What is Skylab Funding?
The main goal of the programme is to help students and young researchers find soft funding and grants for their startups and prototypes.

Who can apply?
All DTU students, PhD’s and postdocs + alumni (within 1 year from graduation) and teams with at least one DTU profile in the founder team.

Where to sign up?
Fill in the form at the bottom of the page and submit it together with your project description before the deadline

When can I participate?
Skylab funding accepts applications twice a year; in February and September. 

Template for Project Description

Skylab Funding

Next application deadline: September 11th, 2022

Note: The application date is the same as Skylab Ignite and Skylab Incubator– contact Jakob Svagin if you apply for any of those as well. 

Applications for DTU Skylab Funding can be submitted by all registered DTU students on Bachelor and Master studies and within a year after graduation. Ph.D. students can also apply with a commercial project.

You can apply for grants of 15.000 DKK - 150,000 DKK per project. Applications in English and Danish are accepted.

Please read the application guidelines and have a look at the application example before you apply. 

The Skylab Funding is created in collaboration with and funded by

  • Tranes Fond
  • Kai Houmann Nielsens Fond
  • Nimbs Fond
  • Kaptajn Aage Nielsens Familiefond 
  • Den Danske Maritime Fond
  • Bevica Fonden.
  • BioInnovation Institute Foundation

The foundations have the mandate to decide which projects will be rewarded a grant. All applications will be handled confidentially. You can not apply on behalf of others but students who apply should be the founder or at least have ownership of the idea, project, or start-up.

If you have trouble uploading the application, please contact the the Skylab Funding Team; Michael Persson miper@dtu.dk  - always write "Skylab Funding" in the subject line

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Funding application


Michael Persson
Programme Manager, DTU Enable
DTU Skylab
+45 60 54 40 31
Application guidelines
Please read the application guidelines before you fill in the form.

Ex. of Funding Application

For inspiration, check out this already made application.
DTU Skylab guide to crowdfunding

Read this 10 step Skylab Guide to Crowdfunding helping you build the campaign