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20 September 2021 - 21 September 2021
Copenhagen, Denmark
Nordic Innovation Fair 2021

The place for connecting Nordic scientists with international investors and businesses

Over the past decade, the Nordic region has exhibited exponential growth in research and innovation across the natural sciences. Nordic universities create significant potential for translating early-stage research-based inventions into products and services which benefit society. However, to realise the full potential, it requires support from external business partners.

Therefore, in Copenhagen on 21 September 2021, the Nordic Innovation Fair will showcase more than 120 business opportunities, offering a free and unique matchmaking and networking opportunity by bringing together all stakeholders across the innovation ecosystem. Researchers and spinouts from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will present their inventions with the aim of finding business opportunities for: licensing, co-development, research collaboration, funding and/or investment.

The business opportunities fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • Advanced Production & Technologies
  • Biotech & Pharma
  • Digitalisation, AI & Robotics
  • Medtech & Diagnostics
  • Sustainability

See all cases present at Nordic Innovation Fair 

Who should attend:

  • Business scouts and investors from around the world who would like to get a first-hand view of the newest Nordic scientific achievements and connect with the people behind the innovation in a casual open-fair environment.
  • If you are a Nordic researcher or spin-out interested in presenting your invention, contact your local technology transfer office.
  • If you are a Nordic research-based technology transfer office with interest in finding business opportunities for your cases, please contact info@nordicinnovationfair.com 

Features of the event:

  • Matchmaking through poster presentations, pitching sessions and pre-booked 1:1 meetings.
  • Fireplace interviews, panel discussions, and exciting keynote speeches with key decision-makers in industry and academia.
  • An exclusive networking dinner on 20 September (by invite only).
  • 1:1 matchmaking meetings are only online on 22 September (Access link to your meetings in section “My Agenda”).
    Based on previous events, we expect the 2021 event to generate at least 4000 new contacts.

We follow the COVID-19 guidelines from the Danish Ministry of Health. Currently, there are no requirements for showing Corona Passport or negative test onsite.

A photographer will be present throughout the day, and pictures and videos may be used in marketing of the Nordic Innovation Fair on different communication platforms. If you prefer not to be included in the marketing materials, please inform the organisers onsite or by mail info@nordicinnovationfair.com

The project is supported by Novo Nordisk Foundation.


Closed since 6 October 2021


H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18
1553 Copenhagen, Denmark

Organised by


Belgium 5
Bulgaria 5
China 2
Denmark 324
Estonia 1
Finland 27
France 2
Germany 13
Iceland 1
India 2
Iran, Islamic Republic Of 6
Israel 1
Italy 1
Malaysia 1
Malta 1
Mexico 1
Netherlands 4
Norway 13
Poland 3
Portugal 4
Romania 1
Russia 1
Spain 8
Sweden 35
Switzerland 3
Turkey 1
Ukraine 3
United Kingdom 18
United States 2
Total 489


Association/Agency 16
Authority/Government 19
Corporate/Industry 52
Consultancy/Service Provider 74
Investment fund/Business Angel 68
Research Institutions 131
Spin-Out 85
Other 42
Total 487