Project grants in Endocrinology and Metabolism – Nordic Region

Project grants in Endocrinology and Metabolism – Nordic Region

Biomedicine and health sciences
Place of research
Nordic region
Up to DKK 3 million per grant
Recurring call
Expected April 2023
Call opens
2022, 2pm (CEST)
How to apply Apply
Call opens
06 Apr 2022
02 Jun 2022, 2pm (CEST)
How to apply
Up to DKK 3 million per grant
Announcement of results:
September 2022


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.


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.


A total of DKK 80 million, of which DKK 10 million is earmarked for ‘Thyroid hormone in health and disease,’ 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.

Thyroid hormone in health and disease

In this application round there will be a special emphasis on research projects on or relating to ‘Thyroid hormone in health and disease’. 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.