Where to start

Are you interested in starting a business in Copenhagen? Copenhagen Capacity can answer all your questions and get you started.


Copenhagen Capacity assists foreign businesses, investors and talent in identifying and capitalising on business opportunities in Greater Copenhagen, free of charge.


Market Overview 

If you are contemplating doing business in Scandinavia, we will help you identify business opportunities

If you are considering expanding your business to Scandinavia, a market overview is the first step to understanding your business opportunities. We will assist you in mapping your industry and market opportunities in Greater Copenhagen. 

Our business development consultants can:

  • Benchmark Greater Copenhagen against other major cities and business regions in Scandinavia.
  • Provide insights into the key industries of Greater Copenhagen.
  • Map potential customers, competitors and service providers.
  • Compile market surveys to support business development.
  • Identify funding schemes and incentive programmes.

Industry Knowledge

Discover the market potential of Greater Copenhagen's key industries

We can help you with essential knowledge of the key industries in Greater Copenhagen: Life Sciences, Cleantech, ICT, Smart City, Transport & Logistics, Creative Industries and Foods & Additives, and to identify specific market potential.

Our business consultants can provide mappings of:

  • Companies in your industry.
  • Potential customers, competitors and service providers.
  • Knowledge institutions and relevant public authorities.
  • R&D projects.
  • Product pipelines and growth markets.
  • Funding opportunities.
  • Test & demonstration facilities.

Business Set Up

Let us help you with all the practicalities of establishing your business in Greater Copenhagen

Setting up a new business in a foreign country can be a lengthy and complicated process. Our long experience will reduce your time-to-market in Greater Copenhagen.

We have assisted international companies in establishing a Nordic headquarters, sales offices, shared services centres, research and development centres and logistics centres in Greater Copenhagen for more than 20 years. 

Our business development consultants can:

  • Provide advice on legal, financial and corporate structure matters.
  • Assist in registering your business with the relevant authorities.
  • Introduce you to lawyers, accountants, trade associations and chambers of commerce.
  • Facilitate contacts and networks with potential partners, public authorities and research institutions.
  • Arrange site visits and meetings with real estate agents.
  • Assist you in finding the right employees.

Land & Property

Find the right offices, production facilities or building site for your operations in Greater Copenhagen

Whether you are new to Greater Copenhagen or relocating to new facilities, we will help you find the right office space for your operations.

Our business consultants can:

  • Organise tailor-made fact-finding tours to sites and properties.
  • Introduce you to real estate agents, developers, lawyers and public authorities.
  • Benchmark Greater Copenhagen against other major Nordic cities in terms of key customers, transport providers and infrastructure.

Partner Search

Tap into our large network to build powerful partnerships, strategic company alliances and strong investment portfolios

The life sciences, cleantech, ICT and creative industries in Greater Copenhagen are renowned for their innovative incubation environments, strong product pipelines and heavy R&D focus.

As co-founder of Greater Copenhagen’s leading business clusters: Medicon Valley, CLEAN and Copenhagen Healthtech Cluster, Copenhagen Capacity has in-depth industry knowledge and a large network to match researchers, companies and venture capitalists to build powerful partnerships, strategic company alliances and strong investment portfolios.

Our business development consultants can:

  • Introduce you to companies, public authorities and research & knowledge institutions.
  • Arrange matchmaking events and access to sector-specific networks.

Build your business case

Build a strong business case to prove the value of your investment or business set-up in Greater Copenhagen

Before you establish or expand your business in Greater Copenhagen, you need to create a strong, convincing business case that will prove the value of your investment.

Our business consultants can:

  • Provide information on legal and financial framework conditions to optimise the performance your corporate set-up in Scandinavia.
  • Benchmark the performance of a Scandinavian headquarters or shared services centre based in Greater Copenhagen against other Nordic city regions.
  • Identify new business opportunities.
  • Provide you with the arguments to prepare a convincing business plan.


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Home Country Support

Companies wishing to enter a foreign market can actively seek out support by the embassy or consulate of their home country in another city. Staff members are ready to help you begin.

Another source of support and information is the bilateral chamber of commerce of your home country. The chamber may assist your company in several ways, including consulting services regarding market research, trade-show assistance, background verification, preparation of market entry plans and business referral services.

Find your Embassy / Consulate or Chamber of commerce for this city.