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Why is Danish Life Science thriving?

A case study of the life Science industry in Denmark

Book cover Why is Danish Life Science thriving?
Published
2008-September
Series number
VA 2008:09
Publisher
Vinnova
Author
Stina Gestrelius - Medicon Valley Alliance
ISBN
978-91-85959-28-0
ISSN
1650-3104/1651-355X
Number of pages
68

The life science industry, which in this study includes pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, medical technology, industrial biotechnology and agricultural biotechnology, is big business in Denmark. Jointly, these industries had a turnover of nearly DKK 100 billion in 2006 which was equivalent to over 5% of the Danish gross domestic product. The aim of the present study has been to look for structures and factors that promoted this successful development.

Last updated 15 December 2022

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