Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Novo Nordisk Foundation supports a series of projects seeking to benefit people and society.
The Challenge Programme aims at supporting outstanding researchers working within specific themes that may slightly vary from year to year. On an annual basis, DKK 360 million are awarded, in which up to six grants can receive DKK 60 million each.
Title: Silva Nova – Restoring soil biology and soil functions to gain multiple benefits in new forests
Leader: Professor Per Gundersen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
Title: Oxygen Constraints on Microbial Secretomes during Plant Cell Wall Turnover (OxyMiST)
Leader: Professor Katja S. Johansen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
Laureate Research Grant
The Laureate Research Grant is targeted established researchers with a research group that she/he has been in charge of for more than seven years. Research must be conducted within the field of biomedicine or biotechnology.
Title: Improving carbon allocation in grains through bio-engineering
Leader: Staffan Persson, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
National Research Infrastructure Programme
The programme supports Danish research environment with grants of DKK 5-25 million during a period of up to five years. The research environments that NNF are mainly focusing on are; biomedicine, biotechnology, and natural and technical sciences.