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Danida Innovation & Business Explorer

The window for applications for Danida Innovation and Business Explorer has temporarily been suspended as part of the response to COVID-19.

Danida Innovation & Business Explorer offers financial support to Danish companies, including start-ups, that wish to investigate concrete business opportunities contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris agreement. Priority will be given to applications that have an impact on combatting the climate crisis.

Danida Innovation & Business Explorer gives financial support to a part of the Danish company’s costs related to an investigation of a specific project in a developing country. An applicant company can apply on its own behalf or on behalf of an alliance consisting of a total of maximum three commercial and/or non-commercial partners. Danish companies can also apply for financial support to study the possibility of offering Danish solutions in humanitarian situations. The maximum financial support is 50 pct. of the total actual costs, but not exceeding DKK 500,000. General market studies and analyses will not be financed through Danida Innovation & Business Explorer.

Danida Innovation & Business Explorer is available in countries with a GNI below USD 3.995 per capita and with a Danish representation.

DKK 15 million have been allocated for projects in 2020.

Please refer to the Guidelines 2020 for terms and conditions.

How to apply for support?

  1. Read the guidelines and conditions for support under Danida Innovation & Business Explorer 2020
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Send the application form to

Please download guidelines, conditions for support and application form from this page.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Asiatisk Plads 2 
DK-1448 Copenhagen K
Tel. +45 33 92 00 00
Fax +45 32 54 05 33



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