Research, knowledge and talent

Research, knowledge and talent

Frederiksberg Science City is a knowledge-based city with multiple research, knowledge and talent environments. The overview presented here describes the work being carried out, providing information about who to contact if you wish to collaborate with or learn more about the environments.

Research, knowledge and talent environments in Frederiksberg Science City

Copenhagen Business School – CBS

CBS is an international business university, its research covering a broader spectrum of areas compared to normal business schools. Its academic breadth reflects a societal need to be familiar with business issues from a variety of angles in order to understand and act on them.

CBS conducts leading research in:

  • Varied, practical and knowledge-based entrepreneurship – Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship (CSE)
  • Complex, social and financial challenges – Business in Society (BiS)
  • The intersection between socio-economic governance and responsible business – Governing Responsible Business (GRB)
  • Financial friction and financial crises – Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC)
  • Responsible management – Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME)

About CSE 

About BiS 

About GRB 

About FRIC 

About PRME 

The Royal Danish Academy of Music – RDAM

As Denmark’s oldest and largest academy of classical music, the Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) represents the highest international standard, on a par and collaborating with some of the foremost academies in the world. RDAM offers programmes in music and music pedagogy at the highest level, preparing students to work as musicians, organists, composers, music teachers, tonmeisters, opera singers and conductors.

RDAM’s knowledge base:

  • The arts and learning
  • Performance psychology
  • Music and technology
  • Practical and creative practices (concerts, festivals, CD recordings)
  • Artistic research and development
  • Pedagogical research and development


The University of Copenhagen Faculty of Science, also called SCIENCE, is Denmark’s largest science and technology research institution. SCIENCE conducts research in a wide range of fields, from the classical scientific fields, to the life sciences, to food and nutrition science and resource economics.

In Frederiksberg, SCIENCE conducts leading international research in, for example, the following areas:

  • Food, fermentation and food processing technology
  • Landscape architecture
  • Urban planning and urbanisation
  • Nutrition and obesity
  • Plant and environmental sciences
  • Agricultural resource economics
  • Forestry and food

About SCIENCE’s research

About SCIENCE’s programmes

About SCIENCE’s external partners

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Vetschool in Frederiksberg is part of the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The veterinary education, which offers Denmark’s only veterinary degree, is among the top ten worldwide, ensuring highly qualified graduates who work in animal health, animal welfare and food safety.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences in Frederiksberg conducts first-rate research in:

  • Animal health and animal welfare
  • New strategies for controlling infections and preventing antibiotic resistance
  • Experimental animal models
  • Food safety
  • Family animal health for the benefit of animals and people

About Vetschool

Read more about the strengths of Frederiksberg Science City’s knowledge environments

Greater Copenhagen: Developing knowledge environments

Greater Copenhagen is involved in mapping and analysing development opportunities for the knowledge environments in Copenhagen Science City, Frederiksberg Science City and Lyngby-Taarbæk in order to attract foreign investment and knowledge companies that wish to be located in research-intensive environments.

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Report appendices (in Danish only)

Analysis of Greater Copenhagen’s research strengths

The analysis identifies Greater Copenhagen’s research strengths from an investment promotion perspective. A common feature of the positions of strength is that they combine world-class research with various other value propositions that can help serve to attract foreign R&D investments to the region, for example, strong research infrastructure, an excellent talent pool and expansive business collaboration.

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