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Grants from The Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences - September 2013

The result of The Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences Call of 2013 for Individual postdoctoral grants is hereby announced. A total of 24 grants have been awarded.

By the deadline of May 3rd 2013 the Council had received approximately 170 applications for Individual postdoctoral grants. The total amount applied for was approximately DKK 450 million.

Please find below the list of applications that the Council, on its meeting the 18th to the 20th of September 2013, decided to support with either a full or limited grant.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to adjust the awarded amounts listed (in total approximately DKK 67 million). Changes to the amounts may be applied as a result of the Council's detailed review of the application budgets. Adjustments may also be applied if overlapping grants are awarded from other funding sources, or if the overhead rate has been inaccurately applied. Specific requirements may also be attached to individual grants.

Grant letters and rejection letters will be sent out as soon as possible. All correspondence will be sent to the e-mail address included on the electronic application form. On the basis of the conditions and evaluation criteria set out in the Call, the letters of rejection will contain a brief explanation pointing out the main academic reasons, why the grant has not been awarded.

 


Project Title: Spreading of antibiotic genes and faecal bacteria in agricultural soil
Grant Recipient: Tina Bundgaard Bech
Place of Employment: The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland - GEUS
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,348,590


Project Title: Do piglets have a specifically high zinc requirement at weaning?
Grant Recipient: Karoline Blaabjerg
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,924,287


Project Title: Exploiting endogenous cell division inhibition mechanisms in Staphylococcus aureus as a scaffold for novel antimicrobial therapies
Grant Recipient: Martin Saxtorph Bojer
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,199,678


Project Title: Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits for Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer in Multicore Fibre Communication
Grant Recipient: Yunhong Ding
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,133,082


Project Title: Human exposure to novel flame retardants -from materials to humans
Grant Recipient: Marie Frederiksen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,421,386


Project Title: Multi-modality Sensory Feedback for Phantom Limb Pain Treatment
Grant Recipient: Bo Geng
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,268,468


Project Title: Non-invasive screening of embryo culture miRNA for predicting embryo developmental success
Grant Recipient: Tina Rødgaard Højbøge
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,718,228


Project Title: Localization and Tracking of Speech - A Joint Audio-Visual Approach
Grant Recipient: Jesper Rindom Jensen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,581,380


Project Title: Linking Chemical fingerprints with Toxicological fingerprints (‘the LCT concept’):Can we explain the toxicity of sludge from waste water treatment plants?
Grant Recipient: Karina Knudsmark Jessing
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,720,125


Project Title: Photo-catalytic nano-membranes for waste water treatment system in the dairy industry
Grant Recipient: Muzafar Kanjwal
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,390,400


Project Title: Monitoring of infections in patients with impaired immunoprotection
Grant Recipient: Dorota Anna Kwasny
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,156,158


Project Title: Compound-specific isotope ratio analysis as a novel and powerful tool for authentication of plant products
Grant Recipient: Kristian Holst Laursen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,502,486


Project Title: Chemical composition and rheology of bitumen
Grant Recipient: Claire Andrée Yvette Lemarchand
Place of Employment: Roskilde University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,712,390


Project Title: CRISPRa: a novel RNA-guide system for targeted gene activation
Grant Recipient: Yonglun Luo
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,982,265


Project Title: Design of proteinaceous inhibitors of industrially important starch degrading enzymes and proteases
Grant Recipient: Marie Sofie Møller
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,439,577


Project Title: Mechanical reinforcement of ceramic/metallic components for high temperature application by electrospun ceramic nanofibers  Grant Recipient: De Wei Ni
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,162,880


Project Title: Identification of small, extracellular peptide hormones involved in Barley germination
Grant Recipient: Harriet Tempe Parsons
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,620,044


Project Title: Breaking the code of breaking waves
Grant Recipient: Johan Rønby Pedersen
Place of Employment: DHI
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,916,608


Project Title: Defects in NTD silicon for power electronics
Grant Recipient: Martin Christian Høj Petersen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,893,008


Project Title: FLUORESCENCE INTENSITY BASED OPTICAL SENSORS
Grant Recipient: Martin Rosenberg
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,154,835


Project Title: PlayGALe - Playful Games with Active Learning
Grant Recipient: Noor Shaker
Place of Employment: IT University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,758,988


Project Title: Increased fibrolytic activity of anaerobic rumen fungi for improved biomass utilisation in ruminants (FibAnFun)
Grant Recipient: Ida Marie Lindhardt Drejer Storm
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,267,936


Project Title: Saving rare native livestock breeds from extinction by devising breeding and management strategies that exploit new DNA technology
Grant Recipient: Astrid Vik Stronen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,630,476


Project Title: Creating superior yielding potato by metabolic engineering of a novel starch synthesis pathway
Grant Recipient: Mads Sønderkær
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,401,425


Project Title: Multilayered Quantum Gold Shelled Microbubbles for Medical Imaging and Therapy
Grant Recipient: Boon Mian Teo
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,228,734


Project Title: Future Residential LVDC Power Distribution Architectures
Grant Recipient: Juan Carlos Vasquez
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,115,152

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