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Novo - Project in Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Deadline - 5th of September, 2023
Amount - 3 mio DKK for up to 3 years

Phone: +45 2089 9681
Webpage: Novo Project in Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

The objective of this call is to broadly promote Danish fundamental research impacting better health through knowledge by supporting projects of high international level within the field of bioscience and basic biomedicine which are relevant for understanding the human organism and/or the basal mechanisms underlying health and disease.

A grant capital of DKK 80 million is available for the funding of:
1-, 2- and 3-year project grants within the frame of DKK 300,000 – 1,000,000 per budget year.

Research fields
The research fields central in the proposed project could be within (but not limited to): Molecular biology, cell biology, bioinformatics, modelling of biological systems, enzymology, genetics, microbiology, animal models, pharmacology, experimental physiology, biophysics, biochemistry, biology, and biostatistics etc. The supported research will typically be carried out in animals, model systems, cellular or subcellular systems, or in silico.
2021 special: Technology development – Artificial organs/organoids
In 2021, up to DKK 10 million (of the total DKK 80 million grant capital) are earmarked for ‘Technology development – Artificial organs/organoids’ for individual projects of up to DKK 3 million.

WHO: Principal investigators anchored in Denmark are eligible to apply. Applications from Ph.D. 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, hospital, or other non-profit research institution in Denmark.
WHAT: The application must describe a clearly defined research project with an appropriate budget.