About Medicon Valley

Welcome to the innovative heart of Scandinavian life science innovation

Medicon Valley is the crucible of Scandinavian life sciences. Located at the gateway to Denmark and Sweden it has a vibrant ecosystem and deep talent pool underpinned by world-class life science universities and research infrastructure. 

Set in a competitive business environment with the Scandinavian quality of life close at hand, Medicon Valley is an attractive location for both business and people.

Scandinavian innovation is globally recognized and our life sciences reflect this. Within Medicon Valley we have a rich life science heritage and pioneering spirit that continues to attract many successful companies. Companies like Novo Nordisk, LEO Pharma, Baxter Gambro and Lundbeck are representative, but so too are the many smaller innovative start-ups who continue to energise the area. 

Whether small or large, Medicon Valley is the perfect location to find your next spark of innovation.  

Medicon Valley has the critical mass

  • 40,000 people employed in life sciences
  • 90% of Scandinavian life science graduates
  • 9 world leading life science universities
  • 6,000 PhD students
  • 350 biotech, medtech & pharma companies with local R&D

Find out more about Medicon Valley in the video produced by Medicon Valley Alliance, the cluster membership organisation.