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Heliac in action at Roskilde Festival. Photo by Trendsonline

Welcome to our new series aiming to present a number of Danish developed ideas and new technologies that showcase what the Danish start-up scene is all about: Despite a population of only 5.6 million people, Denmark boasts a large number of talented entrepreneurs as well as skilled developers, scientists, and engineers. In the coming newsletters, […]

Every six months, three key employees leave the innovation center, in order to bring their knowledge and skills to use back in Denmark. That time has come, and we therefore asked Innovation Center Denmark’s three adjourning interns, about their best insider tips from Silicon Valley. Research and Higher Ed: Continue to learn! By Kristina Linde […]

Anders B. Christjansen ICDK

As of mid-June, Anders Christjansen has joined Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley as a Senior Innovation Consultant. We are very happy to welcome him to the center. Get to know our new colleague through this little Q&A: What can you do for businesses in Denmark and in the US? In my past, I’ve been […]


By Henrik Bo Larsen, ICDK Deputy Director and Innovation Officer During my time in Silicon Valley, I have experienced a large number of pitches from start-up companies. The story is almost always along the same path: After being inspired to develop an excellent business idea, an entrepreneurial group of very skilled and bright people decide […]

Do you want to promote, develop and build partnerships between the leading Danish and American biotech and pharmaceutical innovators? Innovation Centre Denmark in Silicon Valley is looking for an innovation consultant within the Life Science and IT industries. The successful applicant will join a team of 16 experienced colleagues working with ICT, Life Science and […]

Imagine how far 30 exponential steps can take you. photofrom the day.

By Jacob Hagemann, Senior Commercial Advisor, Innovation Center Denmark, Silicon Valley How fast is your industry moving and are there any signals that it is to be disrupted by exponential organizations? This was the key question in a recent Copenhagen event that I had the opportunity to participate in. Organizers were the Danish Society of […]


Cutting edge technology is not only being developed in Silicon Valley. New and exciting business models are being tested and deployed by new start-ups every single day globally. The World Cup Tech Challenge hosted by SV Forum and held at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View is an excellent opportunity to gain insight in some […]


As Denmark had General Elections on Thursday June 18, Danes in the area were invited to cast their distance votes at Innovation Center Denmark while viewing live streaming from the counting of the votes as “kringle” was served in the Palo Alto office. Innovation Center Denmark hosted members of the Danish community in Silicon Valley […]

City Innovation

Many might associate Denmark with healthy and happy people, a horde of bikes and a sustainable energy and electricity system including wind and district heating. Copenhagen and Innovation Center Denmark were therefore invited as representatives as some of the most remarkable cities gathered at the City Innovate Summit in San Francisco this recent week. While […]

Biogas plant

A recent study by Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley reveals major potential for Danish biogas companies in California. The Californian biogas sector is at a tipping point triggered by strong political support and one of the largest input potential available in the United States. “This will accelerate the development of biogas facilities and with […]

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This year we celebrated the 10th edition of our SCALEit program. To mark this milestone, we have decided to bring the valley spirit to Copenhagen. Therefore we invite every interested entrepreneur to join us on June 1st in Founders House in Copenhagen. This day we will host the biggest pitch workshop ever held in Copenhagen, […]

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