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Novo - Project in the Natural and Technical Sciences

Deadline - 2nd of September, 2021
Amount - 3 mio DKK for up to 3 years

Phone: +45 3527 6538 or +45 7242 2561
Email: KNO@novo.dk or SIR@novo.dk
Webpage: Novo Project in the Natural and Technical Sciences

Purpose
The objective of this call is to promote Danish fundamental research at the highest international level within the natural and technical sciences with potential applications in the life or health sciences or in biotechnology.

Research fields
The call supports research within the natural and technical science fields, including – but not limited to – physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and technical sciences.
The application must describe, how the outcome of the project has potential interdisciplinary applications in the life or health sciences or in biotechnology.

Eligibility
Who: Principal investigators are eligible to apply. Applications from PhD students and postdocs will not be taken into consideration. As this grant cannot cover salary of the grantee, the applicant must be guaranteed his or her own salary for the entire applied project period.
Where: The research activities applied for must be anchored at a university or other non-profit research institution in Denmark.
What: The application must describe a clearly defined research project with an appropriate budget.

Funding
A grant capital of DKK 60 million is available for the funding of 1-, 2- or 3-year project grants within the budget frame of DKK 300,000 – 1,000,000 per year. The grant can be extended to 4 years if used to cover a 4-year PhD fellowship, however, with a maximum total budget of DKK 3,000,000.

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