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Postdoc grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences, February 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences awards 16 postdoc grants to research talents in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 35 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 younger researchers the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results 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 budgetary adjustments.


Project Title: A high-throughput discovery platform for cyclic lipopeptides with multi-functional activity against Gram-negative pathogens
Grant Recipient: Alberto Oddo
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,606,164


Project Title: Microstructurally engineered piezoelectrics for lead-free, high-resolution ultrasound imaging
Grant Recipient: Astri Bjørnetun Haugen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,729,521


Project Title: Improved drought tolerance and recovery via redirection of nitrogen between specialized and general metabolism
Grant Recipient: Elizabeth Neilson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,822,520


Project Title: Multidisciplinary design and optimization of a 20 MW wind turbine rotor with analytical vortex-based aerodynamics
Grant Recipient: Emmanuel Simon Pierre Branlard
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,854,000


Project Title: Fast Solvers for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of Energy Systems
Grant Recipient: Gianluca Frison
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,990,368


Project Title: Elicitation of anthocyanins in hairy root cultures of black carrots – interplay of genotype and environment
Grant Recipient: Gregorio Barba Espin
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,408,400


Project Title: Early exposure to CO2 in salmonids: The long-term effects on Atlantic salmon growth and performance in aquaculture.
Grant Recipient: Javed Rafiq Khan
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,913,304


Project Title: Arming honey bees with nature’s pharmacy
Grant Recipient: Nanna Hjort Vidkjær
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,246,759


Project Title: Flexoelectric MEMS: An Opportunity to Boost Performance and Remove Toxic Constituents
Grant Recipient: Nirupam Banerjee
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,013,120


Project Title: Unraveling the secrets of the canine platelet secretome (CAPS): A functional platelet fingerprint in health and disease?
Grant Recipient: Signe Emilie Cremer
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,983,782


Project Title: Statistical and Computational Aspects of Forensic Identification using DNA
Grant Recipient: Therese Graversen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,806,899


Project Title: Using Big Data sources for the consistent estimation of next-generation route choice models
Grant Recipient: Thomas Kjær Rasmussen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,243,930


Project Title: Hybrid Business Process Management Technologies
Grant Recipient: Tijs Slaats
Place of Employment: IT University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,298,146


Project Title: A Novel Approach to Generate Multifunctional Polymer Brush Films to Tailor Interfacial Properties
Grant Recipient: Troels Røn
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,656,207


Project Title: Zoom coils for high resolution MR imaging
Grant Recipient: Vincent Oltman Boer
Place of Employment: Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,731,307


Project Title: Performance Evaluation of Massive MIMO with Over-the-Air Methods
Grant Recipient: Wei Fan
Place of Employment: Aalborg Universitet
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,878,074

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