Denmark is planning MIT copy

12.12.2005
Denmark is planning to establish an elite institution combining knowledge within technology and social sciences. “We need a Danish lighthouse on the international arena for knowledge and innovation within high technology and business”, says Minister of Science, Helge Sander.
The initiative from the Minister of Science comes after the Risoe board has considered various future scenarios for the institution.

The board of Risoe has pointed out that a Danish elite institution, like MIT, is the most promising of the scenarios. “By combining relevant competencies within technology and social sciences, we can optimize the research and user driven innovation and production in the Danish society”, Sander says.

Read more on the website of the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
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