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This year, VILLUM FONDEN is awarding a total of DKK 126 million to 19 particularly talented young researchers in the technical and natural sciences. Their research areas are very wide-ranging – from the formation of the universe’s first structures to sustainable production using microalgae.
On the occasion of VILLUM FONDEN's 50th anniversary, we are presenting two annual awards in 2021 to the extraordinary researchers; Ib Chorkendorff from DTU and Jens Christian Svenning from Aarhus University.
VILLUM FONDEN has awarded a grant of DKK 6 million to establish a shared physical makerspace at Svendborg Business College.
How can we as a society and as humans learn to embrace algorithms and artificial intelligence?
The Divérs Forening association has been awarded a grant of DKK 9.5 million from VILLUM FONDEN for the project Boss Ladies.
Jammerbugt, Favrskov, Svendborg, Odense, Frederikssund and Lolland receive grants totalling DKK 31 million from VILLUM FONDEN to create makerspaces – learning laboratories for design, invention and technology.

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Emil Kaas Rasmussen
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+45 29 66 67 32
Anna Høxbro Bak
Communications Adviser, THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS
+45 22 64 03 55