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Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge

Lyngby City Center

Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge and Urban Development

Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge is a thriving suburban ‘Innovation District’ dedicated to urban development in a knowledge-intensive area. The City of Knowledge attracts knowledge-based businesses to develop Lyngby-Taarbæk as one of Europe’s leading university towns with The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) - an elite technical university - providing the best conditions for business, research and education. The City of Knowledge not only inspires cosmopolitan urban life, it paves the way for innovation, internationalisation, urban development and entrepreneurship. 
 
The Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge network strives to facilitate and nurture partnerships between business, research and education and public authorities. Its key strengths are the presence of employees and talent with specialised knowledge amidst a developing international community with strong network ties between local actors, businesses and educational institutions.

Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge is a thriving suburban ‘Innovation District’ dedicated to urban development in a knowledge-intensive area. The City of Knowledge attracts knowledge-based businesses to develop Lyngby-Taarbæk as one of Europe’s leading university towns with an elite technical university providing the best conditions for business, research and education. The City of Knowledge not only inspires cosmopolitan urban life, it paves the way for innovation, internationalisation, urban development and entrepreneurship.

  • At the centre of Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge you find The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Scion DTU, Denmark's largest university-based science park. In addition, DTU has established DTU Skylab, an incubator on campus, providing students with the opportunity to test ideas and prototypes, as well as consulting experienced advisors about establishing their own start-ups
  • A strong tradition of collaboration between business, municipality and research and education makes Lyngby-Taarbæk a favourable location for knowledge-based businesses and organisations. Its key strengths are the presence of employees and talent with specialised knowledge in a vibrant international community with strong network ties
  • Educational institutions in Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge are expanding. This creates demand for dormitories, housing, offices, and various other facilities for private companies and citizens. Upcoming projects will provide new housing, office buildings, and improved public facilities. Public transport will be improved with a new light railway in 2023. Urban development with viable new business sites will be available close to these new light rail, train, and bus stations
  • Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge will transform as a city as new infrastructure and buildings integrate the city centre and its lively cultural life with the university campus. The lakes, streams, forest, and parks – beautiful, rich sites of nature – that characterise the urban landscape will continue to offer easy access to recreation for students, employees, and residents alike

Key figures

Area: 811 ha                                
M2 homes: 85.000
M2 offices: 250.000
Project owner: Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality

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Contact

Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge
Caroline Arends, CEO
Email: ca@vidensby.dk
Tel.: +45 22 62 07 10

Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality
Trine Schreiner Tybjerg, Business Manager
Email: trybj@ltk.dk
Tel.: +45 45 97 36 03

Facts

Area 811 ha
m2 homes (further) 85,000
m2 offices (further) 250,000

Distances from Lyngby city center

Copenhagen Central Station 13 km
Copenhagen Airport 22 km
Copenhagen Business School 15 km
University of Copenhagen 13 km
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) 1.5 km

 

Contact

Lyngby-Taarbæk City of Knowledge
Caroline Arends, CEO
Email: ca@vidensby.dk
Tel.: +45 22 62 07 10

Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality
Trine Schreiner Tybjerg, Business Manager
Email: trybj@ltk.dk
Tel.: +45 45 97 36 03