Areas of support
The infrastructure applied for should enable research and development within the Foundation’s strategic focus on biomedicine and health sciences, sustainability and biotechnology, and natural and technical sciences.
Specific overarching research fields can be:
- Clinical and translational medicine
- Industrial and environmental biotechnology
- Plant science, agriculture, and food biotechnology
- Natural sciences with potential applications in health or sustainability
- Technical sciences with potential applications in health or sustainability
- Computational science, including data science, with potential applications in health or sustainability
The applicant must be employed at a university or other not-for-profit research institution in Denmark. The applicant must document expertise at the highest level within the relevant research field.
The research infrastructure must be anchored at a Danish research institution with expertise within the relevant field. The facility or equipment must be made available to the general scientific environment, incl. users from other institutions, SME’s and incubators.
Besides the applicant, there must be a group of 3-5 core collaborators associated with Danish research environments, committed to be core users of the equipment or facility.
Each grant can be of DKK 5-25 million, for a period of up to five years. The total grant capital in 2023 is DKK 130 million.
The application must be completed and submitted using the foundation’s application system NORMA that can be accessed via the link “Apply now”.
Please read Information and Guidelines for Applicants carefully before initiating the application process. Additional essential information on the call and application process is found in these guidelines.