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The European-Commission launches the first Horizon 2020 calls for proposals
Date of publication: Dec 11, 2013 The first calls for projects proposals under the largest European Union research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, have been launched. The programme will fund not just the best fundamental research, but also applied research and innovation in small and large companies.
Nomination for the Strategic Research Awards 2014
Date of publication: Dec 04, 2013 Do you know a research talent that performs excellent strategic research? Here is your chance to nominate the person concerned to the Strategic Research Awards 2014.
Information Meeting on the Societal Challenges under Horizon 2020
Date of publication: Dec 04, 2013 On 16 December, the University of Copenhagen and EuroCenter (Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation) will be holding an open information meeting focusing on the Societal Challenges under Horizon 2020, EU’s new framework programme for research and innovation.
Pre-announcement of the second call of ERA-CAPS
Date of publication: Nov 29, 2013 The ERA-Net Coordinating Actions in Plant Science will open for applications on 14 January 2014.
Video: A new generation of bio fuels
Date of publication: Nov 28, 2013 There is a great need to develop a new generation of biofuels that do not rely on the consumption of foodstuffs to create sustainable energy.
Video: Laboratories the size of a fingernail
Date of publication: Oct 08, 2013 Blood sample analysis is a bottleneck during admission to hospitals. New fingernail-sized laboratories make it possible to reduce waiting times for the benefit of patients and the health system in general.
New agency in the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education
Date of publication: Sep 18, 2013 Two of the Ministry’s agencies, the Agency for Higher Education and Educational Support and the Agency for Universities and Internationalisation are merged into to one agency.
Video: New generation of software assesses risks of financial transactions
Date of publication: Aug 26, 2013 With the use of untapped computer power, the joint research center HIPERFIT will create far more advanced risk assessment systems for the financial sector. The Danish Council for Strategic Research has produced a video about HIPERFIT.
Research efforts on neurodegenerative diseases: Grant from The Danish Council for Strategic Research
Date of publication: Aug 23, 2013 Two Danish scientists have all in all been granted DKK 3.5 million to participate in the European research programme on neurodegenerative diseases, among others Alzheimer’s- and Parkinson’s diseases.
Pre-announcement of call within climate smart agriculture
Date of publication: Aug 15, 2013 FACCE-JPI - Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change has pre-announced an upcoming call on "Climate Smart Agriculture".
New study shows high employment rate among Industrial PhD graduates
Date of publication: Jul 10, 2013 A new study of the employment rate and income among Industrial PhD and conventional PhD graduates points to a high employment rate within both groups.
Denmark hosts international workshop on molecular programming
Date of publication: Jun 06, 2013 Leading scientist from all over the world joined The Danish Council for Strategic Research’s workshop on models for designing biological software.
Workshop: Getting Ready for Horizon 2020
Date of publication: May 22, 2013 Half-day Workshop about how to prepare for the next Framework Programme, Horizon 2020. This workshop will be held in English. The workshop will take place on the 28th of august 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Exchange students in Denmark
Date of publication: May 16, 2013 Every year, many Danish students travel abroad to avail of an international study experience as part of their education programme, and many international students are coming to Denmark to do the same.
Apply for DFF-funding now
Date of publication: Apr 15, 2013 The deadline for proposals for The Danish Council for Independent Research is approaching.
The Danish Council for Strategic Research - Annual Report 2012/2013
Date of publication: Apr 03, 2013 What does the potato of the future look like? Is it possible to charge electric cars wirelessly? How to improve cancer screening and diagnostics? The annual report contains priorities 2013, an overview of grants awarded 2012 and case examples of strategic research.
The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) invites applications for PhD scholarships outside the universities
Date of publication: Mar 07, 2013 The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) invites applications for up to 10 PhD scholarships within all areas of scientific research, for projects to be carried out at other public research institutions than the universities.
EUPHRESCO II announces the coming of its second call
Date of publication: Feb 05, 2013 International call within plant health opens on May 13, 2013 NOTE: NEW DATE
ERA-NET within Industrial Biotechnology call for proposals
Date of publication: Feb 01, 2013 The Danish Council for Strategic Research (DCSR) is a partner in the European ERA-NET Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB). ERA-IB now announces the fourth international joint call. DCSR has allocated 1 million Euro to participation in the call.
Update on SPIR 2013 – Future production systems
Date of publication: Jan 10, 2013 The Danish Council for Strategic Research and the Danish Council for Technology and Innovation's detailed description of the SPIR theme 2013 on Future production systems