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Pioneer Innovator Grant

Pioneer Innovator Grant

Area
Innovation and early commercialization
Place of research
Nordic region
Amount
Up to DKK 1 million per grant.
Call opens
August
09
2021
Deadline
October
08
2021, 2PM (CEST)
How to apply Apply
Call opens
09 Aug 2021
Deadline
08 Oct 2021, 2PM (CEST)
How to apply
Amount
Up to DKK 1 million per grant.
Announcement of results:
End of December 2021
Apply

Purpose

The Pioneer Innovator Grant is a stimulus fund established to accelerate commercialization of research findings and development of novel technologies within the health sciences.

Areas of support

The Pioneer Innovator Grant seeks to support research within Life Science (medtech, industrial biotech, or pharma) and to stimulate the evaluation of ideas that may lead to the development of new medical treatment, disease prevention, diagnostic methods as well as new health technologies and devices to benefit people and society.

Eligibility

For the Pioneer Innovator Grant, the main applicant can be a faculty member, researcher, and student employed at universities, hospitals, or other knowledge institutions in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland). Projects from incubator development programs are also eligible.

Funding

The total grant budget is DKK 35 million in 2021. Each granted project can receive a grant of up to DKK 1 million for one year.

Application process

The application should be completed and submitted using the Foundation’s application system.

It is important to carefully read the “Information and guidelines for applicants”, accessed via “how to apply”, before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call, as well as detailed instructions for the application.