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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, […]

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 […]

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