1999 - The Foundation’s first thematic grants
The Board of the Novo Nordisk Foundation wants its increased income to be used to award grants that strengthen specific research areas. The first of these thematic grants is DKK 100 million awarded to a research consortium at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm working on a research project investigating how diabetes pathologically changes blood vessels. The donation is presented to project leader
Donationen overrækkes til projekt manager professor Karl Tryggvason by Queen Margrethe II.