Grøn/Bruun is a partner for universities, researchers, businesses, SMEs and organisations that wish to obtain funding for their research and innovation activities. We provide strategic input, trainings, proposal writing, administrative support and access to new knowledge and networks with reach all over Europe. We have many years of experience with research and innovation policy in Denmark and the EU. We are specialised in EU funding programmes such as Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe, Eurostars, Interreg, as well as national funding programmes especially from Innovation Fund Denmark.

We offer tailor-made advisory on pre-award and grant-writing.  

APPLICANT UNIVERSE: See programmes, funding rates, evaluation criteria and much more in  our applicant universe.

COPENVIRK: If you are a start-up or an SME located in East Denmark (Capital Region of Denmark or Region Zealand) you can collaborate with us via the Greater Copenhagen CopenVirk programme that will facilitate a start-up meeting with us and assistance to develop a project outline that can be used to find partners and apply for pre-funding (EUopSTART). See more here and contact Christian below if you want to know more.

Contact: Please contact Director Christian Walther Bruun at or + 45 53 68 89 87

Christian Walther Bruun

Christian has worked in the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, European Commission and South Denmark European Office. At these jobs he was lead or directly involved in the Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation, FP7 Ex-Post Evaluation, Big Science Business Forum 2018, Horizon 2020 proposals, public affairs, organisational analysis of R&I as well as extensive work with communication and dissemination of research and innovation. LinkedIn.

Reach Christian at or + 45 53 68 89 87

In order to extend our reach and help more partners with targeted advice Grøn/Bruun is engaged with a number fundrasing experts and strategic partners:


Strategic Partnerships

Grøn/Bruun is a partner of FORBUND1, an association of senior independent contractors that are specialised in strategic communication, public affairs, analysis and evaluation, video production and graphic design. To learn more either contact Christian at or + 45 53 68 89 87 or see


ImpactFunding was founded in 2021 by Carsten Bondo Ellegaard and Peter Martin Søhuus. With many years of experience in their fields of analysis, funding and strategic planning their overall goal is to focus on the impact a specific project creates for green transition and wider societal impact. They assess the financing needs of their customers and how both soft and hard funding best can be aligned to support the customers strategic goal.

Aspiro was founded by Eva Maria Christiansen. Eva Maria has been in the field of institutional fundraising since 2000, working with the European Centre for Minority Issues in Germany, the University of Copenhagen, the Capital Region of Denmark and University of Southern Denmark. Eva Maria has worked with national and international donors, both public and private, and has facilitated public-private partnerships and collaboration agreements between private companies, public entities as well as universities. Eva Maria has a particular focus on private foundations, and has for many years worked with funding within the health science area. She was part of the team that secured the largest donation in Denmark to date, the Novo Nordisk Foundation donation of 3.1 bn DKK to establish the Steno Diabetes Centre Copenhagen, awarded to the Capital Region of Denmark.


Grøn/Bruun and Schuman Associates have since 2018 been engaged in a strategic partnership. The partnership significantly strengthens Schuman Associates presence in the Nordic countries and give Grøn/Bruun access to Schuman Associates offices, partners and experts in nine EU countries. Furthermore the two companies will share intelligence, analyses and strengthen collaboration.  Schuman Associates is a leading EU business advisory firm in Brussels with 30 years’ experience in European funding and public affairs securing business for our clients. We are in a constant learning mode, innovating and adapting solutions for clients enabling them to respond to the dynamic EU business environment. Our clients include organisations such as Orange, CISCO, Philips, DT, European Commission and many more. Our key to success across our Policy and Funding activities has been a proactive and solutions oriented approach. Schuman Associates are present in Brussels, Athens, Bucharest, Dublin, Madrid, Milan, Prague, Sofia and Warsaw. See more at


Associated Partners

Tue Robi Jensen

Tue Robi works as a strategic consultant and fundraiser and has for more than 12 years, worked as a Senior Adviser and Project Director at the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and Danish Ports with public affairs, project management, partnerships and sustainability. Among fundraising projects Tue Robi has developed and implemented various business and innovation projects including one of the largest EU structural and investments funds acknowledged as Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster heading industrial affairs project portfolio. He has extensive experience in working with SMEs and businesses introducing advanced Greentech solutions to new markets and entering major global markets like the EU, US, Russia, Japan, China and Africa. LinkedIn

Contact: or + 45 26 24 20 26

Katja Sofie Tolstrup

Katja is a project-development and fundraising consultant, based on Bornholm. She is focusing on SME’s to grow their business and enable their green transition. Katja has 10+ years working with the Interreg, FP7 and Horizon 2020 as well as national and private foundations through the lens of the local council on Bornholm and vis-á-vis Greater Copenhagen EU-Office. Katja knows how to work hands-on with large quantities of administrative regulations, how to bridge local needs and external support and facilitate and manage large consortia projects. Katja is passionate about helping local entrepreneurs find the right partners among private and public foundations to realise the potential of their ideas. LinkedIn

Contact: or +45 20 73 90 95

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