Program Partners


Program running. Re-opening in 2020.

The Urbantech program has unprecedented support from across the building and design sectors. All partners share a common goal of wanting to create more future-friendly urban environments, and utilize the expertise that Denmark has garnered as a leader within design, architecture and sustainability.

Philanthropic Partners

Realdania is a philanthropic association with some 150,000 members. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and benefit the common good by improving the built environment. Realdania has since the year 2000 supported more than 3,350 projects with more than 18 billion DKK.

The Danish Industry Foundation

The Danish Industry Foundation develops and supports innovative, inspirational and economically sustainable projects and initiatives that strengthen the competitiveness of the Danish industry.

Corporate Partners

COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through our unique 360° approach. Together with our customers, we create coherence in tomorrow’s sustainable societies.

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VKR Holding A/S is a holding and investment company. We create value through investments and ownership of companies that develop, produce and market products useful to society. Our products bring daylight, fresh air and a better environment into people’s everyday lives. VKR Holding is the parent company in the VKR Group, which include business areas like roof windows & skylights (ex. VELUX), vertical windows and doors (ex. VELFAC & Rationel), as well as thermal solar energy (Arcon-Sunmark).

The EWII Group is the Triangle Region’s local energy company. We help shape the future of the energy industry and play a central role in the development of the intelligent solutions and sustainable energy technologies of the future. We will create tomorrow’s society through energy. We make responsible and visionary investments in the development of our society.

Supporting Partners

BLOXHUB is the Nordic hub for sustainable urbanization. Founded on the belief, that the challenges of global urbanization and climate change require new ways of collaboration.

Danish Architecture Center (DAC) is the meeting place for architecture, design and urban culture in Denmark. The Danish Architecture Center’s objective and legitimacy consist in promoting co-operation across the professional boundaries of the construction sector and architecture so that the players, working together, are able to contribute to the forward-looking development of architecture and construction specifically and Danish society in general.

As Denmark’s national design centre, it is the DDC’s mission to promote the use of design in business and industry, to help professionalize the design industry and to document, promote and brand Danish design in Denmark and abroad. In other words, the DDC aims to ensure the best possible meeting between the supply and demand sides in the design field. The DDC’s key approach in this encounter is systematic experimentation with design-based value creation in companies.

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And we are still founders at heart. To date we have founded 25 companies based on our own ideas and seed funded them ourselves. Followed up with 20m+ EUR from external investors.

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