About us

About us

Towards 2030, Knowledge Hub Zealand's ambition is to create an educational and business beacon in North West Zealand within biosolutions and biomanufacturing.

To achieve this ambition, Knowledge Hub Zealand is working to:

  • Strengthen the educational environment in Kalundborg and the entire Region Zealand in biosolutions, biomanufacturing, industry 4.0 and other professional areas
  • Strengthen innovation and technological development targeted at industry in Kalundborg in biosolutions, biomanufacturing, industry 4.0 and other professional areas
  • Strengthen the business framework conditions for industry and the SME environment in Kalundborg and in Region Zealand more generally through initiatives targeted at the actual needs of businesses, financed by investments from the EU, public pools, private foundations, etc.
  • Strengthen attraction and retention of teachers, researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses
  • Strengthen the attraction and retention of students, in particular those in the technical, engineering and scientific fields
  • Facilitate contact and strengthen cooperation between educational institutions, researchers, industry, SMEs and start-ups/entrepreneurs

Meet the team

Contact us to learn more about our projects or if you have ideas for new collaboration opportunities.

Christian Beenfeldt

Project director

Sif Kjølby

Project Manager

Anders Munk Ebbesen

Project Manager

Cecilie Riemer Ebsen

Project Manager

Freja Lamhauge

Project Manager

Mette Christine Poulsen

Project Manager & Nature Coordinator

Camilla Mollerup Top

Camilla Mollerup Top

Project Manager

Maria Gjedsted

Maria Gjedsted

Project Manager & Communication Consultant

Pernille Bech

Pernille Bech

Project Manager

Sidse Gissing Vennekilde

Sidse Gissing Vennekilde

External consultant

Dorte Kristensen

Dorte Kristensen

Economy

Meet our board members

Christian Beenfeldt

Project director of Knowledge Hub Zealand

Per Bennetsen

Per Bennetsen

Chairman of the Board of Knowledge Hub Zealand

CEO, Region Zealand

Jan Lysgaard Thomsen

Jan Lysgaard Thomsen

Vice Chair of the Knowledge Hub Zealand Board

Municipal Director, Kalundborg Municipality

Stine Gry Roland

Stine Gry Roland

Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Novo Nordisk Kalundborg

Steen Skærbæk

Steen Skærbæk

Senior Director, Enzyme Bulk Production,
Novozymes Kalundborg

Annemette Palmqvist

Annemette Palmqvist

Deputy Head, Department of Natural Sciences and Environment,
Roskilde University

Susanne Kjelstrup

Susanne Kjelstrup

Head of Department, TEK Innovation, University of Southern Denmark

 
 
Jens Lautrup Nørgaard

Jens Lautrup

Head of Development, Zealand

 
 
Daniel Schwartz Bojsen

Daniel Schwartz Bojsen

Director of Health, Social and Engineering
University of Applied Sciences Absalon