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Innovation Centre Denmark in Shanghai

Innovation Centre Denmark (ICDK) in Shanghai supports Danish companies and higher education institutions in exploring opportunities to expand or establish activities in China.

Support to companies

ICDK Shanghai help companies discover, create and localise their business’ value proposition, business model and partnership & funding strategy. Equally important, we scout for new disruptive technologies, innovative business models and future growth opportunities in China.

We share our findings with our customers and stakeholders in Denmark as a means for them to better understand the dynamics in China and gain inspiration from China's fast-paced development.

Read more about how we support companies.

Support to universities

ICDK Shanghai helps Danish business academies, university colleges and universities create or strengthen partnerships and collaborations with Chinese higher education and research institutes.

We answer requests from both Danish and Chinese stakeholders, whether these are individual researchers, institutions, public or private organisations or the government. At the same time, we also provide insights to our stakeholders in Denmark regarding interesting developments and possibilities in China. 

We are also responsible for Study in Denmark’s Chinese language platform, Top Talent Denmark, that promotes study opportunities in Denmark for Chinese students.

Read more about how we support of higher education institutions.

Focus sectors

Our Innovation Officers are experts in fields relevant to several different industries. They are based in the following three sectors:

We do not restrict ourselves to only these sectors and we also work with projects and companies from other sectors. We draw upon our partners in China if your area is not covered by our own specialists.

Read more about ICDK Shanghai and how we can help.

contact us

Martin Rune Hoxer

Executive Director

Tel.: +86 (21) 80250604



Thomas Trøst Hansen
Innovation Attaché
Tel: (+86)21 80250633

Do you have any questions?
Please, contact us.