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Monday, 4 February 2019
Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 360 million through its Challenge Programme
Page 1 of every genetics textbook states that the molecular machinery inside cells transforms the information from DNA into functioning proteins. Reality is, however, not nearly that simple, because numerous auxiliary proteins help to...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Novo Nordisk Foundation focuses on research within plant biology to encourage sustainable food production
The Novo Nordisk Foundation recently earmarked DKK 1.8 billion (€241 million) for continuing its Challenge Programme for a further 5 years. One of the three themes for 2018 is research within plant biology, a new...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Six major research projects aim to solve global technology or health challenges.
Novo Nordisk Foundation awards Challenge Programme grants of DKK 360 million for six research projects Six major research projects aim to solve global technology or health challenges. The projects, which are each receiving DKK 60 million,...
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Analysing wastewater from 100 countries to reduce antibiotic resistance
The Novo Nordisk Foundation is awarding DKK 300 million for five ambitious research projects covering antibiotic resistance and developing better drugs. Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to human health. A new ambitious...
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 120 million for research on the role of the gut microbiome in metabolic diseases
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded two new grants under its Challenge Programme, which aims to enable research of the highest quality that focuses on finding answers to key global technological or health-related challenges....
Thursday, 1 January 2015
DKK 240 million for diabetes and obesity research
The Board of the Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded the first four grants under the new Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme. The Programme aims to encourage and facilitate world- class research focusing on finding...