The purpose of the grant is to support long term research visits abroad for Danish based senior research leaders in clinical, translational and basic biomedical sciences preferentially with a focus on neuroscience or disciplines supporting neuroscience. The aim of the grant is to strength or extend the research capabilities of the applicant’s own research activities.
- The project must be within, biomedicine or health sciences. Projects within neuroscience will be prioritized.
- The applicant must have at least 5-years tenure at a Danish university hospital or research institution as associate professor, consultant, senior researcher or professor.
- Applicants cannot re-apply within 3 years after receiving a sabbatical grant
- The sabbatical should aim at strength the Danish research activities of the applicant and her/his research group/department
- The sabbatical must be at an international institution for a duration of two to six months.
The evaluation of applications will be based on
- The scientific quality of the proposed project (originality, state of the art, impact and feasibility)
- The qualifications of the applicant
- The scientific competences and facilities of the host environment
- The feasibility of the collaborative project suggested in the application
- The benefit for Danish research, particular for the research activities of the applicant
You can apply for up to DKK 500,000 per grant for a period of two to six months. The grant covers additional documented expenses associated with the sabbatical. Salary for the applicant is expected be covered by the Danish institution where the applicant is employed.