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. You can now apply for the first round.


Jakob Svagin

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

Jakob Svagin

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

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


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.

How to participate

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We emphasise:

  • The strenght of your team
  • Your technical expertise
  • Opportunity for job and value creation
  • Your ambitions
  • Willingness to execute the specified strategy
  • Active participation in DTC’s partnership with the other participants.



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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.