Growth through knowledge

O’thinking is the knowledge that is hidden in Odense – the knowledge you can gain access to through the different educational institutions in the City of Odense.
To add to that knowledge the city houses a university hospital and soon a new super hospital.

These different institutions offer new posibilities for collaboration and opportunities to gain new knowledge as the foundation of new growth adventures.

Are you looking for a new employee, an intern or a business Ph.d. to take your business to the next level?
Get in touch with the business department at SDU (SDU erhverv).

At the University of Southern Denmark, 27,000 students are attending, almost 12,000 of those are based in Odense.

The university has 5 faculties and therefore an immense amount of knowledge that could be useful for your business.

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science (Including the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute)
  • Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Several international studies document that SDU contributes to world-class research and is among the top 50 in the world of young universities.
Connect to the Business Department (SDU ERHVERV)

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute is a high-tech internationally recognized research facility that develops intelligent autonumous systems. The purpose is to develop robots that can optimize methods used in the industry or within health sciences or other sciences.

The research activities are all applied sciences and covers collaboration with a long line of Danish and foreign comapnies.

Current collaboration project:

  • Biological inspired robotics
  • Cognitive vision (2D-imagery and 3D-image interpretation) in connection with cathcing and real-time recognition of objects
  • Applied mathematics for mathematic modelling og mechanisms and processes for motion planning
  • Softwaretechnology, especially modelling, architechture, evolution of software and knowledge handling
  • Imbedded systems
  • Welfare technology


If your company wants to know more about collaboratin with the institute you can read more here.

Danish Technological Institute helps more than 10,000 companies with development within areas such as:


  • Foodtech
  • Life Science
  • Production
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Construction

Danish Technological Instituteprovides access to the newest technology and the exact knowledge that can elevate a companies competitive abilities. the institute creates results by completing commercial activities along with research and development activities in the shape of consulting, education and laboritory services.

The department in Odense matches the strenght of Odense within robotics and if you are interested in learning more about how DTI does that you can find the information here.

Lillebaelt Academy University of Applied Sciences is the Region of Southern Denmark’s biggest business Academy and offers 32 higher education programs that are targeted at employment in professional businesslife.
All educational programs has a solid knowledge base and a close collaboration with the business life during the educational program.

Lillebaelt Academy University of Applied Sciences is targeted at business and has a internshipbased profile which is based on a continued collaboration with business locally, nationally and internationally.

Read more about how your business can benefit from a collaboration with Lillebaelt Academy University of Applied Sciences.

University College Lillebaelt offers higher education programmes – professional bachelors degrees – where the graduates contribute to the continual development of the welfare society.

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