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The robotic cluster in Odense is a magnet for venture capital – and now Odico announces pre-IPO

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When the American company Teradyne recently acquired Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) for €222 million it marked the latest huge investment among a number of investments in the robotic cluster in Odense. The first huge investment was when Teradyne acquired Universal Robots in 2015. Although, the story of robotics in Odense started much earlier. Back in the 80’s Odense was an …

UR Bridge Award

What a week in Odense! MiR and UR stealing the headlines…

Invest in Odense cases, Robotics

Teradyne invests €222 million in Mobile Industrial Robots and Universal Robots wins DenmarkBridge Award 2018. In Odense you will find one of the world’s best robotic clusters. If you didn’t know, it might have become obvious to you during the last week, when it was announced that Teradyne has acquired Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) for €121 million net of cash plus …

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Sugar sweet real estate investments

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A former sugar cookery in the center of Odense is the location for SEB Pension fund’s €44 million development project. The development started in 2013/14 and is expected to be completed in phases by 2022. SEB Pension fund is the owner and developer of the old sugar mill and cookery, located directly next to one of the new light rail …


FundingBox opens Odense office to handle EU project ‘Robot Union’ providing €8 million to accelerate European robotics

Invest in Odense cases, Robotics, Seed and Venture Capital

Aiming to discover, support and fund innovative projects in the robotics industry, pan-European robotics accelerator program, Robot Union, will select 40 start-ups that develop projects within the field of robotics, linked to the manufacturing, agri-food, health and civil infrastructure industries. 14 partners – including four Danish – from eight different countries have launched the Robot Union: The first European robot …


Scaling up: Chinese founded robotic company settles in Odense

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The Chinese founded company SYD Dynamics moves from Southern Jutland to the Science Park in Odense to reach their goal of developing the company from the experiential stage as a start up and to becoming a profitable scale up company. SYD Dynamics was founded in 2015 by three Chinese students that were pursuing their masters in Sønderborg, a small city …

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5 billion DKK (€670 million) in investments and acquisitions for the companies in Odense Robotics since 2015.

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Last week’s acquisition by Teradyne of Mobile Industrial Robots (MIR) for €121 million net of cash plus €101 million if certain performance targets are met extending through 2020, added another successful M&A story to the cluster of Odense Robotics.  The cluster has seen investments to the tune of 5 billion DKK (670 mill euro) – in the last 3 years. The …


April Conference: How can Industry 4.0 help optimize your company´s production?

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– The meeting between humans and technology Industries in Denmark are increasingly incorporating new technologies in order to optimize their internal production processes. Although there is still a degree of confusion over Industry 4.0, it offers companies a wide range of possibilities, from general development of a solid data foundation to use of virtual and augmented reality in production, repair …


The robotics cluster attracts Swedish company to Odense

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The Swedish company RobNor has several years of service behind them, however they still see the possibilities of collaborating. That is one of the reasons why they have chosen to move to Odense and become a part of the robotics cluster and its network. RobNor is a Swedish company based in Malmø, which since 2010 has delivered automation projects and …

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Danish Defence is opening Drone test and R&D center in Odense

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The National Drone Cluster, UAS Denmark, which has grown to 165 drone related member companies since 2013, has become part of the most recent Danish defence agreement, which ensures activities in HCA Airport by the Danish Defence – The armed forces in Denmark. On 28 January 2018, a new defence agreement was announced, which will ensure continued development of Denmark’s drone …


New Plug and Play apartments in Odense

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A new concept for rental accommodation is coming to Odense this spring: 26 fully furnished and maintained apartments, that include concierge services will be available for monthly rentals. The apartments are maintained, include a monthly cleaning as well as the 24 hours concierge service guarantee as part of the rent. This will ensures foreign guests a quick assistance in common …