The EFSD / Novo Nordisk Foundation Future Leaders Award Programme are funded by the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) together with the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The program supports new independent group leaders / principal investigators in diabetes research in Europe. Applicants must have received their doctoral degree (PhD or MD) within the past 10 years and do not have a tenured position. Time periods spent on maternity/paternity leave, military service, long-term illness or other exceptional circumstances will be taken into account, if clearly described (further documentation may be requested at the discretion of EFSD). Applicants must be EFSD members working in a non-for-profit institution in any country in the European region and its associated States throughout the tenure of the grant. The award provides 5 million DKK over 5 years. The Grant may include Administrative Support, which constitutes an amount of up to 5% of the total Grant to cover expenses related to the administration of the Grant, specifically regarding accounting, controlling, auditing and reporting. No Overheads will be granted.
Applications are due on March 1, 2023.