Denmark: IFD

Name of Funding agency

IFD – Innovation Fund Denmark

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


Name of the programme/initiative

 International programmes

Programme website


Programme owner

 Innovation Fund Denmark

Program manager (executing funding organisation)


Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Jens Peter Vittrup:; tel +45 61 90 50 23

Sune Dalgaard Ebbesen:; tel + 45 61 90 50 30;

Funding Commitment

1.000.000 euro

Anticipated number of fundable research partners

 5-6 Danish partners in 3-4 projects

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

Maximum funding budget for a Danish partner is € 300,000. If two or more Danish partners participate in a project the maximum funding budget is € 500,000.

Applications which include both knowledge partners and commercial partners will be prioritized.

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

 All types of costs

Funding rates (approx.)


Major eligibility criteria
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Eligible cost-categories for Danish partners: Salary, Travel, Subcontracting, Materials, Communication and knowledge sharing and Other expenses (overhead).


Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Danish applicants must, no later than two weeks after the deadline for submission, register individually in the national e-grant system.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

 National Progress Reports must be submitted by the Danish partners to IFD every 6 months.

Further guidance