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Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research: Sapere Aude: DFF-Starting Grant 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research awards 18 Sapere Aude: DFF-Starting Grants to the sum of approximately DKK 121 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude programme, the aim of which is to provide researchers in Denmark with the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research at a high international level.

Grant letters will be forwarded to the recipients as soon as possible. Rejection letters will include a brief text, explaining the main academic reasons for the project not obtaining a grant.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make adjustments. 


Project Title: The Protein Interaction Landscape of Cardiac Diseases
Grant Recipient: Alicia Lundby
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK  7,030,542


Project Title: Language-Based Anonymity
Grant Recipient: Aslan Askarov
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,946,673 


Project Title: Foundations of Cryptographic Computing
Grant Recipient: Claudio Orlandi
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,055,486


Project Title: Apocalypse then? The Laacher See volcanic eruption (13,000 years before present), Deep Environmental History and Europe’s geo-cultural heritage
Grant Recipient: Felix Riede
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,926,238


Project Title: Castles: Tracing the Origins and Consequences of the Modern State
Grant Recipient: Jacob Gerner Hariri
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,364,057


Project Title: Engineering quantum materials for next generation devices: multi-scale patterning and transport measurements by nanoscale four point probe
Grant Recipient: Jill Atsuko Miwa
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,053,972


Project Title: SEAD-Plant: Stage, Environment and Age-based Demography of Plants
Grant Recipient: Johan Petter Dahlgren
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,036,704


Project Title: Targeting Lipid Metabolism for Cancer Therapy

Grant Recipient: Kenji Maeda
Place of Employment: The Danish Cancer Society
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,877,156


Project Title: Red Blood Cell Substitutes
Grant Recipient: Leticia Hosta-Rigau
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,053,432


Project Title: The Origin of Mass and the Particle Nature of Dark Matter
Grant Recipient: Mads Toudal Frandsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,847,200


Project Title: micro-NIST
Grant Recipient: Martijn Jan Resie Heck
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,901,531


Project Title: Rethinking the economic take-off of Denmark
Grant Recipient: Paul Sharp
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,978,304


Project Title: Intercepting worm communication
Grant Recipient: Peter Nejsum
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,980,698


Project Title: A systematic characterization of the impact of human regulatory variation
Grant Recipient: Robin Andersson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,055,486


Project Title: Bifunctional heterogeneous catalysts
Grant Recipient: Søren Kegnæs
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,498,209


Project Title: Targeting and Manipulating the Hypoxic Cancer Cell
Grant Recipient: Thomas Bjørnskov Poulsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,053,644


Project Title: Aesthetic experience and the pre-reflective self. An investigation in phenomenological psychology
Grant Recipient: Tone Roald
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,053,520


Project Title: A systematic analysis of RNA interactions during virus infection
Grant Recipient: Troels Scheel
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 7,051,085

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