Why in Odense 2016?

Since its founding in the year 988, Odense has been one of Denmark’s leading cities. Formerly known for its industrial strength, particularly in metal and food production, the city has been undergoing a massive transformation and has proven itself as a leader in robotics.

Odense has transformed into a unique ecosystem where you can find research institutes, higher education programs, and many corporate headquarters—and jobs!—in the exciting field of robotics.

Odense Robotics is a collaboration that encompass more than 70 robotics/automation companies, 30 universities, 10 research institutes, and over 1,800 jobs. An environment like this enables each player to contribute to one another’s growth, strengthening the industry as a whole. Odense is rapidly becoming a major business hub for robotics, not only in Denmark, but for all of Europe.