SCALEit Teams – February 2017

This week we welcomed our newest cohort of SCALEit Teams to the Bay Area, where they will spend an intense week gaining new knowledge, attending lots of meetings, and perfect their pitches. 

Scaleit
Scaleit team

Meet the teams:

Mobile solution for IV treatment

OSAA develops and markets a new medical device, IV-GO, that enables patients to be mobile during IV treatment. Benefits are both economic and include faster recreation and fewer hospital bed days per patient. Winner of Venture Cup Challenge 2017.

OSAA develops and markets a new medical device, IV-GO, that enables patients to be mobile during IV treatment. Benefits are both economic and include faster recreation and fewer hospital bed days per patient. Winner of Venture Cup Challenge 2017.

Forside

Corporate collaboration to boost energy optimisation

Better Home is a collaboration between Danfoss, Grundfos, Rockwool and Velux to boost energy optimization and renovation of single-family houses. Families can get a free online check of their house, and Better Home will create a tailored solution for local craftsmen to implement using their products.

Better Home is a collaboration between Danfoss, Grundfos, Rockwool and Velux to boost energy optimization and renovation of single-family houses. Families can get a free online check of their house, and Better Home will create a tailored solution for local craftsmen to implement using their products.

http://www.betterhome.today

Formwork robotics

Odico’s technology revolutionizes the production of geometrically challenging

Odico’s technology revolutionizes the production of geometrically challenging moulds. Odico’s patent pending software offers hotwire cutting of casting mould and Odico specializes in translating clients’ 3D files to coordinated robotic movements by software.

http://www.odico.dk/

Digital gaming subscription service.

OnePlay offers a digital subscription service, where users have access to download and play 2.000+ premium games from more than 75 different publishers for PC and Android devices.

http://www.oneplay.com/

Making transparent connections between brands and content creators

Woomio is a data tool for marketers to 1) help identify relevant content creators and 2) measure on their collaborations. Content Creators (e.g. bloggers) have the ability to sign up and create a free profile to showcase their influence.

https://www.woomio.com/en/#/businesses

Find a tutor

Zedubra allows students of all ages and levels to find exactly the tutor they need. Their software platform provides a link between students who academically can help each other in their local area, based on criterias such as subject, age and rating.

https://zedubra.com/da-DK/

Tailored platform to sport associations

Sportlas is a tailored software platform to sports clubs and associations to handle and collect members, payments, team schedules, competitions, news feed etc. in one place – internally and externally.

http://www.sportlas.com

Specialized EDI solutions

iEDI develops software and offers Electronic data interchange solutions for administration to enterprise customers within sales, purchase and procurement.

http://www.ducedi.com/

Collects all your social media

Spinnid is an app that combines and links the largest social media platforms and in order to give the user a complete coverage of the person you wish to follow. With one entrance, it is possible for the user to get a complete overlook of the SoMe-activity of their favorite singer, actor etc.

Spinnid is an app that combines and links the largest social media platforms and in order to give the user a complete coverage of the person you wish to follow. With one entrance, it is possible for the user to get a complete overlook of the SoMe-activity of their favorite singer, actor etc.

Interns Wanted for Fall 2017!

Intern Advert
Interns wanted for fall 2017

Twice annually, Innovation Centre Denmark offers students enrolled in a Danish masters program the opportunity to join our team in Palo Alto for a six-month internship.

There are four positions available in the fields of Investment, Corporations, Marketing, and R&D. We’ve previously welcomed candidates from a wide range of studies ranging from business, to political science, and beyond.  

Applications for our fall program are accepted until March 15th, and the deadline for spring applications is September 15th.

We encourage you to read more about the positions at ICDK SV Internships Fall 2017 and apply by emailing svicdk@um.dk.

Ladies First X SAN FRANCISCO

The Danish network for career women and female entrepreneurs now has a San Francisco chapter.

Ladies First X San Francisco
Ladies First X San Francisco

Ladies First is a network organisation for ambitious and engaged women in business.

Originally started in Århus, Ladies First now has chapters across Denmark, and now also in San Francisco. The San Franciscan chapter is for women in the Bay Area who are looking for a place for both personal and professional development.

The first event in San Francisco was held at Danish company Realm, and we are pleased to have had the opportunity to host the network’s second meet up here at ICDK.

Sound like something for you? Request to join the Facebook group at http://bit.ly/2n8SaEG

Four new Innovation Associates join ICDK_SV

2017 Spring Nanna, Silje, Emilia, Clara
(L-R) Nanna, Silje, Emilia, Clara

Nanna Dalgaard: Innovation & Investment Associate
nandal@um.dk +1(650) 334-6093 LinkedIn

Nanna Dalgaard is doing her internship with ICDK as a part of her Master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. She has a background in the financial industry and prior to her internship, she was with the Confederation of Danish Industries. Here she worked to make Denmark a digital frontrunner, by guiding Danish enterprises to implement digital business models and pushing to make Danish regulatory framework more agile, to fit the new ways of doing business.

Through her studies and prior work experiences, Nanna developed an interest for how enterprises, corporates as well as SME’s, relate and adapt to the digitization and disruption of almost all industries. Working for ICDK, Nanna will be enrolled in both the SCALEit team and the Invest in Denmark team, thereby working within the intersection of both small and large companies, as well as collaborations between the private and the public sector. Nanna is looking forward to experiencing the unique ecosystem in Silicon Valley, getting a more international outlook, and gathering innovative inspiration and ideas to bring home to the Danish Business Community.

Silje B. Lundsteen: Innovation & Corporate Associate
sillun@um.dk +1 (650) 334-6259 LinkedIn

Along with the three other interns, Silje joined Innovation Center Denmark February 1st. Silje comes from a corporate background in the pharmaceutical industry, and in line with both her past experience and her interests, she will join the Innovation Centre’s corporate platform, XploreIT.
Through her studies in Communication and IT at Copenhagen University, Silje has developed an interest in how corporate organizations utilize the powers of technology and how they can harvest innovating initiatives to benefit their business. The fast paced environment of Silicon Valley area motivates Silje to explore how start-ups and corporate organizations can learn from each other while also challenging Silje herself to experience new technologies and business models. Silje is especially interested in how the, at times rigid and well-tested, processes of corporate firms can co-exist with the agile and innovating process of start-ups and technology development; a challenge she is ready to explore together with Innovation Centre Denmark Silicon Valley and the XploreIT team.

Emilia Flockhart: Innovation & Marketing Associate
emiflo@um.dk +1 (650) 272-9510 LinkedIn

After almost a decade working with content strategy, marketing, and communications in both Scandinavia and the UK, Emilia has joined the Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley as part of her masters degree at Copenhagen Business School where she is studying International Business Communication, with a focus on Intercultural Marketing.

She is particularly interested in how companies can incorporate CSR and more importantly CSV (Creating Shared Value), into their core business model, and how this can be used as marketing narrative.

A self-proclaimed tech enthusiast, Emilia has found her spiritual home in the Bay Area. She is excited to be on the ground reporting about the newest innovations coming out of the Valley, and following the collaborative journeys between Danish startups and researchers and those already in the Valley.

Clara Siboni Lund: Research & Development Associate
claslu@um.dk +1 (650) 334 6297 LinkedIn

Clara Siboni Lund is doing her internship in the Research & Development team as part of her Master’s degree in political science at Aarhus University. She has a background within consultancy services as an analysis assistant at the Danish Technological Institute, working within social innovation and the intersection between the fields of innovation, education, and the labour market.

Clara is very curious and excited about the months to come – especially looking forward to gaining knowledge about how cutting-edge research is conducted in Silicon Valley and how the field of research interacts and collaborates with the industry.
As Research & Development Associate Clara will be working closely with the research attaché on establishing networks between Danish and Californian research communities and promoting Danish research and innovation.

Twice annually, Innovation Centre Denmark offers students enrolled in a Danish masters program the opportunity to join our team in Palo Alto for a six-month internship. Applications for our fall program are accepted until March 15th, and the deadline for spring applications is September 15th.
More information can be found on our blog.

JOB OPENING: Junior Science and Education Advisor

 

Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley is looking for a Junior Science and Education Advisor to join our team as soon as possible.

In your position as Junior Science and Education Advisor you will work to promote Danish science and educational collaborations across the entire spectrum of science and education, ranging from all scientific fields to any level of higher education to advanced science. You will refer to the Scientific Attaché of innovation Centre Denmark.

Some of your primary tasks will include engaging with Danish stakeholders, assistance in conducting workshops and fact-finding trips for Danish parties and groups in the US, predominantly in California. You will continually help to fine-tune and explore the opportunities for Danish-US collaborations in science and education.

Read more about the position:

Junior Science and Education Advisor

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