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Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship
The Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship works to ensure that the ability to be innovative becomes a fundamental element in all educations from primary school to PhD. Innovation and entrepreneurship must to a higher degree be integrated in the educations and become deeply rooted at the educational institutions.
In 2011 the Foundation started the Micro Grant initiative that gives micro funds to new startups.
Innovation Fund Denmark
With the establishment of the Innovation Fund April 1 2014 the Danish research and innovation system was significantly simplified. The Foundation will be offering grants for activities within strategic research, technology and innovation. The budget of the Foundation is close to DKK 1.6 billion in 2014.
InnoBooster funds development projects driven by SMEs, entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial scientists with a CVR-number.
InnoFounder is a 12-months program that accelerates your startup to a point at which it is ready to acquire investors and go to market.
Growth is Maersk’s launchpad for new ventures. We build, partner with and invest in the future stars of trade. We connect startups and ideas with operational expertise and world-class infrastructure.
Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Novo Nordisk Foundation's vision is to contribute significantly to research and development that improves the lives of people and the sustainability of society.
The Capital Region of Denmark
For health and growth in Greater Copenhagen
Greater Copenhagen is the place in which the region's most important political players invest in initiatives that create growth, jobs and internships.
A world-leading supplier of coatings for man-made structures – and a committed philanthropist within the fields of education, sustainable coatings technology and realising great initiatives that bring about positive change.
Digital McKinsey works on key technology topics including IT modernization, IT strategy, agile, cloud, cybersecurity, and digital transformation.
Novo Holdings is a world-leading life science investor with a focus on creating long-term value.
AWA is a leading intellectual property law firm who helps turning ideas and innovations into business opportunities.
The Danish Association of Lawyers and Economists is a trade union/labour union with 80,000 members.
The Danish Society of Engineers is a Danish association for engineers and other specialist groups working within engineering and technology.
Akademikernes A-kasse is Denmark's largest unemployment fund for academics, managers and the self-employed.
Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals forwarded by the United Nations are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.