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Welcome to our tiny metropolis in North Denmark where people and their skills make all the difference
Get to know Aalborg - it could be your new business destination
Why we love Aalborg

5 good reasons

to invest in Aalborg

Location, location, location

Aalborg is a tiny metropolis with a global mindset. Situated in North Denmark, Aalborg connects Scandinavia with the Continent. And with plenty of direct flights to Copenhagen, Amsterdam, etc., you have the world at your doorstep.

Finding the right people

The citizens of Aalborg rank among the happiest people in Europe and those who feel the safest. The city has a young and well-educated population of +218,000 and is home to Aalborg University with around 23,000 students.

Vibrant business community

Aalborg offers vast business opportunities and bursts with energy and innovation. New companies open or move to Aalborg each week – both from other Danish regions and from abroad. Each year, more than 1,000 new startups are established.

Strong industries

Aalborg is characterised by a multitude of SMEs with close ties to global markets. In particular, we have strong industries within IT and future tech, energy, transport and logistics, manufacturing and construction.

Value for money

Aalborg offers competitive advantages when it comes to cost levels. Salaries, office rent, operating costs and general costs of living are considerably lower in Aalborg than e.g. the capital of Denmark.

Our focus areas

Energy and Sustainability

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Life Science

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Robotics, Drones and Automation

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TECH and Digitalisation

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Transport and Logistics

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Why Aalborg makes a difference

Meet German/Spanish Siemens Gamesa and South Korean Samsung Research Center Denmark and learn why they invest in Aalborg.

Green Hub Denmark

Sustainablility and green test facilities

Get to know Green Hub Denmark and why North Denmark is the Silicon Valley of innovation.

Utzon on the road

Road trip in Aalborg looking at architectural wonders

Jorn Utzon was born in Aalborg and loved Jaguars. Managing Director at KUNSTEN and Uzton Center, Lasse Andersson and Architect Ane Cortzen talk about Aalborg and architecture.

Get a feeling for Aalborg

A tiny metropolis with so much to offer

Let's introduce you to the very special Aalborg feeling and how life is among some of the happiest people in Europe.

Aalborg is full of life

City developments that make us ready for the future

Get an impression of present city developments that make Aalborg ready for the future and ensures quality of life.

Circular First in Aalborg

British IT company chooses Aalborg

With headquarters in London and divisions in San Francisco and Manchester, the Circular First Group was looking to establish a division in mainland Europe. Meet the Managing Director and learn why Aalborg turned out to be the optimum place for them.

Meet Catharina Vinter Engqvist

Head of Foreign Direct Investments, Invest in Aalborg
Catharina and the team at Invest in Aalborg are your one-point-of contact to the City of Aalborg. We can help you with information, facts and network that make all the difference when you consider Aalborg as your business destination. Let's help you build your business case.
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