Joost Nijhoff

Director - Invest in Odense

I’ve started companies in Holland, Germany, and Denmark – and I know how tough that can be. Let us at Invest in Odense take care of the troublesome parts – so that you can focus on what you’re best at: growing your business further - by using the City of Odense as a major stepping stone.

+45 4046 9001


Rasmus Torpegaard Festersen

Investment manager - Robotics & drones 

My drive is to help foreign companies in the robotics, drone, tech and automation industry to establish in Odense and connect them to relevant business partners and opportunities in the City of Odense.  My background is within business, sports and leadership in tech – and my knowledge and network are there to help you.

+45 2492 0903


Martyna Waliszewska

Investment Manager - Investments

An engineer by trade, Odenseaner by heart. My focus lies within identifying investor-ready cases, developing our investor network of business angels, venture capital, and corporate venture capital, and bridging the investment gap. Ultimately, we are creating growth through investments in the robotics, drones, and automation industries.

+45 6115 3259


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Lone Krogsbøll

Investment Manager - Biotech & Life Science

I help foreign companies in the biotech and life science industry to establish in Odense and connect them to relevant business partners and opportunities here. My background is in health tech, but I’ve focused on broader life science sectors since 2018.

+45 5177 7344


Anders Boe-Hansen

Special Consultant - Offshore & Campus

I draw on cross-sectorial experience from dealing both with public sector and private commercial interests on the global maritime scene. In relation to Port of Odense and green growth and transition, I assist companies with connecting collaborating, and creating under the most optimal conditions. I additionally manage and coordinate the development and area transition of Campus Odense - aiming for Campus to become a world-leading hub for citizens, companies, and higher education.

+45 2037 2319


Sanne Elin Vinderslev

Startup Initiative Manager

Connecting people and interests, while collaborating with a variety of partners and thus creating new possibilities and a stronger business environment in Odense is my drive. I develop new initiatives to grow the ecosystems in Odense both within the robotics and startup scene.

+45 3012 0734


Thor Ellegaard

Program Manager of Robotics and Automation

I work to secure the knowledge and skillset of our future global workforce. Collaborating with local, national, and global robotics and tech companies to build the absolute best Robotics School K-12 in the world. As a Program Manager in the field of Robotics and Automation for the City of Odense, my main objective is to create mutually beneficial public-private partnerships.

+45 2037 9950


Ane Kirk

Teamlead of Marketing & City Branding

I draw on my +10 years of experience in marketing and branding when I, on our platforms and in collaboration with companies, partners, and in a municipal context, must ensure that the story of the vibrant city of Odense is told both nationally and internationally.

+45 2748 2749


Mette Falk

Marketing Manager - Invest in Odense

As the Marketing Manager for Invest in Odense, I am passionate about showcasing the strengths and potential our city holds. With a background steeped in marketing and a deep affection for the city of Odense, I am excited to lead initiatives that position Odense as a global hub within our specific strongholds.

+45 2368 8982


Mathilde Marie Rosdahl Knudsen

Business Coordinator

While currently pursuing my Bachelor`s degree in Negot, a blend of English business language and business economics, I am employed as a Business Coordinator at Invest in Odense. My primary responsibilities revolve around the facilitation of internal communication along with the creation of content across various external platforms.

+45 2131 1363


Caroline Stougaard Nielsen

Marketing Assistent

While finishing my Master’s degree in journalism I’m working as a marketing assistent at Marketing & Citybranding. I’m responsible for planning internal communication as well as creating content for our several different external communication channels, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and more.

+45 2938 6884