News

28.04.2016
With the investment of 20 million DKK from VILLUM FONDEN, Merkur Cooperative Bank will be able to expand their loans to a larger number of sustainable projects.
20.04.2016
The Employee Foundation can help out when employees are affected by difficult circumstances
18.04.2016
A part of the research activities at 'VILLUM Center for the Science of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals' has started.
07.03.2016
The Danish Nature Foundation has published its first strategy, and its first actual project
11.02.2016
Anniversary grant from VILLUM FONDEN of DKK 150 million for a new centre for developing sustainable fuels and chemicals
25.01.2016
VILLUM FONDEN is honouring two outstanding scientific researchers with The Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award for Technical and Scientific Research.
22.01.2016
On Friday, 22 January, Professor Lone Gram will receive Denmark's largest individual research award, the 2016 Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award for Technical and Scientific Research, worth DKK 5 million
22.01.2016
Professor Jens Stougaard will receive the DKK 5 million Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award in Science and Technology on Friday 22 January 2016.
20.01.2016
The annual award, VILLUM FONDEN´s Young Investigator Programme will be granted to 20 young talented researchers.
19.01.2016
Support for technical and scientific research, the museum programme, social projects, environment and sustainability and active senior citizens. Read more in our annual report.
18.01.2016
VILLUM Foundation will continue to support the next generation of top scientists, the already experienced, internationally recognized researchers and researchers with the bold ideas.
16.12.2015
Once again VELUX FONDEN support social organizations, who distribute Christmas aid in Denmark. The purpose is to make the families more independent and strong through additional follow-up offers.
05.11.2015
The Building Component Award is given to architect and designer Claus Dyre, who has invented an innovative solution from something as simple as a floor drain in a shower cabinet.
25.08.2015
Professor Marie Louise Bech Nosch, Copenhagen University, will contribute to the competence of the board of VELUX FONDEN, says director Ane Hendriksen.
16.07.2015
A partnership between VELUX FONDEN and the Danish Outdoor Council seeks to recognise the efforts of active senior citizens.
03.07.2015
The Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award for technical and natural sciences research is presented each year on 23 January.
30.06.2015
A grant from VILLUM FONDEN made it possible to restore a 760-year-old glass mosaic in Paris’s St Chapelle Church. The restored work of art was completed in May.
30.06.2015
The Danish Nature Foundation can draw on its initial capital of DKK 875 to help improve nature in Denmark.
30.06.2015
Donations from foundations will cover half of the cost of the Natural History Museum of Denmark.
30.06.2015
A new app helps ease the burden of being blind by connecting them to people who use their smartphones to be their eyes. The project was made possible through a grant from VEXLUX FONDEN.

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