Public funding schemes within: Food, agriculture and bio­technology

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Innovation Fund Denmark

Innovation Fund Denmark invests in ambitious research and innovation projects that create new and concrete solutions to important societal challenges, and which create value for Denmark. The fund supports projects with a focus on research, development and / or commercialisation. This could be product development, new processes or building and developing research competencies.

 

  • Grant amount: 0.7 - 4M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: 3 calls

Green Development and Demonstration Programme

The Green Development and Demonstration Programme (GUDP) supports projects that strengthen ambitious innovation in the Danish food industry through green and economic sustainability. Projects with direct, measurable climate effects are given special weight. The fund supports projects with between DKK 250,000 and 15 million, however, for network projects only up to DKK 2 million.

  • Grant amount: 0.03 - 2M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: 2 calls

Innobooster

Innobooster invests in projects from small and medium-sized companies with a clear growth potential and from new, promising start-ups. The purpose is to make good ideas turn into growth and jobs.

  • Grant amount: 0.01 - 0.7M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, test, and adaptation
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

Eurostars

With support from Eurostars companies can conduct international high-tech and knowledge intensive R&D projects with large market potential. Funding is offered for projects within all areas of technology. The coordinating entity must be an SME, which spends a minimum of 10% of turnover or personnel on R&D activities.

  • Grant amount: 0.3 - 1.3M €
  • Funding for: Development
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

MUDP

The Environmental Technology Development Program (MUDP) supports the development of technologies, processes and/or services within environmental technology. MUDP supports projects within eight primary areas: Water, climate adjustment, circular economy and the reuse of resources in waste, cleaner air, less noise, fewer problematic chemicals, industrial environmental efforts, and ecological construction.

  • Grant amount: 0.07 - 2.5M €
  • Funding for: Development and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Innovative Medicines Initiative

With support from the Innovative Medicines Initiative, you will be able to conduct international research for the development of medical products. IMI is working to improve health by speeding up the development of, and patient access to, innovative medicines, particularly in areas where there is an unmet medical or social need. 

  • Grant amount: +1M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Innofounder

Innofounder supports entrepreneurship and start-ups in the early phase, where technology, product, service and business model are not yet fully developed. The program runs over 12 months and provides financial support in the form of a monthly scholarship and a grant as well as sparring.

  • Grant amount: 0.03 - 0.2M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon 2020 Foodstuffs and Bioeconomy

With the support from Horizon 2020 Foodstuffs and Bioeconomy you can perform international R&D projects. Grants will be given to topics within the fields of food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

EIT Crisis Response Initiative

As part of the EU's collective efforts to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Euroean Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) has launched the 'EIT Crisis Response Initiative'.

  • Grant amount: ≤500 ThousandM €
  • Funding for: Development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

EIC Accelerator Pilot

The EIC Accelerator Pilot is part of Horizon 2020. The EIC Accelerator Pilot offers excellent opportunities for individual SMEs to conduct R&D projects. There are no specific themes, but it is a requirement that the project focuses on developing and scaling up high-risk innovations, boosting the growth of the SME.

  • Grant amount: 0.5 - 2.5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Fast Track to Innovation

Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) aims to reduce the time from idea to market by supporting projects undertaking innovation from the demonstration stage through to market uptake. FTI is the only fully bottom-up measure in Horizon 2020 promoting close-to-market innovation activities and open to all types of participants. Industry participation is required. 

  • Grant amount: 1 - 3M €
  • Funding for: Development and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon 2020 Health

With support from Horizon 2020 Health you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for health. Support will be given to projects aimed at: Health promotion and prevention; diagnosis improvement; innovative treatments and technologies; active and healthy aging; citizen-centered care; and improving health information etc.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Nordic Innovation

Nordic Innovation was established in order to help make Nordic businesses competitive and innovative. Nordic Innovations aims to generate increased value creation through cross-border co-operation. The goal to create partnerships between leading Nordic public and private sector institutions in the fields of trade and innovation.

  • Grant amount: 0.3 - 2M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls