Information from SOS 12 April 2013

Funding opportunities

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The Danish Council for Strategic Research
Phase 1 applications (prequalification)

Strategic Research within Health, Food and Welfare; Sustainable Energy and Environment; Strategic Growth Technologies; Individuals, Disease and Society

Deadline: 25 April 2013, at 3PM

Novo Nordisk Fonden

Exploratory pre-seed grants

The program is a stimulus fund established to accelerate commercialization of biomedical research findings and development of novel technologies, drug candidates, devices and diagnostics in the life science area. Grants can support activities costing from DKK 100,000 to DKK 500,000 during a grant period of 4-12 months.

Deadline: April 30 at 4PM

The Danish Council for Independent Research
Individual postdoc grants
MOBILEX mobility grant

Deadline FSS: 24 April 2013, at 10PM
Deadline FTP: 3 May 2013, at 10PM
Deadline FNU: 6 May 2013, at 10PM

Alfred Benzon Foundation
Research Fellowships

Supports research in medical and pharmaceutical sciences and related sciences at academic research institution abroad: travel grant for maximum three years. Travel expenses for accompanying family members are also covered.

Deadline: 1 May 2013

The Lundbeck Foundation
Scientific Projects: Biomedical sciences and natural sciences

Deadline: 15 May 2013, at 12 noon

Novo Nordisk Fonden
Endocrinological research and experimental physiology - Nordic Countries

Funding is available for basic and clinical research in endocrinology and experimental physiology. Grants are not available for applications concerning cancer research. Researchers in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden may apply. The researcher selected by the committee will be invited to submit a five-year research program with regard to receiving a grant of DKK 10 million in portions of 2 million Danish kroner yearly for 5 years.

Deadline: 6 June 2013 at 4PM

Marie Curie Research Fellowships

Calls for applications for Marie Curie Research Fellowships have been posted on March 14, 2013.
Deadlines are August 14, 2013.

This is the last stage of the 7th Framework Programme. More grants will be financed this year than ever before because the financial resources available are the greatest since the FP7 was launched.

You can see the open calls here.
For a short introduction to the different instruments, see here. (You can change the language in the drop down menu in the upper right corner.)

Support Office, Science will be prepared to provide interested researchers with all the support needed in order to prepare their proposals. Please contact EU-funding advisor Lone L. Laursen (, or Advisor Helen Korsgaard ( or Kjersti Øverland ( A preliminary indication of interest will be highly appreciated as this will give SOS an idea of the time that should be allocated for support on Marie Curie applications.

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