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Danfoss increases collaboration around Industry 4.0

Emma Louise Worm cases, Robotics

Industry 4.0 is already pushing many companies to step up their game if they want to stay competitive.  Danfoss is working hard on the digital transformation, and we will support them in improving their competitive advantage.   Danfoss has always been front runners when it comes to efficiency, but as the industry is transforming into Industry 4.0, new possibilities and …

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Capital-ready startups and investors coming to Odense

Invest in Odense cases, Seed and Venture Capital

It has only been 5 months since the Odense Investor Summit 2018 and we are already getting ready for the 2019 edition. This year, after successfully hosting startups within robotics, drones & health-tech and a high number of investors, we are focusing on even more efficient networking between 100 investors & 20 startups.  Our goal is to continuously build a …


Collaboration is key to innovation and growth

Invest in Odense cases, Robotics

Odense Robotics Insight Report 2019, published this week, reveals new figures for the cluster’s growth. The report shows an increasing focus on collaboration and new product development. A total of 98% of companies in Odense Robotics say collaboration is their most important strategic focus area, and 78% of companies collaborate with other cluster companies. “It’s fantastic to see that collaboration …


Cool New Year with Hot Investors

Invest in Odense cases

Around 1,000 local business people gathered at the old paper mill, Dalum Papirfabrik, a cold Thursday in mid-January 2019. A lot of business networking was one of the main reasons for showing up. At Mayor Peter Rahbæk Juel’s New Year’s Reception three of the main foreign investors entertained the audience with their stories about investing in collaborative robots, medical cannabis …

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Global CoBot Capital in times of Trade Wars and Beauty Contests

Invest in Odense cases

When wrapping up 2018 from a direct investment perspective, you will have to navigate in economic universes that could not be further apart. On the one hand, the UN reported that Global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 19% in 2018. Most dramatically in Europe, that saw an unprecedented 73% decline of inflows to just €88 billion, the lowest point …

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Want to learn more about medical cannabis?

Invest in Odense cases, Medical Cannabis

Odense is the place to visit if you want to know more about medical cannabis.   For doctors, patient associations and manufacturers On March 6th, the Danish Ministry of Health hosts a conference to evaluate the first year’s trial period of medical cannabis. The focus will be to present the most important results, learnings and challenges. The conference addresses both …


The Danish city of Odense became the Mecca of the new robot boom

Invest in Odense cases, Robotics

Leading German business newspaper Handelsblatt published an article about Odense, December 16th 2018: https://www.handelsblatt.com/technik/thespark/intelligente-maschinen-wie-die-daenische-stadt-odense-zum-mekka-des-neuen-roboterbooms-wurde/23761738.html This is an English translation:   By Axel Höpner 16.12.2018 In the meantime more than 100 Cobot start-ups have settled in Odense. A founder and a unique ecosystem have made this possible.  Odense. The high-tech world would look different today if Esben Østergaard in the USA had liked it …


For the first time Schunk Expert Days take place at the European hot spot of robotics

Invest in Odense cases, Robotics

Premiere at SCHUNK Expert Days on Service Robotics: From February 27 – 28, 2019, the leading symposium for applied service robotics will take place for the first time in Odense, Denmark. With the motto “Towards Open Robotics”, the 11th Expert Days promises an extensive overview of the current technology, questions, and trends of service robotics. Representatives will include Thomas Pilz, …


Tender loving care

Invest in Odense cases, Health Tech

When Tunstall Nordic earlier this year acquired the Odense based company EWII Telecare for an unspecified double-digit million Euro and turned it into Tunstall Health, one of the main reasons was that EWII Telecare was prequalified for the Joint Tender of Telemedicine for people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) run by the Danish regions and municipalities. In 2017, the …


Kooi Security: UFO landed in Odense

Invest in Odense cases

The days where a security guard with a watch dog would do his regular rounds are over. Technology has come to stay. In some cases, by a drone, like the solutions offered by Odense startup Lorenz Technology. In other cases, by a Unit For Observation (UFO) – the high-end solution for construction site security, that the Dutch company Kooi Security …