Location – Energy Efficient Technologies

As a finalist in Scale-Up Denmark’s Elite Centre for Energy Efficient Technologies you will be located in/connected to one of the following three environments when you enter the program.



Imagine an innovation environment with next-generation energy and digitalization as the main focus!

SE Next Step is part of SE one of Denmark’s largest energy and Telecom suppliers and a Coop with more than 270.000 owners, the SE headquarter is in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Our ambition is to create an international living lab for businesses working with next-generation energy and digital products and services that utilise the unique qualities of the region’s worldclass smart power grid and fibre broadband.


The most impressive building is the headquarter of SE – the biggest plus-energy headquarter in Denmark. As a participant in Next Step Challenge, you will move into the office Space at SE Next Step right next to the SE Headquarter.


When you relocate to SE Next Step, you become part of an innovative environment with facilities and possibilities unlike anything you have ever seen.

All buildings and offices are state-of-the-art with access to a modern meeting facilities and a showroom. All facilities are sustainable and based on tomorrow’s technology.

SE Next Step offers direct access to a full-scale test laboratory with more than 270,000 connected consumers on the power grid, a Livinglab testpanel with 2.600 households & the most advanced fibre broadband infrastructure in Europe (perhaps even the world).

Your business will work alongside experts on CO2 neutral buildings and renewable energy, and you will have access to the expertise of leading Danish universities.

VIDEO: Located in Esbjerg, the Energy Metropolis of Denmark, SE Next Step is an enviroment for innovation & knowledge for providers of smart energy and digital products and services. We invite you to check out the SE headquarter right here:

Welcome to the SE headquarter!

SE – one of Denmark’s largests providers of electricity and fibre broadband infrastructure. Web site: www.se.dk (in Danish).



Green Tech Center, is located in Vejle DK and has since 2012 created a strong network within the Green Tech industry.

The owners behind Green Tech Center: the Bagger-Sørensen & Hanssen families, Insero Horsens & CASA Enterprise. Green Tech Center is funded by an Investment of 80 million DKK.

Green Tech Center is a Triple Helix cooperation between research- & educational institutions, Corporations & authorities within sustainable energy. Green Tech Center has unique testing & demonstration facilities.


Green Tech Park: a 16.000 m2 energy park for demonstration of sustainable energy solutions. Green Tech Park consists of solar-, wind-, geothermal- & storage platforms with an infrastructure for heating, data & cooling connected to the national grid. But at the same time with a dimension that ensures the option of virtual ”Island-operation. The energy park is open to all companies that wishes to test & demonstrate their green tech products & services.

Green Tech House: a cluster house of 4000 m2 with 200 office spaces. The house contains an open IT platform a numerous data logs spread over the entire house. The house can as a platform be used by companies that develop products/services within intelligent office solutions.

Green Tech Lab: a laboratorie with1.200 m2 of prototype workshop, startup facilities & a showroom. Green Tech Lab can be used by companies that develop products & services within smart grid, sustainable energy, storage etc.

The Green Tech Centre (2 officebuildings, 1 laboratorie & an energy park) is connected to a micro grid platform that ties the centre together energy wise.

Green Tech Center has established 2 energy guilds that serve as large scale livinglabs for green technology. An energy guild for companies with large energy consumption in the area & an energy guild for villages south of Vejle with a maximum of 200 inhabitants.

The energy guilds has agreed to deliver their anonymized energy data to Green Tech Centre, where companies, research & educational institutions can use the data for research & development of new technology products/-services. That ensures that new green technologies can be demonstrated in “the real world”.

Visit Greentech Center Vejle right here!



Sønderborg Iværksætter Service (SIS) – established in 2015 – is the gateway to all entrepreneurial services in the Sønderborg area.

SIS offers counselling and experience to entrepreneurs and inventors, as well as facilitate an inspiring and dynamic entrepreneurial environment with weekly events and networking activities.

SIS is organized as an operations branch under Sønderborg Vækstråd.”Sæt-i-værk-stedet” downtown Sønderborg fills over 300 m2, where besides the traditional work stations and meeting rooms we offer a “shop space” where entrepreneurs with retail focus can test their business ideas.

Energy Efficient Technologies in Sønderborg

Sønderborg Iværksætter Service is an integral part of Sønderborgs unique eco-system, with tight collaboration with local industry and the educational institutions.

Sønderborg is known as an international competence center for energy effective technologies. Sønderborg is home to a long list of both large and small companies with focus on energy efficient technologies. On top of this Sønderborg is proud of its’ well-functioning International Tech University.

Learn more at http://www.sis-sonderborg.dk/

Sønderborg Iværksætter Service manages 2 entrepreneur houses – ”Iværksætterhuset Ellegaardvej” fills over 1400 m2 with a cafe area, conference room, shop floor, lab facilities, project rooms, meeting rooms, offices and much more.