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.
What happened to all the antimatter in the world? How can we differentiate between information and misinformation in digital universes? And what will the relationship between robots and humans look like in the future? In the new video series ‘Stay Curious’, which was launched yesterday, some of the Carlsberg Foundation’s high-profile researchers reveal the latest scientific advances and update all those who are interested on what we know – and what the researchers are still in the process of resolving.
To mark the 800th anniversary of the Danish national flag, Dannebrog, and the 100th anniversary of Estonian independence, Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark is to open an exhibition in Tallinn jointly arranged by the National Museum of History at Frederiksborg Castle and Tallinn City Museum. A Danish-Estonian research project funded by the Carlsberg Foundation will also be launched. A special Dannebrog beer has been brewed for the occasion.
The Carlsberg Foundation science film “Almost Human”, directed by Jeppe Rønde and produced by Bacon Productions, wins the category Tribeca X Award, having beaten films from super brands such as Pepsi, Patagonia, Calvin Klein and The North Face.
On Wednesday 21 March, CPH:DOX will host the world premiere of the science film Almost Human. The film, directed by Jeppe Rønde, tells the story, through the eyes of ten top researchers, of the challenges that humanity faces in a rapidly changing world. The Carlsberg Foundation has financed the production of Almost Human with the aspiration that the film will contribute to public debate on the importance of science both now and in the future.
Researchers funded by the Carlsberg Foundation argue, that due to the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet huge deposits of sand along the coast appear and offer a new and unforeseen economic opportunity for the Arctic people.
The Carlsberg Foundation offers two ‘HM Queen Margrethe II Distinguished Research Project on the Danish-Estonian common history’ with an April 15, 2019 deadline. Her Majesty the Queen has given her consent to handing out the scholarships as part of the 800th anniversary of “Dannebrog” in Tallinn on June 15, 2019.
On Monday evening in Davos, Switzerland, the Chairman of the Carlsberg Foundation and Carlsberg A/S, Professor Flemming Besenbacher, received The Fortune Award for Circular Economy Leadership 2019.
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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.