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.
Open calls for applications
All calls and dates
The application process
Grant recipient listings
What is not eligible for support?
Symposia and events
Conditions for grants
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Novo Nordisk Foundation gave DKK 4.2 billion in 2016. Expects to award more in 2017
Novo Nordisk and Novozymes Prizes awarded
Novo Nordisk Foundation approves a vision statement for Steno Diabetes Center North Denmark
News, interviews and coverage of the Foundation’s activities.
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18 March 2017
Vision statement for Steno Diabetes Center North Denmark approved
17 March 2017
Novo Nordisk Foundation announces changes to the Board
16 March 2017
Grant awarded for new transformative learning project
10 March 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
The Novo Nordisk Foundation awarded DKK 4.2 billion in grants for scientific, humanitarian and social purposes in 2016. The amount awarded is the highest ever by the Foundation in a single year.