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Research investment opportunities

Copenhagen Science City houses world-class research groups with a high investment potential in six verified scientific fields. All fields are open to collaborators and investors, provide access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure and have large talent pools making recruitment viable

Download the report: “The Shortcut from Science to Business” here…

Or go straight to the various strongholds through the portals below.

Quantum Technology

Super computers of the future and unbreakable quantum cryptography. Copenhagen is a global powerhouse in the development, manufacture and design of photonic and electronic quantum components. This makes co-locating attractive not just to hardware developers, but also to subcontractors in a number of fields. The Copenhagen Science City-located Qubiz is a one-stop-shop for high-tech companies to access leading quantum scientists.

Visit Qubiz

Nano Science

Molecular electronics, catalytic compounds, advanced foods, drugs and materials. A global top-ten-research environment, nano science in Copenhagen is already contributing to the development of profitable applications and the long-term investment potential is highly promising. Copenhagen Science City will be the perfect base for companies hoping to benefit from the European Spallation Source coming on-line in 2019.

Visit the UCPH Nano-Science Center…

Metabolism and Diabetes

Drug discovery, prevention, hormones and functional foods. Copenhagen is home to top-level research in cellular biology, molecular pharmacology, nutrition and exercise. Access to unique biobanks, personal data registers and top level medical and clinical research infrastructure ensures a non-trivial potential for commercially viable collaboration. A significant production of graduates, PhDs and postdocs makes this a highly attractive area for recruiting R&D staff.

Center for Basic Metabolic Research…
Department of Biomedical Sciences…
Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports…

Protein research and Bioinformatics

Diagnostics, treatment, drug delivery and personalized medicine. In Copenhagen, the biotech sector and the pharmaceutical industry can profit from strong competencies in drug design, structural analysis, clinical and pre-clinical testing as well as biodata analysis and pattern recognition in register-based health data. The interdisciplinary nature of this field of research makes full use of the availability of hospital, university and university college facilities.

Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine…
Center for Protein Research…
Center for Glycomics…

 Cancer

Diagnostics development, novel therapies and clinical testing. Copenhagen houses leading research environments in epigenetics, stem cells and signaling pathways. Collaborators gain access to advanced equipment for molecular imaging, a unique biobank and world leading facilities for processing of Big Data. Furthermore leading facilities for advanced imaging diagnostics and early stage trials for adults and juveniles makes Copenhagen a natural destination for investors and collaborators.

Phase1 Unit…
Integrative structural biology…
Secure supercomputing infrastructure…

Bacteriology

Drug design, biofilm buildup prevention and research into antibiotics resistance. Pharmaceutical, health-care, agricultural and food and fermentation industries enjoy the benefits of world leading efforts to understand and disrupt biofilm and in understanding the microbial changes that lead to antibiotics resistance. State-of-the-art test facilities and Big Data-capabilities reinforces the areas appeal.

Biofilm test facility…
Centre for Control of Antibiotics Resistance…
Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology…

Technology Transfer Office

The Technology Transfer Office handles commercialisation and protection of intellectual property rights for the University of Copenhagen and all hospitals in the Capital Region of Denmark. The office represents the highest concentration of research, knowledge and innovation and works to ensure optimal conditions for collaboration between the university, the hospitals and all external partners.

Visit Technology Transfer Office