About us

We Engineer - what we do and why

WE ENGINEER

We engineer. For you and me. And for a sustainable world. This video takes you on a tour, giving you examples of our scientific work and focus areas

Product portfolio - hologram video

PRODUCTS FROM CELL FACTORIES

Cell factories can be engineered to produce valuable ingredients for food, feed, medicine, commodity products, chemicals and much more

I AM SCIENCE

Excellent science requires dedicated people

Facts

Approx. 300 staff members globally

From 46 nationalities 

Gender distribution: 47% women, 53% men

Our headquarters are located at DTU in Lyngby, Denmark. Further, our international teams of scientists work out of universities all over the world – University of California, San Diego (UCSD), USA; UC Berkeley California, USA; Chalmers University, Sweden; KTH, Sweden; KAIST, South Korea; and University of Queensland, Australia.

We are part of a cluster of Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers that aim to attract the world’s best researchers, thereby creating an internationally oriented and innovative research environment. Read more about the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers.