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Project Grants in the Natural and Technical Sciences

Project Grants in the Natural and Technical Sciences

Area
Natural and Technical Science
Place of research
Denmark
Amount
Up to DKK 3 million per project
Recurring call
Expected June 2021
Call opens
June
17
2020
Deadline
September
02
2020, 2pm (CET)
How to apply Apply
Call opens
17 Jun 2020
Deadline
02 Sep 2020, 2pm (CET)
How to apply
Amount
Up to DKK 3 million per project
Announcement of results:
December 2020
Apply

Purpose

The objective of this call is to promote Danish fundamental research at the highest international level within the natural and technical sciences with potential applications in the life or health sciences or in biotechnology.

Research fields

The call supports research within the natural and technical science fields, including – but not limited to – physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and technical sciences.
The application must describe, how the outcome of the project has potential interdisciplinary applications in the life or health sciences or in biotechnology.

Eligibility

Who: Principal investigators are eligible to apply. Applications from PhD students and postdocs will not be taken into consideration. As this grant cannot cover salary of the grantee, the applicant must be guaranteed his or her own salary for the entire applied project period.
Where: The research activities applied for must be anchored at a university or other non-profit research institution in Denmark.
What: The application must describe a clearly defined research project with an appropriate budget.

Funding

A grant capital of DKK 60 million is available for the funding of 1-, 2- or 3-year project grants within the budget frame of DKK 300,000 – 1,000,000 per year. The grant can be extended to 4 years if used to cover a 4-year PhD fellowship, however, with a maximum total budget of DKK 3,000,000.

Application process

It is important, that the applicant carefully reads the “Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Project Grants in the Natural and Technical Sciences” before initiating the application process, as the document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.