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News from Innovation Center Denmark


One of the big clichés about Silicon Valley corporations is that they are extremely good at being innovative. They hire the best people, pay them the highest salaries and constantly launch new, cutting-edge products. But do these products actually come from in-house innovation? Contrary to popular belief outside the valley, Google’s only original, disruptive technology […]


XPLOREit is the new corporate innovation service powered by Innovation Centre Denmark in Silicon Valley. XPLOREit is designed to help you accelerate your innovation capabilities. Through the three phases of EXPLORE, ENGAGE and ESTABLISH we will challenge your current ways of conducting innovation regardless of the innovation happening in your R&D department. Focus is your […]


What is the next crazy idea that will be spun out of Silicon Valley as a massive, multi-billion dollar company? Do you think it could be a social media platform like Imgur, which has successfully managed to have millions of users request more advertisement from Walmart? Or what about an Air B’n’B for sea vessels, […]

an illustration of the time machine runs to the sunset in the backdrop of history

How will the world look like in 26 years from now in terms of technology? If you let your imagination run wild, you might be able to come up with some quite adventurous and out-of-this-world ideas. However, a reasonable assumption would be that you – as most others – are wrong due to the complexity […]

English books

In general, Danes speak English very well. In fact, Denmark was ranked number one in the 2014 EF English Proficiency Index, which ranks non-native speaking countries based on the average level of English skills among adults. But despite Danes mastering the English language, some linguistic pitfalls are inevitable. These are traps most non-native speakers will […]


The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (DASTI) has concluded an agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The agreement will give access to one of the world’s leading research environments for some of the brilliant Danish ph.d.-students and postdocs in biotechnology and pharmaceutics. The agreement between New England’s prestigious university and DASTI gives […]


On Wednesday, September 23rd, Elon Musk, charismatic CEO of Silicon Valley based Tesla Motors, was in Denmark to visit with the Danish Tesla Motors team, among other things. Currently, Tesla is driving towards breaking its own Danish sales record in terms of the number of electric vehicles sold within a year. But despite a growing […]

The new report “2015 SCALEit Survey Report” documents that the Danish incubator program in Silicon Valley, SCALEit, creates great results and value for young Danish tech companies by helping them grow, develop their potential, and create key contacts in Silicon Valley. During a jam-packed week, the SCALEit-participants are introduced to potential investors, advisors, partners, customers, and clients, which […]

Ny analyse dokumenterer, at det danske inkubatorprogram SCALEit i Silicon Valley skaber resultater og værdi for unge danske teknologivirksomheder.   “2015 SCALEit Survey Report” dokumenterer, at inkubatorprogrammet SCALEit hjælper danske teknologivirksomheder til at vækste, udvikle deres potentiale og skabe kontakter i Silicon Valley. I løbet af en tætpakket uge introduceres SCALEit-deltagerne til potentielle investorer, rådgivere, […]

Would you like to help Danish companies and organizations prosper in the intersection between science, technology, and innovation? Innovation Center Denmark, Silicon Valley, is looking for three talented and energetic interns from February 1st 2016 to July 31st 2016. Are you up for the challenge? We are looking for interns in the areas of Innovation, […]

From the left: Simon, Kasper, Mathias

Mathias Rigbolt, Research & Development My name is Mathias and I look very much forward to the next five months as R&D intern at the Innovation Centre. The internship is part of my Master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, where my focus is on the intersection between politics, technology and science; […]

When Danish Astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, takes flight on September 2 as second in charge on the European Space Agency vessel, Soyuz TMA-18M, he will be the first Dane in Space. According to plan, Andreas’ mission on the International Space Station (ISS) will last for ten days, during which he will be busy applying new technology […]

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