Funding will help in every development phase of a device. We distinguish between local, regional or international funding agencies. We list some significant funding for the different stages in a development process. Also, we contribute with contacts to receive advice on the right-hand side.
Independent Research Fund Danmark, DFF
Innovation Fund Denmark, different calls
Novo Nordisk Fonden (not for companies)
Danish National Research Foundation, for research institutions
The Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF) funds outstanding basic research of the highest international level at the frontiers of all research fields
Aim of the fund is to support science and development in the social and health field. They support projects for enhancement of the quality of life within the health sector.
They support research and pilot tests.
They support in form of loan to companies
The following programmes support the start-up phase
High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)
Gründerwettbewerb Digitale Innovationen
Startups in SH can get advice and find events dedicated to startups under Startup.sh
The following programmes support competence building
go-Inno, go-Digital (SMV support for consulting, Innovation voucher)
Mittelstand 4.0 Kompetenzzentren
IT-Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft (IT safety in economy)
Digital Hub Initiative
The following programmes support the prototype phase
Industrielle Gemeinschaftsforschung (IGF)
WIPANO (SMV Patent support)
Förderung digitaler Technologien
The following programmes support the market access phase
EAP-Kredit und Mezzanine
Interreg A Deutschland Denmark
Interreg aims at enhancing cross-border collaboration by funding German-Danish projects in four focused subject areas that are essential to the region. Interreg 5a ends in 2020 and a new Interreg 6a programme will run from 2021-2027 and first calls are expected in spring 2022.
Regional funding Schleswig Holstein: Baltic Business Angels
Funding for startups (in German)
The EU funds research and development projects and projects that open up new markets. On the European Commission website specifically on financing and tendering, companies can find a wide range of information about the tendering process and business opportunities with the European Commission.
Most health-related funding is in pillar 2.
EU research should be strategic and solve an issue; the consortium should consist of a minimum of 3 different EU countries.
Currently, Horizon 2020 is the active programme, search funding here.
Regional funding for health
The EU’s regional policy seeks to reduce inequalities between Europe’s regions. This includes projects funding healthcare infrastructure, e-health, health coverage and health promotion programmes.
Funding for the EU’s health programme
The EU’s health programme co-financed projects improve human health and help EU countries develop innovative and sustainable health systems.
Innovative medicines initiative
Funding comes from the EU and the pharmaceutical industry. SMEs, academia, patient organisations, regulators and industry can get involved in projects.
Research funding on health, demographic change and wellbeing
The EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation finances several health-related projects.