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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 […]

By Henrik Bo Larsen, ICDK Director of Business Development The first step to change is awareness…. One of the most interesting aspects of the new Apple Watch is how the watch would be able to actually impact the behavior of the user. A recent study by Wristley Insight has studied in details how the Apple […]

Thomas Mortensen ICDK

Thomas Mortensen, who is stationed in San Diego, has joined the life science team at Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley as a Consultant. With his experience within the life science sector, Thomas is a strong addition to the team, and we are happy to welcome him to the center. Get to know Thomas and his thoughts […]


Coming up: SCALEit Inspire events in Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen The SCALEit team is ready to hit the Danish roads to bring Silicon Valley to the doorstep of entrepreneurs around Denmark. We want to inspire you on how to take advantage of the Valley’s unique ecosystem and use it to grow your startup. If you are working […]

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, […]

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