Former Centers of Excellence

  • Centers established in 2007 - 5th Application round

    Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES)
    Head of center: Niels Haldrup
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Centre for Carbohydrate Recognition and Signaling (CARB)
    Head of center: Jens Stougaard
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Centre for Comparative Genomics
    Head of center: Rasmus Nielsen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for DNA Nanotechnology (CDNA)
    Head of center: Kurt Vesterager Gothelf
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Centre for Epigenetics
    Head of center: Kristian Helin
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Ice and Climate
    Head of center: Dorthe Dahl-Jensen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO)
    Head of center: Lars Arge
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Membrane Pumps in Cells and Disease (PUMPKIN)
    Head of center: Poul Nissen
    Location: Aarhus University

  • Centers established in 2005 - 4th Application round

    Nordic Center for Earth Evolution (NordCEE)
    Head of center: Don Canfield
    Location: University of Southern Denmark

     

    Center for Individual Nanoparticle Functionality (CINF)
    Head of center: Ib Chorkendorff
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism (CIM)
    Head of center: Bente Klarlund Pedersen
    Location: Rigshopsitalet

     

    Centre for Genotoxic Stress (GENOTOXIC)
    Head of center: Jiri Lukas
    Location: The Danish Cancer Society

     

    Centre for Social Evolution (CSE)
    Head of center: Jacobus J. Boomsma
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism
    Head of center: Torben Heick Jensen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Insoluble Protein Structures (inSPIN)
    Head of center: Niels Chr. Nielsen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Oxygen Microscopi and Imaging (COMI)
    Head of center: Peter R. Ogilby
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Centre for Viscous Liquid Dynamics (Glass and Time)
    Head of center: Jeppe Dyre
    Location: Roskilde University

     

    Dark Cosmology Centre (DARK)
    Head of center: Jens Hjorth
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Language Change in Real Time (LANCHART)
    Head of center: Frans Gregersen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Textile Research (CTR)
    Head of center: Marie Louise Nosch
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Center for Models of Life (CMOL)
    Head of center: Kim Sneppen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Danish Arrhythmia Research Centre (DARC)
    Head of center: Søren-Peter Olesen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Center for Sustainable and Green Chemistry (CSG)
    Head of center: Claus Hviid Christensen
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Centre for Molecular Movies (CMM)
    Head of center: Martin Meedom Nielsen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

  • Centers established in 2001/2002 - 3rd Application round

    Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals
    Head of center: Nils Holger Petersen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Black Sea Studies (PONTOS)
    Head of center: Pia Bilde Guldager
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Subjectivity Research (CfS)
    Head of center: Dan Zahavi
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Metal Structures in 4 Dimensions (M4D)
    Head of center: Henning Friis Poulsen
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Nucleic Acid Center (NAC)
    Head of center: Jesper Wengel
    Location: University of Southern Denmark

     

    Centre for Applied Microeconometrics (CAM)
    Head of center: Martin Browning
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Center for Biomembrane Physics (MEMPHYS)
    Head of center: Ole G. Mouritsen
    Location: University of Southern Denmark

     

    Center for Quantum Optics (QUANTOP)
    Head of center: Eugene S. Polzik
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Water and Salt Research Centre
    Head of center: Søren Nielsen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Quantum Protein (QuP)
    Head of center: Henrik Bohr
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN)
    Head of center: Leif Østergaard
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Wilhelm Johansen Centre for Functional Genome Research (WJC)
    Head of center: Niels Tommerup
    Location: University of Copenhagen

  • Centers established in 1997/1998 - Second Application round

    Centre for Solid Phase Organic Combinatorial Chemistry (SPOCC)
    Head of center: Morten Meldal
    Location: Carlsberg Laboratory

     

    Center for Catalysis
    Head of center: Karl Anker Jørgensen
    Location Aarhus University

     

    Center for Plant-Microbe Symbiosis
    Head of center: Henriette Giese
    Location: RISØ National Laboratory

     

    Center for Demographic Research
    Head of center: Hans Chr. Johansen
    Location: University of Southern Denmark

     

    Danish Center for Earth System Science (DCESS)
    Head of center: Gary Shaffer
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Network in Mathematical Physics and Stochastics (MaPhySto)
    Head of center: Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Molecular Plant Physiology (PlaCe)
    Head of center: Birger Lindberg Møller
    Location: The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University.

     

    Center for Experimental Bio Informatics (CEBI)
    Head of center: Matthias Mann
    Location: University of Southern Denmark

     

    Center for Human-Machine Interaction
    Head of center: Annelise Mark Pejtersen
    Location: RISØ National Laboratory

  • Centers established in 1993/1994 - First Application round

    Søren Kierkegaard Research centre (SKC)
    Head of Center: Niels Jørgen Cappelørn
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre (DESC)
    Head of center: Jørn Olsen, Location
    Statens Serum Institut

     

    Centre for Labour Market and Social Research (CLS)
    Head of center: Niels Westergaard Nielsen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Theoretical Astrophysics Center (TAC)
    Head of center: Igor Novikov
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Center for Atomic Physics (ACAP)
    Head of center: Jens Ulrik Andersen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Center for Atomic-Scale Materials Physics (CAMP)
    Head of center: Jens Kehlet Nørskov
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Centre for Basic Research In Computer Science (BRICS)
    Head of center: Professor Mogens Nielsen
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    International Research Centre for Computational Hydrodynamics (ICCH)
    Head of center: Per Madsen
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Danish Centre for Remote Sensing (DCRS)
    Head of center: Søren Nørvang Madsen
    Location: Technical University of Denmark

     

    Danish Lithosphere Centre (DLC)
    Head of center: Hans Christian Larsen
    Location: Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)

     

    Danish Centre for Experimental Parasitology (CEP)
    Head of center: K. Darwin Murrell
    Location: The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University.

     

    Center or Biological Sequence Analysis (CBS)
    Head of center: Søren Brunak
    Location: Technical University of Denmark.

     

    Centre for Biomolecular Recognition
    Head of center: Peter E. Nielsen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    The Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (CMRC)
    Head of center: Bengt Saltin
    Location: Copenhagen University Hospital

     

    Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI)
    Head of center: Thomas Sinkjær
    Location: Aalborg University.

     

    Centre for Sound Communication (CSC)
    Head of center: Axel Michelsen
    Location: University of Southern Denmark, Odense.

     

    Centre for Crystallographic Studies (CCS)
    Head of center: Sine Larsen
    Location: University of Copenhagen.

     

    Centre for Enzyme Research
    Head of center: Kaj Frank Jensen
    Location: University of Copenhagen

     

    Centre for Gene Regulation and Plasticity of Neuro-endocrine Network
    Head of center: Lars-Inge Larsson
    Location: The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University.

     

    Centre for Semiotic Research
    Head of center: Per Aage Brandt
    Location: Aarhus University

     

    Copenhagen Polis Centre (CPC)
    Head of center: Mogens Herman Hansen
    Location: University of Copenhagen.

     

    Centre for Maritime Archaeology
    Head of center: Søren H. Andersen
    Location: The National Museum of Denmark.

     

    Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU)
    Head of center: Peter Birch Sørensen
    Location: University of Copenhagen.