Successful grant applications
Dr. Teesalu was awarded two prestigious grants:
(1) ~1M EUR Estonian Research Council grant to peptide-based develop transport systems to cross blood brain barrier
(2) 150.000 EUR European Research Council proof of concept grant to develop precision glioblastoma nanotherapies (the first ever ERC proof of concept grant to be awarded to an Estonian researcher).
In addition, Dr. Teesalu established a partnership in EUR 700.000 industrial collaboration project to develop affinity ligand-drug conjugates for precision cancer therapy with Toxinvent LLC (Tartu, Estonia).