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Lundbeck and NIH BRAIN Initiative

Deadline: 10th of August, 2021
Amount: 3 mio DKK for 3 years

Telefon: +45 6116 0027

The Lundbeck Foundation’s ambition is to make Denmark leading in neuroscience research by funding relevant biomedical, health, clinical and other sciences in Denmark. The goal is to foster world-class research at Danish universities and Danish university hospitals. At the same time, our grants must help provide an environment that stimulates the best graduates and scientists at all career levels.
The Foundation wishes to encourage and support international collaboration between researchers through the sharing of experience and ideas between Danish and international research institutions. In partnership with National Institutes of Health (NIH) the Lundbeck Foundation supports the involvement of researchers at Danish institutions in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. The BRAIN Initiative is a multi-agency effort, with a coordinated contribution from 10 NIH Institutes and Centers ( 
The purpose of the Lundbeck Foundation NIH BRAIN Initiative programme is to allow researchers at Danish institutions to join NIH BRAIN Initiative projects.
Lundbeck Foundation believes that diversity strengthens science and for this reason diversity, including, but not limited to, gender and ethnic origin, is encouraged. It is therefore important that we receive applications from as many qualified scientists as possible, from all backgrounds.
Research theme
The research should be within the field of basic or clinical neuroscience, or science with clear relevance to neuroscience. The term ‘neuroscience’ is used here in its broadest sense, hence including medical, technical, natural and social sciences as well as humanities
Who can apply?
Applicants must hold a PhD degree or have similar experience and be affiliated with a non-commercial Danish research institution.
Which proposals are eligible?
Your project proposes frontline clinical, translational or basic research with a potential benefit for Danish neuroscience. The research project may be fully based in Denmark at a Danish non-commercial research institution or partly be based at a US non-commercial research institution. In any case, the entire grant must be managed by the Danish institution.
How much?
The Lundbeck Foundation is allocating up to DKK 10 million to this call. Grants are up to DKK 3 million each and cover up to three years. The budget may include all staff and non-staff costs  related to the project, including your own salary. Up to 10% of the budget can be reserved for indirect costs if appropriately justified.