MedTech areas of  

business excellence

Denmark is home to approximately 1,000 companies operating in the area of medical technology with more than 250 companies classified as dedicated medical technology companies.

The dedicated medical technology companies employ 15,000+ people, while 22,000+ people are employed with subcontractors to the medical technology industry. Measured per capita, this gives Denmark the third largest medical technology employment in Europe. Encompassing a wide range of over 500,000 healthcare products, Denmark holds particularly strong competencies within the following areas:

Medical Diagnostics

Denmark offers excellent possibilities of creating some of the world’s best diagnostic products.

Within medical diagnostics Denmark has:

  • Immediate access to a world-class talent pool and academic institutions of proven excellence
  • A large knowledge base in diagnostic equipment with a strong foundation in both the corporate sector and in universities
  • Cutting edge and vital R&D
  • Strong capabilities within a broad area of engineering and medical disciplines
  • Great cross-over potential with easy access to an innovative ICT cluster with resources from computer science, telecommunications and electronics

Medical Disposables

Locating in Denmark means access to the world’s best medical disposable products and manufacturers.

Within medical disposables Denmark offers:

  • Strategic location near industry leaders like Ambu, Coloplast, Dansac, Novo Nordisk and Thermo Fischer Scientific producing internationally recognised products
  • Access to world-class academic institutions within materials science
  • Great innovative and interdisciplinary approach to the design and production of new products
  • A strong focus on technology, design, functionality, high quality and user-friendliness
  • Exceptional ability to listen to the end-users and translating their needs into state-of-the-art products

Assistive Technologies

Locating in Denmark gives you excellent opportunities for developing some of the world’s best assistive devices.

Within assistive technology Denmark offers:

  • Internationally recognised products and services with export of two thirds of the total production
  • A pioneering position within the elderly and disabled sector with a socio-political will to ensure equal opportunities for all
  • An industry taking advantage of this position by creating high-quality and useful products and services meeting the needs of people with disabilities
  • User influence as a natural and vital element of the development and production strategy
  • Design, functionality, quality and user-friendliness as the most important elements in the design of assistive technology products

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Tine Hartmann Nielsen

Tine Hartmann Nielsen

+45 3392 1350

tiniel@um.dk

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Tine Hartmann Nielsen

Tine Hartmann Nielsen

+45 3392 1350

tiniel@um.dk

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Tine Hartmann Nielsen

Tine Hartmann Nielsen

+45 3392 1350

tiniel@um.dk

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Jens Birk

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