Skylab Funding

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.

How do I apply to Skylab Funding?

Apply here

Next application deadline: 12th February 2023 at 23:59.

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

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
  • Hans Følsgaards 100 års jubilæumslegater

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.

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