Cool New Year with Hot Investors

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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

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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?

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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 …


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

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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

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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

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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 …

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UR+ paving the way for SetupRobotics

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Do you remember what Apple’s App Store did for thousands of software companies? Now guess what the Universal Robots+ program is doing for its ecosystem of hardware partners. Universal Robots+ is an online showroom that provides cutting-edge products to customize a UR robot application that perfectly meets your requirements. SetupRobotics is a newly established robot gripper company founded by Uffe …


Increased activity brings MariCare to Odense

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MariCare is already an active company in Welfare Tech’s network, and within the last year they have increased their activity on the Danish market. Now the Finnish company opens an office in The Science Park in Odense. E-lea is the newest of MariCares solutions to the eldercare sector. The sensor solution can easily be installed in homes of elderly or …

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Denmark delivering the global industry standard at RobotWorld in Seoul

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Can a Danish startup company produce a product that during just a few years becomes the global industry standard within its segment? Can a cluster from a midsize city on a Scandinavian island, become globally acknowledged as the best ecosystem for robotic startups, within just 4 years? Robot World Expo and Conference in Seoul this October, gave full confirming answers …


Odense is the European hotspot for medical cannabis

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Odense has become the European hot spot for medical cannabis. Since late 2017, two of the world’s largest players within medical cannabis, Canopy Growth Corporation and Aurora Cannabis Inc. (both from Canada), have started their European operations in Odense as joint ventures with Danish partners. In the beginning of 2018, Spectrum Cannabis Denmark (part of Canopy Growth Corporation) and Aurora Nordic …