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Among the world’s best regions for attracting talent


A highly skilled work-force

Greater Copenhagen offers a highly skilled, capable and diverse work-force, while also investing in future talent. Apart from well-developed language skills, high education levels and its sheer ambition, what sets the region’s workforce apart is its prioritisation of talent. The IMD World Competitiveness Rankings placed Denmark first for investing in and developing talent.

Strong biotech cluster

The biotech and ingredient companies in Denmark have a high level of competence and knowledge where 13.6% of employees have a master’s degree and 3.4% have a PhD. By comparison, in the private sector in Denmark there is 6.8% and 0.3% who have a master or PhD respectively.

The Danish ingredients industry generates approximately 18,200 specialists working in the global food and ingredient sector – 6,000 of these are based in Denmark

Denmark is a well-known centre for food and bioscience research with an exceptional workforce. It is a country known for its strong labour force and quality of living. The European Innovation Centre will enhance our ability to collaborate with customers and suppliers throughout the region, and ensure that we fulfil the growth potential of our newly combined company.

- Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman.