Steno Collaborative Project Grants aim to:
- Strengthen clinical, patient-centered and collaborative research between the Steno Diabetes Centers and the research environments connected to the Centers.
- Position Denmark at an international level in improving prevention and care for persons with diabetes or at risk of diabetes.
The research project must comprise a main applicant and one or more co-applicants. The main applicant should be anchored at a Steno Diabetes Center or at a Steno Partner institution.
For Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense, Nordjylland, Steno Partner institutions are defined as hospitals with a cooperation agreement with the local Steno Diabetes Center. In Region Zealand, the main applicant should be from one of the region’s hospitals
- The main applicant must be anchored at a Steno Diabetes Center or a Steno Partner institution.
- PhD students are not eligible to apply as main applicant.
- The research project must comprise one or more co-applicants from a Steno Diabetes Center, Steno Partner institution, university, hospital, municipality or other non-profit research or diabetes care institution in Denmark or abroad. International collaboration is strongly encouraged.
- Due to the collaborative purpose of the grant, the application must comprise at least two different Steno Diabetes Centers.
- Either the main applicant and at least one of the co-applicants or two of the co-applicants must come from two different Steno Diabetes Centers.
A total of DKK 25 million, from DKK 100.000 – DKK 10 million each, is available for funding of research projects with a duration of one to five years.
The application process is a one-stage process.
It is important, that the applicant carefully reads the “Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Steno Collaborative Project Grants” before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.