After having received a grant

After having received a grant all communication concerning this – including submission of accounts and reports – will take place via your e-grant profile. Other queries concerning your grant must be directed to the Grants’ Administration in the Agency for Institutions and Educational Grants, which administrates the fund’s grants. You can get in touch with the Grants’ Administration on e-mail – – or telephone +45 3392 9200 on weekdays from 9.00 am till 12.00 pm.

Read about terms and conditions for grants, download forms, etc. here

The Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

The Danish Code of Conduct for research integrity defines stardards of good scientific practice. The Code of Conduct aims to ensure credibility, integrity and thereby quality in Danish research. 

Independent Research Fund Denmark expects your project to live up to the principles of the Code of Conduct.

Read the Code of Conduct here

Academic Reporting and Review

It is a requirement that the grant holder submits an academic report no later than 3 months after the expiry of the grant period. The report shall cover the entire grant period.  

At any time during the grant period, Independent Research Fund Denmark may request information about the activity’s progress. In that case, the grant holder shall be required to contribute with the necessary materials. If Independent Research Fund Denmark initiates a review of the awarded grants, the grant holder shall contribute to this with any relevant, requested material as well as, to a reasonable extent, make him- or herself available for review meetings, interviews, questionnaire surveys, etc. 

Dissemination of your project

Independent Research Fund Denmark wishes independent research financed by the fund to become visible to society, and that the results are publically accessible. The fund thus expects you to disseminate your project and the project results – this also includes popular dissemination. 

Grant holders are required to live up to the principles of “Open Access Policy for public research councils and foundations”. This implies that published, scientific articles, which are the result of full or partial financing from Independent Research Fund Denmark, must be made freely accessible to all and everyone via green Open Access, if the journal allows this. 

Read “Open Access Policy for public research councils and institutions” here

In any kind of publication and dissemination, including contact to the press, connected to your project you are obliged to ensure that the stated information includes that the project is financed by Independent Research Fund Denmark, for example by using the fund’s logo.

Download logo here