, 2023 from 2-3 p.m. in Teams. Register
  • Ideas will be presented to companies and other researchers on November 21st, 2023 in G Livelab in Tampere. Register
  • Applications, i.e. short descriptions of the project idea, are requested to be submitted by December 5th, 2023 to the Business Finland record office with case id BFRK/4/35/2022.
  • Applicants must use the application form set out in Appendix 1. The maximum length of the applications is 3 pages.
  • The Business Finland evaluation panel scores and ranks the applications, gives applicants feedback on the application and informs the applicant about whether or not to submit an actual funding application.
  • Final funding applications must be submitted by January 16th, 2024 through Business Finland's online service
  • Business Finland estimates that 4 MEUR will be allocated for this application call.

Read more about the Quantum Computing campaign