Meet the board members


The Access2innovation association board reflect the broad membership group and the associations goal of supporting Danish anchored innovation partnerships, that develops successful sustainable business, which results in growth and positive changes in both Denmark and Africa

The board consists of five board members that are elected at the general assembly and resides for two years at a time.

Board members 

Arne Remmen, professor, Department of Planning, Aalborg University (chairman)

Jacob Harbo, Head of International Support, Danish Red Cross (vice chairman

Niels Henrik Johansen, CEO, Enviclean

Peter Helk, Senior Advisor, DI

Flemming Pedersen, CEO, DMS Africa 

Meet the secretariat

Access2innovation is organized in a secretariat with highly experienced and specialised employees. 

We are seated in Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen and have representation in East Africa.

We have many years of practical and research-based knowledge and experience with innovation, business developing, funding and creating partnerships – in Denmark and in African countries.

What we do

We offer danish business access to partnerships with NGO’s, investors and knowledge institutions.

Get access to different finance opportunities, business understanding and technical insights on the basis of our many years of experience with African emerging markets.

Since 2007 we have created over 70 partnerships by offering network, funding and expertise in innovation and business developing in Denmark and in Africa.