Novo A/S, the holding company in the Novo Group, is responsible for the management of the assets of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, which are currently valued at more than USD 30 billion. Novo A/S is a private limited liability company fully owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Besides being the major shareholder in Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S, Novo A/S provides seed and venture capital to development stage companies and takes significant ownership positions in well-established companies, within life science and biotechnology, as well as manages a broad portfolio of financial assets.
Sunstone Capital is an independent venture capital investor founded in 2007. Sunstone Capital focuses on developing and expanding early-stage Life Science and Technology companies with strong potential to achieve global success in their markets. Within life science, Sunstone Capital has invested in more than 35 companies in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical technologies and diagnostics, and has completed several successful exits and IPOs. With total funds of EUR 700 million under management, Sunstone Capital is one of the largest and most active European venture capital investors.
LF Investment is the investment arm of The Lauritzen Foundation, which is parent company of the shipping companies J. Lauritzen (wholly owned) and DFDS (42,8% holding). LF Investment has holdings in companies in the oil analysis, measuring equipment, software, biotechnology and real estate sectors.
SEED Capital is Denmark’s biggest venture capital fund within the seed segment and specializes in identifying, financing and developing competent and innovative entrepreneurial companies developing the Life Science, Cleantech and IT companies of the future from seed stage to exit.
Lund University Innovation System, LUIS AB
Lund University Innovation System is responsible for commercialization of inventions made by scientists at Lund University.