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Wednesday, 7 October 2020
Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 348 million for research to develop new solutions to global societal challenges
Six researchers are receiving grants for research over the next 6 years that will advance our knowledge on biodiversity; quantum technology for developing new solutions within the life sciences; and how to utilize biomass...
Wednesday, 7 October 2020
DKK 179 million will boost research on biodiversity
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded grants of DKK 179 million for research on biodiversity. The recipients are: Trine Bilde and Signe Normand, professors at Aarhus University and Per Gundersen, a professor at the...
Wednesday, 7 October 2020
Major research project will focus on fungal feeding habits
An ambitious project at the University of Copenhagen will discover new knowledge on fungal degradation of biomass, a tool we can use to exploit waste and biomass residue in the green transition. The Novo...
Wednesday, 7 October 2020
The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 108 million for developing new quantum technology
Developing and using quantum simulators to advance our understanding of complex biological processes and biomolecules and helping us predict how they behave: this is the goal for two new research centres for which the...
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Cross-disciplinary research to solve the challenges of tomorrow related to disease and food
The Novo Nordisk Foundation is allocating up to DKK 360 million for research that will provide ambitious suggestions for how to solve global challenges related to disease and food. This will be achieved through...
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Novo Nordisk Foundation promotes the use of smart nanomaterials within life science and biotechnology
Functional nanomaterials have a considerable and virtually untapped potential within life science and biotechnology. The Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme will support research that will accelerate the development of smart nanomaterials that can be...
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Mathematical modelling will advance understanding of the mechanisms underlying health and disease
Mathematical modelling is an important tool for predicting the trajectory of disease outbreaks; for example, in connection with a virus pandemic. The Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme seeks to support cross-disciplinary research with the...
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Novo Nordisk Foundation focuses on alternative sources of protein for tomorrow’s food production
Proteins from plants, fungi and microorganisms must replace the demand for animal-based protein in our foods. The Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme will support research that will work towards achieving this goal. Increasing strain...
Monday, 28 October 2019
The Foundation awards DKK 300 million for research projects that tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded DKK 60 million each to five researchers from Rigshospitalet, the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark for ambitious projects that address global challenges within health...
Monday, 28 October 2019
The Foundation awards DKK 60 million for research on the role of gut microbiota in diet and health
The Novo Nordisk Foundation will help researchers to improve understanding of how gut microbiota affect our health by awarding nearly DKK 60 million to focus on an insufficiently explored theme within research on diet...