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Call 2023 – Development Research Grants


The Call for applications for development research grants 2023 supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark/Danida is now open. The overall theme of the call is Development under Conditions of Climate Change. Deadline for applications: 8 February 2023 at 13:00hrs CET.

Find the Call 2023 – Development Research here

Denmark’s Strategy for Development Cooperation “The World We Share” constitutes the thematic framework for the Call. The overall theme of the Call is “Development under Conditions of Climate Change”. Eligible countries for research are selected amongst countries with expanded and targeted development cooperation with Denmark. In the case of the latter, the themes for research are aligned with the Strategic Sector Cooperation in these countries.

The deadline for submission of Phase 1 (prequalification) applications is 8 February 2023 at 13:00hrs CET. Those prequalified in Phase 1 will be invited to make a full-fledged project proposal in Phase 2 of the application round. The projects selected for funding can start implementation in early 2024.

Funding is conditional on the Danish Parliament’s approval of the 2023 Finance Bill. The expected duration of research projects is up to 5 years within a maximum grant of DKK 10 million for each project.

An information meeting about the Call will be held online on 29 November 2022 at 13:00hrs CET. In addition, look out for more information about the meeting on our social media platforms LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and in the coming newsletter.

For questions concerning the application round, contact the Research Management Team at Danida Fellowship Centre at research@dfcentre.dk.

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