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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.

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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Transport and Logistics

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The Maritime Industry

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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.

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.

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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