The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards grants in open competition across a wide range of areas within science, education & outreach, sustainability, innovation as well as social & humanitarian initiatives. We announce our calls for applications on our website, and each call has a specific theme and/or serves a particular purpose. ‘Open competition’ means that applicants can apply for a grant in response to such calls and ‘compete’ against other applicants to obtain funding.
After a deadline, all the submitted applications are evaluated by independent experts. Following this, applicants are either offered funding or their application is rejected.
Watch this short film to learn more about which research areas we support.