Prize ceremony & EXPO
At the Grundfos Prize Ceremony, academia and industry met to celebrate a promising young researcher and explore Grundfos' world of technology. Guests can also visit the EXPO featuring selected research projects supported by the Foundation.

The 2022 Grundfos Prize takes place on 10 November at Grundfos Center. VIP guests are invited from 11:00-15:00.

Time Activity Site
11:00-12:00 VIP EXPO Grundfos Event Hall
12:00-13:00 VIP lunch Lunch room Grundfos Center
13:00-15:00 Prize ceremony Grundfos Event Hall

This year’s keynote

Professor of Astrophysics Anja C. Andersen will deliver the keynote and host a debate on why we need scientific formation with Museum Inspector Morten D.D. Hansen, Museum of Natural History, Director of ASTRA Mikkel Bohm and Director of the House of Natural Sciences Majken Lykke Lolck.

Musical entertainment will be delivered by upcoming Danish pop star, Dopha.

2021 Grundfos Prize

On November 11, the Foundation welcomed 3-400 participants to Grundfos’ brand new event hall for the award ceremony. Grundfos Prize university excursions took place in the morning before the award ceremony. The site visits lasted 2 hours and were followed by an on-site networking lunch where visitors could continue the conversation with Grundfos employees before all participants gathered in the Grundfos Event Hall. This year, the Foundation also awarded the Grundfos Prize Student Awards for the first time.

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Special appearances by:

Investor and entrepreneur, Tommy Ahlers.

Investor and entrepreneur, Tommy Ahlers spoke about climate and entrepreneurship. Photo: Lars Holm

Professor MSO, Mads Albertsen. Photo: Lars Holm

Professor MSO, Mads Albertsen delivered the Grundfos Prize Lecture about his research. Photo: Lars Holm

The guests were also offered EXPO and networking with Grundfos staff and selected Research projects and partners:

Staff from DTU Mechanics showcasing research to visitors. Photo: Lars Holm

Staff from DTU Mechanics showcasing research on industrial 3D printing to visitors. Photo: Lars Holm

Musical entertainment was delivered by Christian Juncker. A screening of the drama-documentary INTO DUST was also offered to the guests.

Juncker duo on stage

Juncker Duo on stage. Photo: Lars Holm

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Excursions and site visits for selected students

In connection with the Grundfos Prize ceremony, we invite students and staff from Danish universities to Bjerringbro, where you have the opportunity to visit a number of departments which are normally not open to the public. The site visits last 2 hours and are followed by a  networking lunch where visitors  continue the conversation with Grundfos employees before all participants gather in the Grundfos Event Hall. More information

Previous Grundfos Prize events

The event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, but this year, we hope to make the event bigger and even more relevant for our guests. You can find highlights from previous years in the playlist below.