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DFF-Research Project Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences, June 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences awards 35 DFF-Research Project Grants to researchers in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 161 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2015 and F2016 call, with the aim of providing researchers in Denmark the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level.

Grant and rejection letters will be forwarded as soon as possible.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make budgetary adjustments. A very limited number of applicants have been admitted to a waiting list and they will be contacted directly.

 


DFF-Research Project 1

 


Project Title: Advanced tailoring of 3D microstructures for superconducting magnets
Grant Recipient: Anders Christian Wulff
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: Lethal mutagenesis in the control of chronic disease caused by RNA virus
Grant Recipient: Armando Arias Esteban
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000 


Project Title: Biomimetic Foldamers with Novel Three-dimensional Structures
Grant Recipient: Christian Adam Olsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,571,461


Project Title: Biomimetic and responsive adhesives for a challenging biological environment
Grant Recipient: Esben Thormann
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,588,721


Project Title: The weight of cities and dematerialization and decarbonization implications (CityWeight)
Grant Recipient: Gang Liu
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: Enhancing nutritional value of locally-grown protein feed by transport engineering
Grant Recipient: Hussam Hassan Nour-Eldin
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: A Traceable 3D Scanning and Reconstruction Pipeline
Grant Recipient: Jakob Andreas Bærentzen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,551,624


Project Title: A novel principle for highly sensitive detection of tagged proteins
Grant Recipient: Jakob Rahr Winther
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,187,547 


Project Title: Resonant Piezoelectric Shunt Damping of Structures
Grant Recipient: Jan Becker Høgsberg
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,472,974


Project Title: A new generation of multi-modal registration algorithms based on probabilistic modeling
Grant Recipient: Koen Van Leemput
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,564,280


Project Title: Modulation of signalling pathways in isolated nerve-terminals by isomerization of proline
Grant Recipient: Martin Røssel Larsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,239,200


Project Title: Neutron scattering assisted quantitative design of high pressure synthesized polymer hydrogels dedicated to antibiotics carriers
Grant Recipient: Matti Pekka Knaapila
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,240,577


Project Title: Unbiased Characterization of Microbial Communities
Grant Recipient: Per Halkjær Nielsen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,591,628


Project Title: Controlling ice growth to create micro-channel structures
Grant Recipient: Rasmus Bjørk
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,584,800


Project Title: Characterization of hepatitis C-like viruses in horses: Dual purpose for human and equine health
Grant Recipient: Troels Scheel
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,588,738 


Project Title: Fractional laser-assisted sustained topical delivery of systemic chemotherapeutics
Grant Recipient: Merete Hædersdal
Place of Employment: Bispebjerg Hospital
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,597,745 (funded by the Cross-Council Committee of The Danish Council for Independent Research)


Project Title: Saliva-repellent, mucoadhesive nanofiber-based hybrid systems for sublingual delivery of biopharmaceuticals
Grant Recipient: Hanne Mørck Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,585,704 


Project Title: Modal instability mitigation in double-pass amplifiers (Midas)
Grant Recipient: Jesper Lægsgaard
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,474,856 


Project Title: Graphene Oxide Membranes for Alcohol Dehydration
Grant Recipient: Vittorio Boffa
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


DFF-Research Project 2

 


Project Title: Long lifetime fluorescent dyes
Grant Recipient: Bo Wegge Laursen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,305,099


Project Title: Targeting amyloid to combat bacterial biofilm
Grant Recipient: Daniel Otzen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,827,632


Project Title: PhageGut - Phages for target specific gut microbiota manipulation
Grant Recipient: Dennis Sandris Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6.293.061


Project Title: The single tree experiment
Grant Recipient: Ebba Karin Helena Dellwik
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,546,020


Project Title: Compact Integrated Terahertz Sources (CITS)
Grant Recipient: Esben Skovsen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,467,400


Project Title: Crystallization Process Intensification for Pharmaceutical Production (ProPharm)
Grant Recipient: Gürkan Sin
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,403,445


Project Title: Genome editing for disease resistance in cereals
Grant Recipient: Hans Thordal-Christensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,471,864


Project Title: MODELLING THE MULTI-PHYSICS IN RESIN INJECTION PULTRUSION (RIP) OF COMPLEX INDUSTRIAL PROFILES
Grant Recipient: Jesper Henri Hattel
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,872,837 


Project Title: Vibrations for Estimating Bolted Joint Integrity (VEBJI)
Grant Recipient: Jon Juel Thomsen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,887,473


Project Title: Unravelling ash-dieback resistance: insights from single-cell analysis of tolerant and susceptible ashes across evolutionary divergent clades
Grant Recipient: Lene Rostgaard Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,135,470


Project Title: Novel alternatives to antibiotics by mining human gut microbiome data
Grant Recipient: Manimozhiyan Arumugam
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,476,698


Project Title: New concepts for efficient immobilization of enzymes in inorganic membrane reactors
Grant Recipient: Manuel Pinelo
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,921,586


Project Title: Time-predictable Control Systems (PREDICT)
Grant Recipient: Martin Schöberl
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,170,177


Project Title: Antimicrobials designed to dismantle antibiotic resistant biofilms
Grant Recipient: Michael Christian Givskov
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,000,480


Project Title: Clever plant roots design their associated microbiome to prevent disease. What are the mechanisms behind?
Grant Recipient: Mogens Nicolaisen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,328,080


Project Title: Nano Ionic Conducting Engineered materials for information application (NICE)
Grant Recipient: Nini Pryds
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,801,760


Project Title: Greening of drylands: Towards understanding ecosystem functioning changes, drivers and impacts on livelihoods
Grant Recipient: Rasmus Fensholt
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,121,659


Project Title: Parasites and plants - exploring the anti-parasitic activity of a bioactive livestock forage
Grant Recipient: Stig Milan Thamsborg
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,826,568


Project Title: Immune evasion by Staphylococcus aureus
Grant Recipient: Søren Skov
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,475,625


Project Title: Synthetic carbohydrates with broad targeting of avian C-type lectin receptors as a novel tool for sustainable control of pathogens with zoonotic potential (SYN-CARB)
Grant Recipient: Tina Dalgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,897,080


Project Title: GIANT-E: Highly defective oxides – the next generation of electromechanical materials
Grant Recipient: Vincenzo Esposito
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,291,360 


Project Title: Discovering fecal microRNA expression profiles as biomarkers of gastro-intestinal cancer in dogs and cats
Grant Recipient: Anne Marie Thuri Kristensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,302,880

 

 

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