Carlsberg Foundation is one of the world’s oldest industrial foundations. Here,
ambitious brewing enterprise blossoms side by side with research and support
for the finest science, art and culture. The Foundation’s Chairman is not just
head of the Carlsberg Foundation, but also Chairman of the Supervisory board of
Carlsberg A/S. It has been this way since 1876, when Brewer J.C. Jacobsen
established the Carlsberg Foundation.
Foundation supports visionary and innovative basic scientific research. Research
that makes us smarter, addresses global challenges, produces growth and welfare,
and is universally beneficial. That is how it has been ever since 1876, when the
Foundation was established by J.C. Jacobsen.
In collaboration with the Carlsberg Foundation, Golden Days launches a new Danish science festival in Copenhagen with prominent researchers from home and abroad. The festival offers something for both head and heart, hands and feet in Søndermarken, Frederiksberg.
Praksis Architects wins the prestigious Danish architecture prize ‘Big Arne’ for the Carlsberg Foundation’s Researcher Apartments located in Carlsberg District.
The Carlsberg Foundation is donating 11 million kroner to a unique 3-year archaeological excavation project on the Forum of Julius Cæsar in Rome. The excavation, which is scheduled to begin in the autumn of this year, is a collaboration between the Danish Institute in Rome and the Roman Municipal Department of Antiquities: the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali.
Together with Politiken and University of Copenhagen, The Carlsberg Foundation presents Oxford University professor and The Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash for a Danish audience. The lecture takes place on 21 February in the Assembly Hall at the University of Copenhagen.
Greek and Danish archaeologists connect the Inner and Outer Harbours at Lechaion, the main harbour town of ancient Corinth – delineating for the first time one of Antiquity’s most important trade centres
Today, the Danish-led Research Consortium ALPHA at CERN in Geneva publishes an article in ‘Nature’ in which they report the first laser-spectroscopic measurement on antihydrogen - also called the "evil twin" to Niels Bohr's hydrogen atom.
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The Carlsberg family comprises a global brewing group, three grant-awarding foundations, two internationally acclaimed museums and a ground-breaking international research laboratory. The Carlsberg Foundation is the parent foundation for the Carlsberg family.