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Establishing beacons in biomedicine and biotechnology research.
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Two annual conferences to bring together frontier scientists.
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Substantial grants for innovative art historians
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29 May 2017
Nine researchers can now officially call themselves Mads Øvlisen Scholars
16 May 2017
Prize recipient decodes life’s user manual
15 May 2017
Support for project on children’s development and well-being
11 May 2017
Monday, 22 May 2017
In May, 180 researchers participated in the conference Data-Driven Biotechnology, part of the Copenhagen Bioscience Conferences held just outside of Denmark’s capital city.