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Centers of Excellence

The Center of Excellence (CoE) program is the primary funding mechanism and the foundation’s flagship. A center grant is large and flexible, and a center may have a lifetime of up to 10 years. Only top researchers with the most ambitious ideas will be awarded a CoE through fierce competition involving a two-stage application process.

The objective of the CoE program is to strengthen Danish research by providing the best possible working conditions and organizational set-up for selected top researchers.

Centers may be established within or across all fields of research. Read more about the DNRF’s Centers of Excellence in the left menu.

New Centers of Excellence

A total of 100 Centers of Excellence have been established so far. 39 center are currently active.

Find a list of the active Centers of Excellence and a list of all centers established in the menu to the left.