What is the Foundation?
Ownership and subsidiaries
An overview of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Group
Board of directors
The members of the board and an overview of the boards in the Novo Nordisk Foundation Group.
Establishing beacons in biomedicine and biotechnology research.
Funding for individual projects based on applications received.
Open competition grants
Grants for research in health science, biotechnology, art and innovation.
Two annual conferences to bring together frontier scientists.
Annual prizes to reward unique research efforts.
Humanitarian and social causes
Improving the lives of people.
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The application process
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Symposia and events
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Six organizations awarded grants for disaster relief and long-term humanitarian projects
New way of treating deadly teenage cancer
Exhibition will demonstrate how sugar affects health and disease
News, interviews and coverage of the Foundation’s activities.
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17 January 2017
Reducing the excess mortality of people with severe mental disorders
29 December 2016
Winning project for Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen announced
21 December 2016
Giving people with cancer more choice can improve quality of life
19 December 2016
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
The Maternity Foundation is one of the organizations which has received a grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The grants is awarded to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Ethiopia.