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Project grants in Endocrinology and Metabolism – Nordic Region

Call opens
13 April 2023
Call closes
7 June 2023 2:00pm (CET)
Announcement of results
September 2023
Recurring calls
Expected April 2024
Application guidelines

Purpose

The Novo Nordisk Foundation calls for applications within basic and clinical research within the endocrine system and metabolism relating to cellular energy homeostasis. The objective is to promote Nordic research at the highest international level to carry out research projects of 1-3 years duration.

About the grants

Amount

Up to DKK 3 million per grant

Location

Nordic region

Research area focus

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Committee

Committee on Endocrinology and Metabolism

Contact

For grant inquiries
Fiona Goldizen
Grant Specialist
+45 2061 4825 [email protected]
Susanne E. Hede
Senior Scientific Manager, PhD
+45 3527 6629 [email protected]

Eligibility

The research activities applied for must take place at a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.

Principal investigators are eligible to apply, i.e. experienced independent researchers who have already established their own research field and demonstrated the ability to conduct original research at a high international level, or researchers that are in the process of establishing themselves as independent researchers.

Applications from Master students, PhD students and postdocs will not be taken into consideration.

Funding

A total of DKK 80 million, of which DKK 10 million is earmarked for ‘Mechanisms of appetite regulation,’ is available for the funding of: 1-, 2- and 3-year project grants within the frame of DKK 300.000 – 1 million per budget year.

The total amount applied for must be within the frame of DKK 300.000 and DKK 3 million. Please note that applications outside this budget frame will not be considered.

The application must describe a clearly defined research project with an appropriate budget.

Mechanisms of appetite regulation

In this application round there will be a special emphasis on research projects on or relating to ‘Mechanisms of appetite regulation’. Up to DKK 10 million are earmarked for projects up to DKK 3 million. For more details see the application guidelines.

Application process

The application must be completed and submitted using the Foundation’s electronic application system. Before initiating the application process, it is important to carefully read the “Information and guidelines for applicants”, accessed via ‘How to apply’ above. Additional essential information on the call and application process is found in these guidelines.