Education and awareness grants – to strengthen the pipeline of future researchers
Our education and awareness grants are given to support activities that strengthen the pipeline of future researchers within the fields of medicine, chemistry and pharmacy, and raise awareness about skin and skin diseases.
The LEO Foundation will issue specific invitations for applications for these grants.
Please contact the grant team for further information
Anne-Marie is responsible for the LEO Foundation’s grants and awards and for the Foundation’s grant strategy.
Anne-Marie Engel has extensive experience in grantmaking and strategic foundation work. Prior to joining the LEO Foundation, she held the position as Program Director at the Novo Nordisk Foundation focusing on large strategic grants within the biomedical area. Prior to that she held various positions at the Lundbeck Foundation including Director of Grants.
Anne-Marie holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree as well as a PhD within tumour immunology – both from University of Copenhagen.
Joined the foundation in 2022.
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Lars is responsible for coordinating the Foundation’s grants and handles scientific and administrative matters relating to the Foundation’s donations. He also works on further developing the philanthropic area.
Lars has a scientific background having worked in academic research for 16 years on projects ranging from molecular mechanisms in migraine over COPD to sleep disorders and osteoporosis.
Lars holds an MSc in human biology and a PhD in neuroscience, both from University of Copenhagen.
Joined the Foundation in 2017.
Signe is responsible for various areas related to the Foundation’s grants, both in terms of guidelines for applications, review processes and measuring impact. She is also involved in further developing the philanthropic area with new grant making instruments.
Signe has extensive experience in administration and grants. She has previously worked as Senior Grant Manager at the Novo Nordisk Foundation, as Administrative Coordinator at DTU Health Technology and as Project Manager at Innovation Fund Denmark.
Signe holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Danish Language and Literature from University of Copenhagen.
Joined the Foundation in 2022