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VILLUM FONDEN, Danish National Research Foundation, Carlsberg Foundation, Lundbeck Foundation and Novo Nordisk Foundation grant a total of 1 billion DKK for basic research aimed at solving major societal challenges .
11 new Villum Investigators were celebrated 2 May 2019. They each received as much as DKK 40m for their research over the next 6 years.
VELUX FONDEN has funded a research and dissemination project, which is a partnership between Museum of Copenhagen, Odense Museums, the Nya Lödöse project and Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (Urbnet) at Aarhus University.
11 recognised scientists have been chosen to become the next Villum Investigators. All of them have strong international experience, five of them come from abroad. Together, they will receive DKK 410 million from VILLUM FONDEN.
Biologist Henrik Lauridsen has conducted research in the pale fish: the icefish, which inhabit the icy waters of Antarctica's Southern Ocean. Read more about his research project.
Jørgen Tang-Jensen has been elected new member of VILLUM FONDEN’s board of directors.