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Denmark among top countries for R&D investment
Date of publication: Nov 13, 2014 Denmark is among the top OECD countries for investment in research and development, while Danish research is well-received internationally. Danish researchers are among the most productive and their published research receives many citations.
Logos designed for the iriss space mission
Date of publication: Oct 10, 2014 The Danish Astronaut Andreas Mogensen has today 10 October 2014 presented two new logos for his mission to the International Space Station.
Increasing numbers of students availing of Erasmus
Date of publication: Sep 02, 2014 More and more Danish students are choosing to participate in exchange and internship programmes in Europe. In 2013, 10 per cent more students availed of the EU Erasmus programme.
Denmark engages innovation cooperation with South Korea
Date of publication: Sep 01, 2014 South Korea can learn from Denmark’s experience in transferring technology from universities to small and medium-sized enterprises ( SMEs). The two countries are signing an agreement on innovation cooperation on 1 September 2014.
Denmark and Greenland cooperate on education and research
Date of publication: Aug 26, 2014 The Minister for Higher Education and Science visits Greenland’s education and research institutions in order to bring Denmark and Greenland closer together.
Copenhagen hosts world-class science
Date of publication: Jun 26, 2014 Europe’s largest scientific gathering is coming to an end. More than 4,000 scientists, students, journalists and policy-makers are packing up after six terrific days in Copenhagen filled with science and research.
Science is our best friend
Date of publication: Jun 24, 2014 In the future, we have to make a living out of knowledge and, therefore, we have to build bridges between science and the public, said the Minister for Higher Education and Science at the opening of ESOF2014.
Thomas Viggo Lindrum Pedersen is new director general in the Agency for Higher Education
Date of publication: Jun 10, 2014 1 June 2014 Thomas Viggo Lindrum Pederen began as director general in the Danish Agency for Higher Education.
The result in respect of DFF-Research Projects 1 and 2 will be announced in week 24, 2014
Date of publication: Jun 02, 2014 The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences handled DFF-Research Projects 1 and 2 application at it's meeting on 26 -28 May 2014
Peter Høngaard Andersen named as new director of the Danish National Innovation Foundation
Date of publication: May 06, 2014 Peter Høngaard Andersen joins the newly established Danish National Innovation Foundation as director.
The Art of Writing a Proposal for Horizon 2020
Date of publication: May 02, 2014 On 12 June 2014 Dr. Sean McCarthy will give a course in Copenhagen where future applicants can learn about how to write a successful proposal for Horizon 2020. The course focuses on the most essential things one has to take into account when writing a proposal.
The space mission is named iriss
Date of publication: May 02, 2014 The Danish Astronaut Andreas Mogensen’s mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2015 has now been given a name: iriss. The winning suggestion was submitted by Filippo Magni from Italy and was chosen among more than 700 suggestions from all over Europe.
New domain name for the Ministry of Higher Education and Science
Date of publication: Mar 28, 2014 The web address for the Ministry of Higher Education and Science has been changed as ufm.dk has replaced fivu.dk as the Ministry’s domain name.
Get in touch with science at international festival in Copenhagen
Date of publication: Mar 05, 2014 One of Europe’s largest science festivals visits the Carlsberg City District in Copenhagen in June. Curious minds of all ages are invited to take part in ‘Science in the City’ where researchers from all over the world present cutting-edge science and technology.
EuroScience Open Forum opens call for 40 media travel grants
Date of publication: Feb 14, 2014 The organisers of Europe’s largest general science event, EuroScience Open Forum, invite journalists from around the world to apply for media travel grants. It is expected that 250 media representatives will be at the science forum in Copenhagen from 21-26 June 2014.
Sofie Carsten Nielsen appointed Minister for Higher Education and Science
Date of publication: Feb 07, 2014 3 February 2014 Sofie Carsten Nielsen took over the Ministry of Higher Education and Science after Morten Østergaard who moved to the Ministry of Taxation.
Danish foundations support the largest science conference in 2014
Date of publication: Jan 30, 2014 Seven prominent Danish foundations support EuroScience Open Forum 2014 that will take place in Copenhagen in June.
Five Nobel Laureates attending EuroScience Open Forum in Copenhagen
Date of publication: Jan 28, 2014 Five Nobel Laureates will be among the speakers at Europe’s largest general science event. 4,500 delegates and 30,000 visitors are expected for EuroScience Open Forum 2014 that takes place in the historic Carlsberg City District this summer. Registration for the forum has now opened.
Courses in English about Horizon 2020
Date of publication: Jan 16, 2014 Danish Agency for Science and Innovation organise three courses in English about Horizon 2020. One course focuses on how to write a successful application for Horizon 2020 (H2020). The two other courses focus on how to write a successful application to The European Research Council (ERC).