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Distinguished Investigator – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Purpose


With the overall aim of catalysing Danish fundamental research impacting better health through knowledge, the purpose of the ‘Distinguished Investigator – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine’ grant is to support leading professors who propose to undertake novel and ambitious projects that will bring new and important insight into life and health.


Eligibility



  • Applicants must be professors (MSO included).

  • The project must be anchored at a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark and during the project, applicants must be employed and have their primary research group in Denmark.

  • Recipients of this grant must contribute to the pre-graduate teaching environment at their host institution. A Distinguished Investigator grant must not be used to cover a teaching substitute for the applicant.


Application process


Submit your application via the Foundation’s electronic application system (the green ‘Apply’ button at the top of the screen) from the indicated ‘Application opens’ date.


Please read ”Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Distinguished Investigator 2022 Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine” carefully before initiating the application process. Additional and essential information is found in these guidelines.


Read more about the previous grant recipients at: researchleaderprogramme.com  

Announcement of results
April 2022
Recurring calls
Expected November 2022

About the grant

Amount

Up to DKK 10 mio. per grant

Location

Denmark, International recruitment to Denmark

Career stage

Research Leaders (Established/Prof.)

Research area focus

Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Committee

Committee on Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Contact

For grant inquiries
Kirsten Klüver
Senior Grant Manager
+45 3527 6674 kekv@novo.dk

Purpose

With the overall aim of catalysing Danish fundamental research impacting better health through knowledge, the purpose of the ‘Distinguished Investigator – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine’ grant is to support leading professors who propose to undertake novel and ambitious projects that will bring new and important insight into life and health.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be professors (MSO included).
  • The project must be anchored at a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark and during the project, applicants must be employed and have their primary research group in Denmark.
  • Recipients of this grant must contribute to the pre-graduate teaching environment at their host institution. A Distinguished Investigator grant must not be used to cover a teaching substitute for the applicant.

Application process

Submit your application via the Foundation’s electronic application system (the green ‘Apply’ button at the top of the screen) from the indicated ‘Application opens’ date.

Please read ”Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Distinguished Investigator 2022 Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine” carefully before initiating the application process. Additional and essential information is found in these guidelines.

Read more about the previous grant recipients at: researchleaderprogramme.com