Danish Tech Challenge

The best start-up will win DKK 500,000. Danish Tech Challenge is a new  accelerator programme for Dansh as well as foreign hardware start-ups. We offer a unique programme where you will accelerace the development of you business.


Jakob Svagin

Project Manager, Innovation
Mobil +45 28720488
Mail jsv@sciondtu.dk

Jakob Svagin

Project Manager, Innovation
Mobil +45 28720488
Mail jsv@sciondtu.dk

Meet the participants in Danish Tech Challenge


We are proud to present the 22 hardware companies that we in collaboration with the jury have selected to Danish Tech Challenge 2014 Behind every company you will find new and exciting products, ambitious and talented entrepreneurs and a realistic chance to get all the way to a viable business.

The companies move in with us on 1 September 2014 and we look forward to a very exciting autumn!


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To ensure the best conditions for the companies in Danish Tech Challenge, we have entered into partnerships with a number of exciting companies that will ensure that the participants have the right knowledge.



In an effort to get all the way from idea to product, it is a challenge to all entrepreneurs to get the money to stretch far enough. Therefore, we as part of the package to the participants in the entrepreneurship competition, Danish Tech Challenge, made ​​arrangements with a number of sponsors that make their products free of charge to the participants. It provides direct value to the business, and we are pleased to collaborate with our sponsors.

What you get

  • 4-month intense accelerator programme (Sep.-Dec. 2014)
  • Main prize of DKK 500,000 (EUR 67,000)
  • Workspace at Scion DTU
  • Access to prototyping facilities
  • Access to experts, advisors and mentors
  • Individual funding strategy
  • Access to investors
  • Exposure to press

The value for you

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Join to win – Stay to grow

Danish Tech Challenge is a unique opportunity for 20 selected hardware start-up companies.

All participants will go through an intense 4-month curriculum on product and business development. We know the obstacles you have to overcome to get a new hardware product on the market, and you will be matched with industry experts to help and challenge your business idea.

You will get maximum synergies between start-up teams and a unique environment to work in with access to workspace in The Science and Techonology Park, Scion DTU.



Get answers to the most commonly asked questions related to the Danish Tech Challenge.



We need new companies to mature into successful businesses. Industrial companies are an essential part of the Danish economy and Scion DTU wants to keep it that way. Scion DTU wants to contribute and this has resulted in a sponsorship from the Danish Industry Foundation, a private foundation that aims to support Danish industry.