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The Danish Council for Technology and Innovation

The council's work consists of two parts. One is to advice the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation about technology and innovation policy. The other is to administer the initiatives given to the council by the Minister.

The objectives of the council are to promote:

  • Collaboration and dissemination of knowledge between researchers, research and educational institutions, advanced technology groups, knowledge institutions and enterprises.
  • Innovation, development, diffusion, use and commercialization of new research and technology, and knowledge of organizations and markets.
  • Flow and development of knowledge and technology based enterprises.
  • Innovation and input of capital and expertise for knowledge and technology based enterprises.
  • International collaboration on the utilization of knowledge and technology.

The Danish Council for Technology and Innovation administer a number of initiatives which purposes are to promote innovation and dissemination of knowledge between knowledge institutions and enterprises. The initiatives are:

Cooperation and interaction:

  • Innovation Consortia.
  • Approved Technological Service.
  • Industrial PhD.
  • Innovation assistant (Videnpiloter).
  • Innovation Networks Denmark.

Entrepreneurship and commercialization:

  • Innovation Incubators.
  • Consultancy Services for Inventors.
last modified Feb 08, 2013

Contact information and EAN numbers:

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Danish Agency for Higher Education

Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

IT Department of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science