Funding Partners

Novo Nordisk Foundation

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is an independent Danish foundation. The vision is to contribute significantly to research and development that improves the lives of people and the sustainability of society. The Novo Nordisk Foundation provides approx. 5 billion DKK per year for non-profit purposes. Danish Cardiovascular Academy has received DKK 150 million.

The Danish Heart Association

A non-profit organization that is funding and conducting scientific research into cardiovascular disease to improve prevention, treatment and support for patients. The vision is to create a healthier and better life for all. The association will be co-funding PhD projects and postdoctoral fellows.The Danish Heart Association contributes with DKK 30 million.

Other Partners

Aarhus University

The university was founded in 1928 and has today 38,000 students. The Faculty of Health participates in the DCAcademy.

University of Copenhagen

A public research university which was founded in 1479 and has today 40,000 students. Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences participates in the DCAcademy.

University of Southern Denmark

The university received its first students in Odense in September 1966 and has today 29,600 students. Faculty of Health Sciences participates in the DCAcademy.

Aalborg University

The university was founded in 1974 and has 19,975 students. The Faculty of Medicine participates in the DCAcademy.

Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy

A networking platform supporting a national diabetes and endocrine research strategy that is rational and science-based strengthening both basic and clinical research.

Danish Data Science Academy

The academy will focus on strengthening computer science as an independent discipline as well as on stimulating fruitful collaborations.