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New digital magazine

Films, graphics and articles about the Foundation's activities.

Increased grants

Watch Sten Scheibye explaining the Foundation's objectives and the 2017 grant strategy .

Sciencenews .dk

Movies and articles from the world of research supported by the Foundation

International funding opportunities

Investing in research makes economic sense

New report on the impact of public investments in research

Addressing global challenges

The Foundation's vision

All grant applications assessed by experts

The Foundation's committees

Proud traditions

More than 90 years of history

A celebration of excellence

The Foundation's prizes

A twofold objective

The Foundation addresses global challenges through its companies in the Novo Group and through support of independent research.

Research centres

Since 2007 the Foundation has awarded DKK 5.5 billion to the establishment of a cluster of research centres.

Currently open and future calls for applications

Comprehensive list of the Foundation's grant calls and their opening and closing dates



Read more about the 49 experts who assess the applications for research grants announced in open calls.

Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen

In 2016, the Foundation awarded DKK 2.945 billlion to create northern Europe's largest diabetes center.

22/05 2018

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Awards Grants worth DKK 80 Million to talented, Danish and international researchers