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InnoExplorer 

Innovation Fund Denmark programme InnoExplorer aims to strengthen entrepreneurship based on knowledge- and research results from public research and educational institutions and hospitals that have a commercial potential, so they can get closer to the market. Grants are up to DKK 1.5 million.

 

The projects can for example include the following activities:

  • Validation of research results
  • Identification of potential applications and commercial potential
  • Test of prototypes
  • Establiment of teams and partnerships for further business development
  • Commercialisation of the results and completion of market surveys

 

In order to apply for InnoExplorer, you will need a letter of support and a budget to be signed from your head of department. Furthermore you need a signed letter of support from the Head of  AU Technology Transfer Office. To be approved for signature, you will need to pitch your application for AU Technology Transfer InnoExplorer panel. Time schedule for the upcoming call:

 

  • 27 March: Submission of application to AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 3 April: Pitch for AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 6 April: Decision and feedback regarding eligibility for submission of application to Innovation Fund Denmark

  • 7-21 April: Individual internal pitch training

  • 22 April: Deadline for upload to e-grant (performed by the applicant)

  • Week 22: Pitch for Innovation Fund Denmark

 

If you have any questions, contact our business developer Morten Holmager at Holmager@au.dk

 

Upcoming deadlines for the next rounds are listed below:

  • 31 July: Submission of application to AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 5 August: Pitch for AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 7 August: Decision and feedback regarding eligibility for submission of application to Innovation Fund Denmark

  • 10-25 August: Individual internal pitch training

  • 26 August: Deadline for upload to e-grant (performed by the applicant)

  • Week 39: Pitch for Innovation Fund Denmark

 

  • 2 October: Submission of application to AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 7 October: Pitch for AU InnoExplorer Panel
  • 9 October: Decision and feedback regarding eligibility for submission of application to Innovation Fund Denmark
  • 12-27 October: Individual internal pitch training
  • 28 October: Deadline for upload to e-grant (performed by the applicant)
  • Week 49: Pitch for Innovation Fund Denmark

 

More information at Innoexplorer