Benefiting people and society

Our funding areas

The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards grants for projects based on applications it receives in open competition and for projects for which the Foundation takes the initiative. The aim is to improve people’s lives by improving health, education and developing a knowledge-based, sustainable society.

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation’s vision is to improve people’s health and the sustainability of society and the planet

Projects we support

In recent years, the Foundation has implemented many new initiatives to benefit people and society.

Career & jobs

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We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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We regularly document how the Foundation’s grants affect society, and we support public research to measure the impact and significance of research.

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