Latest news

23.11.2020
Jammerbugt, Favrskov, Svendborg, Odense, Frederikssund and Lolland receive grants totalling DKK 31 million from VILLUM FONDEN to create makerspaces – learning laboratories for design, invention and technology.
18.11.2020
Five interdisciplinary research and practice projects will deliver new insights and solutions to current societal challenges – from the social exposure of refugees and exclusionary dark design in urban spaces to hearing loss.
29.10.2020
VILLUM FONDEN will become co-owner of CPH Village, which develops, builds and rents out small sustainable student apartments in central Copenhagen at a student-friendly rent.
21.10.2020
VILLUM FONDEN has granted a total of DKK 14 million to six researchers under the new Villum International Postdoc programme. The programme is targeted at outstanding female researchers in the technical and natural sciences. The grantees’ research projects range from sustainability in construction and the adaptation of fish species to rising water temperatures.
08.10.2020
VELUX FONDEN supports initiatives that allow socially disadvanted people to participate actively in social communities. The foundation is awarding five projects a total of DKK 11.5 million to develop and test new ways of motivating young immigrant women and people with mental health problems and physical illnesses to take part as volunteers. At the same time, it is starting an evaluation of the initiatives.
24.09.2020
The topography of love, the norms of anger, Buddhism and consumption. With grants from VELUX FONDEN’s core group programme, seven humanities research projects provide new perspectives on, among other things, our feelings, politics and religion.

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Emil Kaas Rasmussen
Communications Adviser, THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS
Phone: 
+45 29 66 67 32
Anna Høxbro Bak
Communications Adviser, THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS
Phone: 
+45 22 64 03 55