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Information from SOS 17 October 2014

Funding opportunities

Information from Support Office, Science

Information meeting with Innovation Fund Denmark

An information meeting hosted by Innovation Fund Denmark will take place at SDU on Thursday 13 November from hrs. 10.30-12.00 at BMB’s seminarrum.
Innovation Fund Denmark has a yearly budget of approximately 210 €m and is offering grants for activities within strategic research, technology and innovation.
Topics of the meeting:
- INNO+ and the future societal partnerships
- INNOBooster
- Other information on 2015 calls

The meeting is intended for potential applicants as well as for administrative staff, and it is arranged in cooperation with the faculties’ research support units.

The Lundbeck Foundation

Grants within Biomedicine and Health Science
- PhD stipend (applicant must be one of the responsible mentors, PhD student to be as co-applicant).
- Postdoc Fellowship in Denmark (independent research project or part of a bigger program)
- International Postdoc projects (only for projects taking place outside DK)
- Running costs (for supplemental running costs for research projects, where all costs for salaries have been covered already)

Deadline: 25 November 2014

VELUX Visiting Professor programme 2015-2016

The Visiting Professor programme covers fields within science and technology, architecture, commercial and business research and business economics. The programme does not cover health science, medicine and biomedicine.
The aim of the programme is to assist Danish research and education institutions in attracting leading international experts at professorial level and thereby extend the institutions’ international capability and interfaces. The visiting professor is expected to engage actively in research and teaching at the host institution, incl. supervision of students writing dissertations and PhD theses, delivering lectures, holding seminars and workshops, etc.

A visiting professorship may last for min. 2 months and max. 6 months.
The programme does not support short-term stays for participation in reference groups, examination panels and strategy boards.

Applications from SDU for this Visiting Professor programme is coordinated by SDU-Ledelsessekretariatet, who is asking the Faculties to send applications to Kirsten Fly Malling, Juridisk Kontor, e-mail: kfm@sdu.dk no later than 10. December 2014. All applications from SDU will be submitted by Ledelsessekretariatet to the Foundation together with a priority list before 21. December 2014.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation

Postdoc Fellowships for Research abroad
With this call the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Committee on Medical and Natural Sciences Research invites young, ambitious Danish researchers to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship to conduct basic biomedical or clinical research outside of Denmark.

The successful applicant:
- has a max PhD-age or similar qualifications within 5 years of the application deadline
- must be accepted as employee at a DK university/research inst. throughout the entire program
- should spend min. 3 years abroad, followed by up to 1 year in DK
- is excited to take this opportunity to boost her/his own talent, as an investment for pursuing a future career in Danish top research

Eligible costs: Salary, running costs, travel and relocation costs, administrative costs for the DK university/research inst. that administer the fellowship.
Max 1 mio.DKK/year for a total of 4 mio.DKK/fellowship. Up to 3 fellowships will be funded.

Deadline: 29 January 2015 at 16:00.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation

The Hallas-Møller Investigator award is given to a scientist who has established an independent research profile primarily within the fields of clinical or basic biomedical research. The award enables the scientist to establish or expand her/his own research group in DK.
The award is granted for 2½ years, with possibility of extending it for further 2½ years.

Max 2.2 mio.DKK/year, for a total of max 11 mio.DKK. Up to 2 Hallas-Møller Investigator awards per year.
Eligible costs: salary, operating expenses directly related to the project.

Deadline: 29 January 2015 at 16:00.

European Research Council grants (ERC)

Three ERC frontier research grants will be available under Work Programme 2015: Starting; Consolidator; and Advanced Grants, with the following expected deadlines:

ERC-2015-StG/Starting Grants. Supports top researchers with 2-7 years of experience from their PhD.
Deadline: 3/2-2015

ERC-2015-CoG/Consolidator Grants. Support top researchers with 7-12 years of experience form their PhD.
Call: 13/11-2014
Deadline: 12/3-2015

ERC-2015-AdG/Advanced Grants. Open to excellent, established researchers who have a recent research track record which identifies them as leaders in their research fields.
Call: 10/2-2015
Deadline: 2/6-2015

ERC Work Programme 2015

General information to all applicants

You may find further information about other funding opportunities at our web site under “Funding calendar” and “Calls without deadlines”.
Please remember the Faculty of Science’s internal approval procedures, when applying for external funding: Budgets must be prepared in cooperation with Support Office, Science (SOS), and requests for budget assistance from applicants must be sent to SOS no later than 10 working days before application deadline.

SDUpro - our new electronic application database at Nat, SDU
Please remember to send your applications to NATapplications@sdu.dk
at Support Office, Science, for internal registration.

Our original database, Panda, has been replaced by Acadre – but please note, that all researchers still have access to their own applications registered in Panda. 

All applications sent to NATapplications@sdu.dk after the 14th of May are registered in Acadre – the address will be announced at some point after the summer holidays 2014.

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