GreenLab Summit 2022

Welcome to GreenLab Summit 2022

We are thrilled to welcome you to the 2022 GreenLab Summit. This year, the program focuses on how to create green growth, rural development and a just green transition through industrial symbioses and energy innovation. As a new initiative, GreenLab Summit will also give a sneak peek into GreenLab’s research platform and cutting-edge New Energy research.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Hotel Strandtangen, Skive

GreenLab Summit 2022 Program

Please find the preliminary program below and make sure to register here.

A just transition and green growth through industrial symbiosis

The summit will include the final conference of the Interreg project CISKA and is a unique opportunity to learn from GreenLab’s innovative public-private partnership and replication process with the sister site in Norway. This session will further explore development perspectives in a global context.

08:30 Doors open. Breakfast & networking.
09:00 Welcome & introduction by moderator Josefine Kofoed Christiansen, TV-hostess, TV2 News
09:05 Opening remarks, Christopher Sorensen, CEO, GreenLab

Learnings from Quadruple Helix project development at GreenLab Skive

09:10 Working with innovation within a municipality and fostering regional development in a public-private partnership, Thomas Lindberg, Municipal Director, Skive Municipality
09:25 The Scandinavian Model – network and collaboration on complex challenges, Jakob Hebsgaard Mogensen, Head of Business Development, GreenLab, and Bente Møller Marcussen, Project Manager, CISKA
09:40 Why was the GreenLab replicability case supported and what will Interreg fund in the future?, Andreas Graesdal Zilcken, Project Advisor, Interreg ÖKS
09:50 Inspirational keynote: "What does it take to succeed with large scale innovation?", Stine D. Arensbach, Senior Advisor, PhD

10:10 Break

Developing a model for replicability and green growth

10:30 GreenLab Skive today and its role in a coherent energy system, Christopher Sorensen, CEO GreenLab
10:45 Replication and adaption of the symbiosis system in a Nordic context, Ronny Langset, CEO, GreenLab Nes, Norway
11:00 Rural development and a just green transition, Karen Refsgaard, Ph.D., Research Director/Deputy Director, Nordregio
11:15 UNIDO’s Global Green Hydrogen Program: Supporting sustainable industrial development, Petra Schwager, Chief, Energy Technologies and Industrial Applications Division, UNIDO

11:30 Panel debate

12:00 Lunch at “the Skive Meeting” – festival area

13:00 Visit the GreenLab tent, meet GreenLab companies, and participate in various activities in the festival area

13:45 Walk back to the hotel for the afternoon part of the conference

New Energy Research

The afternoon program will focus on GreenLab’s research platform and look at what the near future holds. You will hear from our university partners and experts in the field.

14:00 Welcome and introduction and launch of next VILLUM FONDEN Call and research missions, Ebbe Kruse Vestergaard, Research Director, GreenLab

The techno- & socioeconomic landscape

14:30 Data-driven methods for Smart Energy Systems, Henrik Madsen, DTU Compute
14:45 Digital Twin modelling of Energy Systems, Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen, University of Southern Denmark
15:00 The trade-off between low cost and low CO2 emissions electricity when scheduling Power-to-X, Gorm B. Andresen, Aarhus University

15:15 Break

GreenLab Skive Research Platform – Funded by the Villum Foundation

15:35 Energy Rocks thermal storage, Kurt Engelbrecht, DTU
15:50 Molten Salt thermal storage, Ahmad Abrakoohsar, Aalborg University
16:05 GreenLab Designer Lite, Jonathan Dallaire, University of Southern Denmark
16:20 FlexPtX, Nicolas Fatras, University of Southern Denmark
16:35 Q&A
17:00 End of Program

Optional Street Food & Music at the Skive Meeting

17:15 Reception in GreenLab tent

18:00 Dinner in the festival area with dinner ticket

About the event

Friday, May 20, 2022
From 9:00-17:00

Register here

Hotel Strandtangen
Strandvejen 28
7800 Skive, Denmark

Simultaneous public event
This year’s GreenLab Summit will co-locate with “the Skive Meeting”, which is a local, publicly accessible political festival that centers around creating a better balance between Denmark’s rural and urban areas.

At the Skive Meeting there will be several parallel event tracks for a broader audience, where GreenLab will be present with our own “GreenLab & Partners” tent. Read more at

If you have questions, please contact:

Linda Fejerskov
Communications Consultant
+45 29811722

How to register
GreenLab Summit is by invitation only. Please register your participation here – deadline for registration is May 16, 2022.