Odense is Denmark's third largest city with around 200.000 inhabitants and have the advantage of being located in the heart of Denmark.
Odense gathers some of Denmark’s most interesting activities, within robotics and health tech and that makes Odense a great meeting point. We provide strong public support to new investors and companies that relocate to Odense, and over the next 10 – 15 years, investments to the tune of Euro 3.2 billion will transform Odense into an internationally renowned city of knowledge.
CIMT is established as a virtual centre consisting of staff from both the innovation and HTA departments at OUH as well as senior managers and researchers from both SDU and OUH.
Researchers and research projects from several faculties and institutes at the university are included: The Faculty of Health Sciences, The Faculty of Engineering, the Institute of Clinical Research, the Institute for Sport Sciences and Clinical Biomechanics and The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute. In addition, an associate professor specialised in telemedicine research and several professors will be employed by CIMT.
The activities that will initially be incorporated into CIMT are: 7 on-going PhD studies and 3 studies that are currently being prepared, 1 associate professorship in economy, 1 post doc, 1 assistant professorship and 1 associate professorship.
Contributing with knowledge and inspiration, the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies supports decision-making. We identify and analyse trends that influence the future nationally and internationally. Through research, analyses, seminars, presentations, reports, and newsletters, we give advice on the future.
The objective of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies is to strengthen the basis for decision-making in public and private organisations by creating awareness of the future and highlighting its importance to the present.
Our work methods range from statistically based analysis and the identification of global trends, to more subjective emotional factors of importance to the future.
The work of the Institute is interdisciplinary. The staff represents various fields of academic and professional backgrounds such as economics, political science, ethnography, psychology, engineering, PR and sociology.
Facilitating international multi-stakeholder connections around ecosystems, driving sustainable change and disruption in the delivery of health and social care.
With a direct presence in 40+ countries including spread Europe, USA, Canada and China, the ECHAlliance members develop innovative solutions around mobile health, chronic diseases, active & healthy ageing, Internet of Things, wearables, personalised medicine, genomics, Big Data. Our wide impact can be seen on www.echalliance.com
We are a not-for-profit organisation. The ECHAlliance is a Community Interest Company (CIC) registered in Belfast – Northern Ireland (UK).
Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark is the innovation division in the Region of Southern Denmark. Our vision is to create innovative solutions to be used in everyday life.
In the fields of health innovation, funding, crosssectorial- and public-private partnerships, the Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark wants to be the preferred partner.
By encouraging work in innovation and crosssectorial and public-private partnerships, we want our services to foster positive developments within the fields of somatics, psychiatry, the social area and regional development.
ImpleMentAll is a European collaboration towards faster and more effective implementation of eHealth interventions. The project’s raison d’être is founded on the notion that implementation of new services and technologies is time-consuming and costly – and often fails completely – not least in the healthcare domain. Solidly based in research, and in a collaboration spanning from all corners of Europe to Australia, the project will construct its answer to this widespread problem.
Odense University Hospital and Svendborg Hospital (also known as OUH) is one of four main hospital centres in Denmark, and is the largest hospital in the Region of Southern Denmark. All medical specialities are covered in OUH's 52 clinical departments, and the hospital has over 1000 beds, 11,000 employees and an operating budget of approx. 835 million €/year. In spite of covering a wide array of patients ranging from simple procedures to complex and rare diseases, the average length of stay for patients is only 3,4 days.
OUH is a university hospital with research in all clinical areas – including medical technology - is highly specialised in a large number of fields; diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, cancer, allergy, paediatrics, infectious diseases, rheumatic and connective tissue disorders to name a few. OUH collaborates with researchers and practitioners worldwide to ensure that the latest knowledge and research is always applied.
In addition to performing high level clinical research, OUH is recognized as an international frontrunner in clinical innovation and telemedicine, and is part of a number of international networks and EU initiatives, among them the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) where OUH and the Region of Southern Denmark is a 4-star reference site. In Denmark, OUH is the leading hospital in using apps and digital solutions for both patient communication and staff work flows. More than 30,000 patients use the app My Patient Journey.
Mental Health Services in the Region of Southern Denmark offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment of citizens with serious mental disorders. In close and binding collaboration with the practice sector, the municipalities and the other healthcare service in the Region of Southern Denmark, the care pathway is planned and carried out as expediently as possible.
Departments and functions cover general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, geronto-psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychiatric emergency rooms, psychiatric information centres and centres for survivors of trauma and torture.
Welfare Tech operates a national cluster in Denmark. It is a hub for innovation and business development in healthcare, homecare and social services. Welfare Tech is a membership organisation with members from private industry, public organisations, and research and education institutions. Welfare Tech operates as a national entry point and test bed for international companies who want to enter the Danish and European market.
Welfare Tech Innovation Network for Health and Welfare Technology
Welfare Tech Innovation Network for Health and Welfare Technology brings together leading Danish skills in the field of health and welfare technology in a national network empowering development, commercialization and exports of Danish health and welfare technology.
City of Odense aims to attract the best companies to locate their business in Odense. Our goal is to be an engine of innovative growth supporting entrepreneurship and growth of companies located in our city.
City of Odense creates growth through partnerships between businesses, organisations and people. Our strategy to achieve success includes helping new and existing companies to accelerate growth, offering a physical location that inspires and supports innovation.
City of Odense focus on Robotics, Healthcare Technology and Drones, in collaboration with companies and education institutes. We give you the opportunity to connect with relevant business partners and investors, in order to create a successful foundation for your company.
If you want to be a part of the future capital of Europe for start-ups and development of robotic technology, then join the City of Odense. Connect, Collaborate, Create.
Syddansk Vaekstforum has been appointed by the regional council, following recommendations from organisations, educational institutions and municipalities. The number of seats in Vækstforum is set at 21 in the Business Development Act. The South Danish Growth Forum also has one observer.