The purpose of the Innovation Council is to identify opportunities for Denmark to develop new knowledge environments in the global knowledge society. The Council consists of an international network of innovators and the members represent both the private and public sectors as well as educational and research institutions.
The Danish Government has prepared a strategy for The Innovation Council, which in the long term is to help Denmark achieve its declared goal of becoming one of the world's most innovative societies within the next decade.
Read the Strategy here:
"The Danish Strategy; Denmark's opportunities in the global knowledge society": http://innovationsraadet.dk/uplfiler/strategipap191004.pdf
The Innovation Council is funded by the Ministry of Economy and Business Affairs, Ministry of Science, Technology and Development, Ministry of Education, the Danish Bankers Association and a number of private enterprises. The Council was founded at the initiative of the House of Monday Morning.
Five thematic innovation groups
The most important task for the Innovation Council is to build and facilitate partnerships and projects of relevance and to establish close international sparring networks. The Council has five thematic innovation groups and five regional innovation groups besides a strategic group. The thematic innovation groups are concerned with the following subjects:
the labour market