Theodor Nielsen, nanotech expert, founder, and CEO of NIL Technology (NILT).

Face recognition software that unlocks your phone relies on advanced optical hardware to function. Lenses in wearables immerse you in 3D storytelling. And remote guiding of workers for complex industrial repairs all depend on the latest achievements in optics. Consumers and professionals around the world are already exploring the possibilities…


The success story of the unique Danish bike culture is coming to America. On July 17th, the Danish e-bike brand Biomega will be featured on the US TV-show ‘America By Design’, where they will share their vision of a zero-emissions future.

More than 30 years ago, the city of Copenhagen implemented a pedestrian initiative, which was highly controversial at the time. Today, the pedestrian sites and bike paths have scaled and fostered a biking culture which has become an integrated part of most Danes’ lifestyle. …


The story of the Danish toy company LEGO will broadcast in a new American TV-show America By Design on July 10th.

Most people in America love LEGO. However, few people know that the beloved brick comes from Denmark. The Danish approach to creativity and learning through play is a cultural virtue that starts in the early childhood and ultimately impacts the very design of cities and transportations systems in urban places…


An interview with Andreas Koefoed, director of The Lost Leonardo.

Photo: The Lost Leonardo.

The Lost Leonardo. The whole story of the most talked about painting of the century will premiere June 13 at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

“This is a film about the incredible journey of a painting, the Salvator Mundi, The Saviour of the world, possibly by Leonardo…


An interview with Thomas Daneskov, director of Wild Men.

Photo: Rasmus Weng Karlsen

The Danish comedy film Wild Men, directed by Thomas Daneskov, is selected for the international feature competition at the 20th Tribeca Film Festival, and will premiere on Sunday, June 13th.

The film focuses on Martin, who has fled his family to…


An interview with Ryan Chanatry, General Manager of the US streaming service Topic.

Topic recently announced their upcoming “Summer of Suspense” extravaganza, diving into the “it’s criminally good” vertical of crime thrillers and mysteries. …


Photo: Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center in New York.

Once upon a time in 1956, a group of Hans Christian Andersen fairytale enthusiasts came together in New York to found the HCA Storytelling Center. For six and a half decades, the HCA Center has attracted and delighted tens of thousands of children, families and child-like spirits with its live…


An interview with Dorrit Matson, founder of New York Scandia Symphony.

Founded in 1988 by Danish Music Director Dorrit Matson, the New York Scandia Symphony (Scandia) has amused and educated thousands of New Yorkers with imaginative and inspiring musical programs featuring music old and new music repertoire from the Nordic countries.

For the first time in 32 years, Scandia live performances…


An interview with Christian Juel Jensen, Founder of the Danish office intelligence company, Plenom.

For many HR managers work has drastically changed over the last year as they have faced new challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most companies have still not committed to a specific return-to-work arrangement as local and federal guidelines are changing quickly. …


A new contemporary clay exhibition at the art gallery Hostler Burrows challenge in both techniques as well as shape, form and language.

Photo: Joe Kramm

Among the neat rows of characteristic brick houses and quiet tree-lined streets in New York’s East Village lies a gallery dedicated to historical Nordic design and studio arts. Founded in 1998 by Kim Hostler and Juliet Burrows, the Hostler Burrows gallery has evolved its program to integrate a full roster…

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