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Cities of Innovation: Copenhagen

Additional information

Local, national and international transport links

Public transportation in Copenhagen is very reliable, punctual, and it takes you everywhere. In Copenhagen the trains, Metro and buses (including waterbuses) can be accessed with the same ticket. All you need to know is how many zones you will pass through on your journey. Bikes are also a very popular form of transport.

University links and access to talent

The Copenhagen region offers Scandinavia’s most knowledge- intensive research and business environment. Science parks include Copenhagen Science City.

City support for start-ups and SMEs

In January 2018, the Danish government presented Denmark’s new ‘Digital Growth Strategy’. The strategy contains 38 concrete initiatives, which aim to secure and enhance Denmark’s position as an attractive digital hub by providing a boost to the Danish tech ecosystem and improve conditions for businesses to be able to utilise the full benefits of new technologies.


Hackathons are popular, including events such as CopenhAIgen Week.

Financial support and access to investors & accelerators

The city boasts many accelerators and investors. Investors include:

Innovation Fund
Danish Business Angels

Nordic Makers

Seed Capital
Suntone Capital