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Hallas-Møller Emerging Investigator – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Call opens
30 October 2023
Call closes
11 January 2024 2:00pm (CET)
Announcement of results
April 2024
Application guidelines


With the overall aim of catalysing Danish fundamental research impacting better health through knowledge, the purpose of the ‘Hallas-Møller Emerging Investigator – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine’ grant is to support highly promising starting group leaders with novel and ambitious projects that will bring new and important insight into life and health.

About the grant


Up to DKK 10 mio. per grant


Denmark, International recruitment to Denmark

Career stage

Research Leaders (junior/non-tenured)

Research area focus

Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine


Committee on Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine


For grant inquiries
Pål Fernvall
Senior Grant Lead
+45 2089 9681 [email protected]


  • Applicants should, at the time of application, be at the level of senior postdoc, senior researcher, assistant, or associate professor (time limited/not tenured). Importantly they should be starting independent researchers, either senior postdocs who have matured to the point of starting their own research group or junior group leaders in the early phase of establishing their own research group.
  • Applicants should have a maximum of 2-3 years of group leader experience at the time of the project start.
  • Applicants are expected to have first-authored peer-reviewed research papers with a high impact.
  • Applicants must, during the project, be employed and have their research group in Denmark, and the project must be anchored at a university, hospital, or other non-profit research institution in Denmark.

Application process

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

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.

Please read ”Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Hallas-Møller Emerging Investigator 2024” carefully before initiating the application process. Additional and essential information is found in these guidelines.

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