Startup Hub


Accelerate your startup at Odense Robotics StartUp Hub, a world-class robotic incubator located at the Danish Technological Institute. You can go from concept to commercialisation in record time with help from robotic experts and business mentors.

Why choose Odense to launch your startup

World-class prototype testing facilities
Robotic experts and business coaches
All services and facilities are free

Specialist facility

The StartUp Hub is located at the 2,000 m² specialist facility at the Danish Technological Institute, a leading research and technology company. You will have free office facilities in an inspiring environment, where you can access a range of prototyping facilities: product development machinery, robots, 3D printing, vision equipment, mobile platforms, grippers.

accelerating startups

“The StartUp Hub accelerated our time to market to just four months.” KUBO Robotics

why choose odense

“Odense is one of the best places for robotics in Europe, perhaps in the world.” Tendo

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Business STARTUP

Entrepreneurs who bring innovation to life

Meet some of the startups who have been part of Odense Robotics StartUp Hub


She got the idea while working at NASA in the US. Today, her idea is a reality: a robotic glove that helps people with disabilities. Meet Sofie Woge, CEO and Founder of Tendo. The startup moved from Sweden to be part of Odense Robotics StartUp Hub.

Purple Robotics

Lasse Kieffer, CEO and Founder of Purple Robotics, talks about the company's innovative vacuum grippers.

In Odense Robotics StartUp Hub you get support to boost your business

At the StartUp Hub, you access world-leading robotic experts, business mentors, investors, technology and workspace in a specialist facility at the heart of Denmark’s robot industry.

The Hub focuses specifically on hardware startups and aims to create the shortest route from prototyping to financing and commercialisation.

Unlike many other incubators, we don’t claim any ownership interest or membership fees. You access the Hub services for free. And you can access the vast network of robot and automation companies and suppliers in the Odense area.


Boost innovation and business

Start-ups are offered 360° coaching to go from concept to commercialisation quickly and successfully. Leading robotic experts from the Danish Technological Institute are at hand to guide your innovation and offer technical advice. You also have coaches to help you develop a business plan and find the right suppliers.


How to apply to be part of the Hub

Start by filling out the application form here. Promising applicants will be invited for an initial screening interview. If your startup is ready for the Hub, you will then pitch your idea to our advisory board, who make the final selection.

And if your startup is not ready yet, then don’t worry; we won’t just turn you away. We tell you what you need to focus on and encourage you to apply again.

That way, we keep a connection with your startup while you nurture and develop your business until you are ready for the Hub.