Foundation’s 2014 scholarship distribution ceremony was held on 27 August 2014.
At the event, 42 new scholarships totalling 529, 185 euros were awarded.
President and CEO Tapio Kuula,
Fortum Foundation’s Board of Directors was particularly pleased with the
calibre of the scholarship applications. The Foundation will continue its
significant research into sustainable energy solutions. In 2015 the Foundation
will collaborate with the University of Cambridge to develop international
activities, and the Foundation will establish the EPRG Cambridge Fellow
scholarship that can be applied. Cambridge’s Energy Policy Research Group is
one of the world’s leading research groups in energy policy and energy
At the ceremony,
Esa Härmälä, Director-General,
Energy Department, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, gave a presentation
about Finland’s energy and climate roadmap, Neste Oil’s Lars-Peter Lindfors, Senior Vice President, Technology, provided
insight about the future of the oil sector, Heli Antila, Fortum’s Chief Technology Officer, talked about the
future outlook of the electricity and heat sectors, and Christian Breyer, Professor at Lappeenranta University of
Technology, gave a presentation about society’s transformation towards a solar
A list of the
scholarship recipients will be published later on the Fortum Foundation website
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purpose is to support research, education and development in natural, technical
and economical sciences within the energy industry. The Foundation's focus
areas within the energy industry are energy production and use, as well as
clean energy solutions for traffic.