LEO Foundation | Research Grants in Open Competition


Event details

Date 23.06.2023
Category Call for proposal
Aim:  LEO Foundation research grants are open competition grants given to support the best dermatology research projects worldwide. We welcome applications for research projects that improve the understanding of skin biology as well as the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical, or pharmacological mechanisms of dermatological diseases and their symptoms. We also welcome applications for projects that address clinical issues among people who are at risk of developing, or have developed, a skin disease, including how it impacts their quality of life and the societal costs involved. Note that The LEO Foundation does not currently support projects on skin cancer.

Funding:       Project-dependent; DKK 2-4 million recommended

Duration:      Project-dependent

Eligibility: Any researcher who has obtained at least a PhD degree or equivalent academic qualifications may apply. The applicant must be affiliated with a university, hospital, or other non-profit organization. The LEO Foundation welcomes applicants from anywhere in the world
How to Apply: The application system LEOnora should be used to submit proposals. There you will be asked to enter applicant details, project information, project details, project participants, and requested budget. Each section of the Project details has a strict character limit (see application guidelines for information). Budgets must be prepared in DKK. Eligible costs include personnel costs, running costs, equipment, publication costs, travel and conference expenses, and overhead of 5%. Note: Do NOT disclose any confidential or IP-related information in your application.

Deadlines 2023:       28 Feb 2023
                                       23 Jun 2023
                                       31 Aug 2023 

Further information
  • More information about the program is available here
  • The application portal can be found here
  • For any other questions, please contact the Research Office


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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