Finale 29 May 2019 in Musikhuset Esbjerg

  • Scale-Up Denmark
  • Scale-Up Denmark and The European Regional Development fund
Next Step Challenge is part of Scale-Up Denmark
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Celebrating growth and ambitions!

At the Next Step Challenge finale we present the selected participants from the 2019 programs and find the 3 most scaleable companies within their market.

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After 5 month of business development the participating companies now have their 5-year growth plan to reach the full potential of their business. That is worth celebrating!
Key Note of the day is Mads Kirkegaard, CEO from Polytech. 

Meet the finalists

Program 29 May 2019

13.00 Welcome

Pitches 21 finalists

Coffee break

Key Note

Award celebration

16.00 Networking & wine

We encourage all ambitious high-growth companies to join this day to see how you can end up on the stage next time – with an ambitious roadmap for growth!

The professional Selection Boards, finding the most scalable finalists

Preben Mejer fra Radr er ITGuru og partner i Next Step Challenge
Dommerpanelet eller Selection Boardet til Next Step Challenge finale 2019
The Next Step Challenge Program includes 4 relevant workshops working towards a growth strategy for the coming 5 years and ends with a finale show


The event is for investors, partners, participants, industry experts, alumnis and everyone else with an interest in innovation across the 3 industries.

We encourage all potential high-growth companies to join this day and see how you can end up on the stage next time – with an ambitious roadmap for growth!

See the finalists
Scale-Up Denmark is funded by the European Regional Development Fund

Next Step Challenge is part of Scale-Up Denmark, which consist of 12 elite centers for business development within 12 different industries. Next Step Challenge operate 3 elite centres – Energy Efficient Technologies, Experience, Offshore Industry and Economy & Tourism.

The initiative was founded by the 5 Danish Regions & the Danish Business Authority and is supported by EU’s Fund for Regional development and private Funding.

The aim is to establish an elite of high growth companies in Denmark.

Join the National Scale-Up Denmark finale in September.

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