Faculty members and researchers at the associate professor level or with similar qualifications (e.g. senior assistant professor or senior researcher) with an independent research program at a university or other non-profit research institution in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden are eligible to apply for the Ascending Investigator grant.
Grants can support research activities for a total budget of up to DKK 10 million over a 5-year grant period.
Grant funding is available for:
- Salary for the applicant
- Salary for employees
- PhD tuition fee
- Operating expenses
- Bench fee
- Conferences participation
- Publication costs
- Direct administrative expenses
Applications must be completed and submitted using the online system following the instructions in the “Information and guidelines for applicants”. Additional essential information regarding eligibility, funding and the application process is found in this pdf.
Click here to see a list of former Grant recipients.