The Eliteforsk Conference 2013

The EliteForsk initiative has been launched as a framework for action that aims to strengthen and support some of the brightest and talented researchers in Denmark.

– The EliteForsk Award is a well-deserved reward for talented researchers who contribute to Denmark’s position among the international research elite, and I am very pleased that with this award, we acknowledge their efforts and help boost new research, says Morten Østergaard.

Read more about the initiative here (Danish)

This year also the new DNRF Niels Bohr Professors were honored at the conference.

From left: Higher Education Minister Morten Østergaard, Prof. Subir Sarkar, Prof. Lars Hesselholdt, Prof. David Needham, Prof. Jaan Valsiner and Prof. Charles Lesher (The final Niels Bohr Professor is Prof. Anna Tsing, who was unable to attend the conference)

Read more about the Niels Bohr Professor Program