Science to business

In Greater Copenhagen, we turn science into business. Here research, business, talent and life experience come together, shortening the way from idea to solution.

In Greater Copenhagen, research and business development go hand in hand. Through close collaboration and open dialogue, we encourage and foster new, smarter ways to achieve excellent results. And this is why we have been able to create ground-breaking research and nurture global market leaders within our fields of strength.

Cooperation is our most powerful tool

We challenge conventions because new ways of thinking and innovation drive us forward. We bring young talent, professors and business professionals together, creating a melting pot of ideas and solutions – because everyone recognises the power of co-operation and knowledge exchange. 

In our society based on equality, openness and trust, we have always nurtured easy access to talent, new perspectives and creative ways of working together. This enables science, research, business and life experience to co-exist and fuel one another. This, combined with the density and effective infrastructure of Greater Copenhagen, shortens the way from idea to solution, a unique equation that makes our ideas work, create an impact and grow into something that truly makes a difference.

Partnerships across business, academia and the public sector

Greater Copenhagen Science Cities facilitate partnerships, networks and close collaboration between business, the public sector and universities with leading scientists and talented students. This triad fosters innovative research and applied science with great business potential in areas such as life sciences, green energy, acoustics, quantum technology, IT and Big Data.

Our collaborative approach allows start-ups to thrive and focus, established businesses to benefit from the agile development environment, and talent to be challenged and gratified.

Fact sheet Acoustics and ultrasound

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in acoustics and ultrasound and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Bacteriology

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in bacteriology and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Bioenergy

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in bioenergy and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Cancer research

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in cancer research and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Food and fermentation

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in food and fermentation and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Humans and technology

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in humans and technology and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Metabolism and diabetes

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in metabolism and diabetes and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Nanoscience

Discover the scientific expertise within nanoscience in Greater Copenhagen as well as the business potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Protein research and bioinformatics

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in protein research and bioinformatics and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Quantum technology

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in quantum technology and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Social Big Data

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in social Big Data and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheet Wind energy and energy storage

Explore Greater Copenhagen's scientific expertise in wind energy and energy storage and the potential for foreign companies.

Fact sheets & report Download all of the material

Here you can download all of the material at once (background report and  all 12 fact sheets).

Background report Greater Copenhagens special science strengths

The analysis identifies Greater Copenhagens position of strength within the science area and results in 12 strong science areas, that has potential for investment promotion.