Instrumentarium Science Foundation awards grants each year. During the last years, the Foundation has increased the total amount of grants awarded by steadily every year. Independent experts appointed by the Board of Directors make evaluation of the applications submitted.

The call is announced in August on the Science Foundation's website.

Once the allocation of grants has been decided in the first half of January, information will be sent to applicants shortly thereafter and the grants will be announced at a ceremony in February or March.