What to do when you apply for Steno Collaborative Grants?

The Novo Nordisk Foundation wishes to strengthen the collaboration between the Steno Diabetes Centers and the research environments related to the Centers. The foundation will support research projects with a unifying mission to develop knowledge, to exchange experience across the research institutions and to facilitate synergy between the research environments around the Steno Diabetes Centers. Read more about purpose, aim etc. on NNF webpage for grants.

There are 2 kinds of Steno Collaborative Grants with different deadlines:

  • Steno Collaborative Project Grants
  • Steno National Collaborative Grants

Call opens and deadline

You can find relevant dates for "Call opens" and "Deadline" on NNF's webpage for grants

Deadline - Expression of interest

Send your expression of interest to Niels Jessen (email) no later than 1 month before submission deadline. The expression of interest (volume approx. 1 page) should include:

  • Purpose of the project
  • Participants
  • Estimated budget

Deadline - Finished project and budget

Send your finished project and budget to Niels Jessen (email) no later than 1 week before submission deadline. When approved, he will return with a support letter to your application.

NB! Please follow the deadlines above - otherwise we cannot guarantee time enough for qualification and approval.


Niels Jessen
Head of Research

+45 2859 6352