Grand Solutions

Innovation Fund Denmark invests in the best research and innovation projects with the potential to create knowledge, growth and employment in Denmark.

Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD) focuses on results and solutions creating value for society. With Grand Solutions, IFD 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.

Grand Solutions, second calls, 2018:
Investment opportunities for the late summer calls are allocated to the following open and two thematic areas:

IFD focusses on research and innovation projects that by using strategic and challenge-driven research create value for society by contributing to solve important societal challenges and/or create growth in new and/or existing innovative companies.

Assessment Criteria
Applications for Grand Solutions are assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • Quality of research and innovation
  • Value creation
  • Efficiency and implementation

The process 2018

  • The Grand Solutions application process is single-phased and applicants can expect a decision within approximately 100 days from application deadline.
  • Application deadline the three calls is August 14, CET 12.00



  • The allocation of funds is based on the Act on Innovation Fund Denmark, the National Budget 2018, the 2018 Agreement on Allocation of the Research Reserve, FORSK2025, including the listed pointers for the allocation in FORSK2025 and Innovation Fund Denmark’s thematic investment strategies.

Applicants are advised to carefully study the call texts, guidelines and guides in the application form. See ”Guidelines for Grand Solutions 2018” for in-depth details of the assessment criteria.

The calls may be subject to changes deriving from amendments in the final National Budget 2018

Project administration


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

Thomas Mathiasen
Tlf: 6190 5063

Lars Winther
Tlf: 6190 5036

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