Published
2008-September
Language
English
Series number
VA 2008:09
Series
Vinnova report
ISBN
978-91-85959-28-0
ISSN
1650-3104/1651-355X
Number of pages
68
Author
Stina Gestrelius - Medicon Valley Alliance
Price
Publisher
Vinnova
Reference number
2008-01612
Subject
Health

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.