Grand Solutions

Innovation Fund Denmark invests in innovative ideas with significant potential to create knowledge, growth and employment in Denmark.

Innovation Fund Denmark focuses on results and solutions creating value to society. Innovation Fund Denmark wishes to facilitate cross-investments in knowledge institutions and companies – private as well as public. The investments should address tangible challenges and innovation needs of society and companies.

With Grand Solutions Innovation Fund Denmark invests in highly ambitious ambition projects with regards to economic value, creation of new jobs or tangible solutions to societal challenges. Grand Solutions projects develop new innovative solutions based on excellent research conducted by a strong team with the necessary competencies to ensure that goals are met.

This year Grand Solutions has been revised to make the process faster, less labour intensive for the applicant and more focused on outlining tangible value to society.

  • It is a single-phased application process and applicants can expect a decision within approximately 100 days from application deadline.

There are two application rounds:

  • Thematic calls – application deadline in March
  • Open call – application deadline in June.  

Applicants are advised to carefully study the call texts, guidelines and guides in the application form.

Grand Solutions distributes funds under the Danish Finance Act reserved for strategic research as well as technology and innovation.

See the National Budget 2016 here

See the National Budget 2017 here



Project administration

Open call

Application material

Thematic calls

Read the thematic calls for 2017 


Questions for specific calls
Contact information can be found on the page of the calls.   

Technical questions regarding E-grant
e-grant support
Phone: 33929190
Technical support regarding e-grant

General questions regarding Grand Solutions
Peter Aadal Nielsen
Phone: 6190 5064

Main phone number to Innovation Fund Denmark: 61 90 50 00