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Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Novo Nordisk Foundation highlights immunity at mucosal surfaces for the 2022 Challenge Programme
Mucosal surfaces act as a main pathway for many pathogenic microorganisms and substances, but determining how mucosal surfaces manage unwelcome guests requires new knowledge and understanding. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has chosen Immunity at...
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Novo Nordisk Foundation highlights recycling for the 2022 Challenge Programme
The challenge of enabling the transition to a sustainable society is to reduce environmental pollution and avoid depleting the planet’s resources. This requires that the future production processes for new materials, food, fuels and...
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Researchers will discover tomorrow’s materials for harvesting and utilizing the body’s energy under the Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme
How can we develop materials that can harvest and convert the body’s own energy, signals and impulses? And how can they be translated into small health-promoting wearable or implantable devices? This is a key...
Friday, 11 June 2021
Smart nanomaterials pave the way for cancer therapy, neuroimaging and sustainable fertilizer
Three creative research teams have ambitions related to new cancer therapies, improved methods for understanding how the brain functions and sustainable fertilizer processes. Each has received a major grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation....
Monday, 7 June 2021
Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme grants totalling DKK 366 million will boost seven ambitious research projects
Seven excellent researchers from the University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University, the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark are receiving grants totalling DKK 366 million for research projects aiming to generate groundbreaking...
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...