About us

A knowledge intensive accelerator for early stage start-ups

Growing Food CPH is a new programme initiated jointly by start-up investor and developer CAPNOVA, University of Copenhagen (KU), Aalborg University (AAU) and Technical University of Denmark (DTU). 

CAPNOVA is an investment and development company providing early stage start-ups with specialist business experience and a strong network in order to turn innovative ideas into successful businesses.
Dept. of Food Science at KU performs food research and education covering Microbiology & Fermentation, Ingredient & Dairy Technology, Design & Consumer Behavior and Chemometrics & Analytical Technology.
AAU Food Studies do research and education in food and the contexts of food, including research education in 'Integrated Food Studies'. Since 2014, also a food incubator for students and start-ups.
DTU has a strong polytechnical research approach and emphasizes value creation and societal benefit through education, scientific advice and innovation.