Innovation Fund Denmark's board has decided how the Fund will prioritize international engagement in 2024-2026. In addition to Nordic, bilateral and EUREKA tenders, Innovation Fund Denmark aims to be able to participate in research and innovation tenders within the following new programs - subject to the annual grant from the Finance Act:
- One Health Antimicrobial Resistance
- European Partnership for Personalized Medicine
- Accelerating Farming Systems Transition: Agroecology living labs and research infrastructures
- Agriculture of Data
The decision regarding possible participation in the upcoming partnership Pandemic Preparedness awaits further information.
Innovation Fund Denmark continues its involvement in the following existing programmes:
- Eurostars, European Partnership Program for Innovative SMEs
- Nordforsk, including an upcoming interdisciplinary tender for a green transition within the energy sector with a focus on societal challenges
- EUREKA ad hoc tender, including an upcoming tender on "Disaster Hit Cities" (focus on reconstruction after war and natural disasters)
- EUREKA ad hoc expected annual tender in quantum technology
- Transforming Health and Care Systems
- Key Digital Technologies as well as the upcoming Chip Joint Undertaking
- M-ERA.NET 3
- Sustainable Blue Economy
- Clean Energy Transition
- Driving Urban Transitions
- EUREKA Cluster ITEA 4
- EUREKA EUROGIA
- Bilateral cooperation with the USA, India and China.
Innovation Fund Denmark invests in international collaboration to strengthen Danish research and innovation and promote Danish innovative solutions globally. The ambitions for the Innovation Fund Denmark's international cooperation are based on the foundation's international strategy in combination with the IFD multi-year investment plan in the international area, MAP . IFD's current MAP will be updated after the summer holidays to reflect the new decisions.
The multi-year investment plan will be updated again in 2024.