Research & Development

One of Copenhagen Fintech’s key objectives is to foster collaboration and co-innovation between academia and industry with the aim of finding the best ideas and solutions relevant to finance and fintech.

We currently work with all Danish universities and several higher knowledge institutions, including RTOs in Denmark and internationally, on various activities including joint R&D projects which we also fund.

If you are a university, RTO, researcher or student please read on to find out how you can work with us and be part of the most ambitious fintech ecosystem in the Nordics.

If you are a researcher

As a researcher at one of our R&D partner institutions you have several opportunities to be part of the CPHFT fintech ecosystem including:

  • Funding to R&D projects with industry partners
  • Funding to Hackathons and/or idea- and case competitions
  • Speaking opportunities at our Fintech Tuesdays and our early Research Symposium
  • Networking opportunities and partner facilitation
  • Access to CPHFT community events on member terms
  • Access to discounted ticket for the Nordic Fintech Week

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If you are a student

As a student at one of R&D partner universities you have several opportunities to be part of the CPHFT fintech ecosystem including:

  • Possibility to participate in our pre-incubation program (startups)
  • Support to find internships and jobs within fintech
  • Access to CPHFT community events on membership terms
  • Access to discounted ticket for the Nordic Fintech Week
  • Feedback on thesis work relevant to fintech

For more information please contact Kristine Helen Falgren

Upcoming events

Exclusive event to celebrate the launch of "Future Money: Fintech, AI, and Web3" by renowned author Ronit Ghose

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Book Launch (Stockholm): Future Money: Fintech, AI, and Web3

Exclusive event to celebrate the book launch of "Future Money: Fintech, AI, and Web3" by renowned author Ronit Ghose

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Book Launch (Copenhagen): Future Money: Fintech, AI, and Web3

Learn how AI-coding on GitHub Copilot can help you and your Fintech redefine developer productivity and boost your dev workflow.

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AI-Powered Coding: GitHub Copilot Unleashed

Copenhagen Fintech's annual summer party open to members and the Fintech community

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Fintech Summer Party 2024

We invite our Corporate Partners and our Investor Partners to exclusively meet the most promising fintech startups from our community.

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Demo Day- ERP Data for New Financial Solutions

6th Nordic Fintech Research Symposium 2024 - bringing academia and industry together

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Fighting Money Laundering through partherships

Get ready to lace up those running shoes. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just getting started, this event is for everyone!

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Nordic Fintech Week Running Event

We invite our Corporate Partners and our Investor Partners to exclusively meet the most promising fintech startups from our community.

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Demo Day- Reimagining Insurance

We invite our Corporate Partners and our Investor Partners to exclusively meet the most promising fintech startups from our community.

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Demo Day- New Challengers 2. co-hort

Strategic R&D Partners

R&D Coordinators

To learn more about collaboration opportunities with Copenhagen Fintech please contact your institution's R&D coordinator.

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Louise Elisabeth Hansen - leh.digi@cbs.dk

Aarhus University (AU)

Bas Spitters (Datalogi) - spitters@cs.au.dk

IT University of Copenhagen (ITU)

Nikolai Oppermann - nopp@itu.dk

University of Copenhagen (KU)

Camilla Vang Arffmann - caar@di.ku.dk

IBA Erhvervsakademi

Allan Klain - AKMI@iba.dk

Roskilde University (RUC)

Pernille Hohnen - hohnen@ruc.dk

Aalborg University (AAU)

Jesper Chrautwald Sort - jso@business.aau.dk

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Dorthe Skpogaard Lund - dslu@dtu.dk

Alexandra Institute

Jens Kaas Benner jens.benner@alexandra.dk

FORCE technology

Emilie Møllenbach - mo@forcetechnology.com

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Martin Svensson - svensson@imada.sdu.dk