Tag Archive for: Novo Nordisk Foundation

Researchers aim to advance quantum sensing to transform disease diagnosis and prevention

With its unprecedented precision, quantum sensing holds the potential to reform biomedical and health sciences by improving the diagnosis and prevention of diseases. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of DKK 150 million to establish the Copenhagen Center for Biomedical Quantum Sensing, under which an international research collaboration aims to develop novel quantum sensing […]

New cell therapy facility enters fight against chronic diseases

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has committed up to DKK 950 million (EUR 127 million) to establish a world-class facility for the final development steps and upscaling of cell therapies for testing in humans. The Novo Nordisk Foundation Cellerator will fill a critical gap in the Danish cell therapy ecosystem, helping to translate breakthroughs in cell […]

Massive investment in fundamental cardiometabolic research addresses a growing global public health crisis

Copenhagen-based research center is awarded up to DKK 1 billion (€134.2 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation to support research toward innovative approaches to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cardiometabolic diseases. Read more…

Novo Nordisk Foundation to support crucial education of health professionals in India and East Africa with up to DKK 1bn (USD 140m)

The global shortage of qualified health professionals is an increasing challenge. According to the WHO, an additional 10 million health professionals will be needed by 2030. The demand is particularly acute in low- and middle-income countries, where health systems are already under immense pressure. With the launch of the Partnership for Education of Health Professionals […]

Pandemic Antiviral Discovery (PAD) makes first investments to support the development of new antiviral medicines for future pandemics

Fourteen research projects will focus on antiviral research and drug development for henipaviruses, a subgroup of viruses with pandemic potential. Today, the partners in Pandemic Antiviral Discovery (PAD) initiative announced grants totalling more than USD 26 million for 14 research projects aimed at facilitating early-stage development of drugs to treat henipavirus infection and disease in […]