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Nordic Cancer Union Research grant 2020

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. The applying researcher’s and collaborators involved in the project must be working in at least three, and preferably several different Nordic countries. The research project must be cancer relevant and uniquely suited to be carried out within the Nordic countries, and the effect of collaboration should be synergistic.

Funding is restricted to research that is in line with the NCU's research strategy. The research strategy was adopted by the NCU Board on May 26, 2014. For more information, please see NCU website.

NCU research grants are provided for one year. Further support for the project will require a new, yearly application. As a general rule, project funding can only be renewed twice; a project can obtain funding from the NCU for a total of maximum three years.

For more information, please see the attached pdf and the NCU website.

The application deadline is 1 September 2020 at 15:00.

Note that the electronic application form must be completed in English. You can apply here.

NCU Strategic funds

Call for applications on Strategic projects concerning research projects on Covid-19 and cancer in the Nordic region

NCU consisting of the national cancer societies in the Nordic countries would like to invite research institution to submit research proposals on Covid-19 and cancer. We are looking for projects that address the following questions (not a complete list):

-          Incidence of Covid-19 among patients with cancer

-          Mortality in cancer patients with  Covid-19

-          Severity and complication of Covid-19 in cancer patients

-          Consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on cancer care in general (e.g. cancer detection, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative cancer care)

For more information, please see the attached pdf and the NCU website.

The application deadline is 1 September 2020 at 15:00.

Note that the electronic application form must be completed in English. You can apply here.

Please direct any questions regarding applications to:

Anne Mette Bak
E-mail: amb@cancer.dk
Phone: +45 35 25 72 57
NCU Research Administration
c/o Kræftens Bekæmpelse