Agro Business Park
Agro Business Park operates three incubators for start-ups within the fields of agriculture, bio economics and foods in Denmark, including the Copenhagen Agrifood Incubator in Symbion. By becoming part of the network in one of the incubators, you will receive access to industry-specific business developers as well as a national and international network of companies, investors, and innovation partners in more than 65 countries. Read more about Agro Business Park.
Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Symbion’s Frederiksberg location is located on the CBS campus Howitzvej at Kilen and Solbjerg Plads. It gives you and your company the ability to recruit student assistants at professional events that are arranged in collaboration with Symbion and/or for various career fairs. Read more about CBS.
Copenhagen Science City
If your company invents or develops innovative products, then collaboration with university researchers may prove to be invaluable. Their advanced equipment could contribute decisively when your materials and solutions need to be analysed and tested. Their well-trained students can become the backbone of your business.
Symbion is part of the innovation district Copenhagen Science City. Here you can encounter 30,000 researchers, staff, and students within an 800-metre radius. At the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and at University College Copenhagen.
Here you can also find your first customers or your best sub-suppliers. In addition to Symbion, the Copenhagen innovation district houses six other start-up environments with over 350 companies, three major business centres for mature companies and ten mentoring incubation and accelerator programs that can help your new business achieve growth and value. Read more about Copenhagen Science City and see a map of Copenhagen Science City.
Law is a foundation for building new businesses and is often underprioritized, a decision that could have major consequences for both the company and the entrepreneur. As part of Symbion community, you have the possibility to drop by Horton Law Firm in Copenhagen for an informal chat about everything from GDPR and shareholder agreements to negotiations with investors. You can also attend a number of legal events that Horten Law Firm holds at one of the locations in the Symbion community.
Horten CoLab is housed at Symbion. Horten CoLab is the result of a unique collaboration between Horten and Symbion, where four selected start-ups share space with lawyers from Horten. The primary purpose of Horten CoLab is to ensure the selected startups prosper and grow through close cooperation, legal insight, and a solution-oriented approach to their challenges. Read more about Horten.
The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)
Access to skills, knowledge and learning is essential when you build and scale your business. Symbion works closely with the universities in Copenhagen, including ITU. This cooperative relationship will make it easier for startup companies in the Symbion community to meet and collaborate with students and researchers. Together with ITU and others, matchmaking and career events are held in correlation with student projects and internships, as well as collaboration with researchers, so that you, as part of Symbion community, have access to the latest knowledge. Read more about ITU.
Ørestad Innovation City Copenhagen
Innovation happens when we meet. This is why coworking spaces such as Symbion are priceless. But it is when innovations are to be scaled and further developed, that the ties to a larger business ecosystem really become interesting. Ørestad Innovation City Copenhagen (ØICC) provides those ties.
ØICC is an innovation partnership based in the Ørestad area of Copenhagen. It is a partnership between large international companies, government agencies, educational institutions, and start-ups. The partnership between ØICC and Symbion means that all Symbion companies receive free access to all conferences and seminars held under the auspices of ØICC. At the same time, it also provides the opportunity to sit in on selected meetings in our five professional networks for Urban Development, Communication, Innovation & Technology, Talent & Internationalisation and Destination Ørestad. Read more about Ørestad Innovation City Copenhagen.
Otto Bruuns Fond
The Otto Bruuns Foundation has supported Symbion with a generous amount to purchase equipment for Makerspace by Symbion.
The Foundation supports research in Danish industry, in addition to development of industrial inventions by entrepreneurs and inventors, plus other objects of general social value. The aid consists of grants and, in some cases, capital base. The foundation supports individuals, including inventors, entrepreneurs, and students, as well as institutions and companies. Read more about the Otto Bruuns Fond here.
The Alexandra Institute
If you work in IT or with AI and IoT, or your business is within these sectors, then as a part of the Symbion community, you will receive access to the Alexandra Institute and their research in the above fields. Their Danish Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence and Nordic IoT Center is located at Univate SC3 by Symbion at Islands Brygge and the door is always open for a cup of coffee and an informal chat. Read more about the Alexandra Institute.
The University of Copenhagen (KU)
When you and your company are a part of the Symbion community, you have easy access to new knowledge and to hire student assistants. Symbion is partly located on the University of Copenhagen’s South Campus at Islands Brygge. Career fairs and professional events are also organised together with KU and as part of the community, you will receive exclusive access to the Symbion Matchmaking job bank, which includes the ability to search for students to work for your business. Read more about the University of Copenhagen.
If you would like business development guidance, then Erhvervshus Copenhagen can get help by providing consultants in many sectors, including finance, management, and internationalisation, just to name a few. Whether you are a start-up, entrepreneur, or growing business, Erhvervshus Copenhagen can help by providing impartial feedback that is always based on the individual company’s needs. Read more about Erhvervshus Copenhagen.