INTERNATIONAL EPICENTER OF SOUND TECHNOLOGY
A world-class sound & acoustics co-working space and growth environment for
startups, SME’s and corporates, co-founded by Bang & Olufsen and Harman Lifestyle.
A UNIQUE MAKERSPACE SOUND HUB DENMARK
We believe in actively building products to evaluate and create a scalable business model around them. Whether you’re a startup in the early-stages or a corporate looking to take innovation to the next level, there’s a spot at Sound Hub.
Let’s make (it) together.
CO-WORK IN OUR MAKERSPACE
The co-working space is the heart of Sound Hub. Here do sound & audio professionals make and build product, side-by-side or in collaboration. That’s why we like to call it a ‘makerspace‘. This is thee place where startups, SME’s and corporates stimulate each other to reach a new level in business and innovate their product.
Sound Hub is located in the former R&D building of Bang & Olufsen. The building has been renovated in an industry style atmosphere and is refurbished to meet the high standards in order to serve it’s new purpose well. The building includes open-office space, workshops and test facilities, meeting rooms and a number of private offices. Whether you want to co-work with ambitious entrepreneurs or require the comfort of a private office, you’ll find it at Sound Hub.
Our open-office and private offices are equipped with all your office needs.
MAKE USE OF GREAT FACILITIES
Sound Hub’s makerspace is uniquely equipped with great in-house facilities for sound & audio professionals. These facilities are accessible for all sound hub participants in order to make your product the best.
- Accredited EMC lab
- Accredited Safety lab
- HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Test)
- Robustness lab; various climate and mechanical test
- 3 Listening rooms; 30 m2, 26 m2, 51 m2
- Power test room; 4 m2
- Speaker measurement Cube; 12x12x12 m3
- Audio specification lab
- Light controlled media room; 30 m2
- Wood workshop
- Metal workshop
- Electronic workshop
- Development platforms; development tools, components, connectivity, control and driver
TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION PLATFORMS
We offer access to a number of technology application platforms through various partners:
- IOT – Internet of Things
- AI – Artificial Intelligence
- Signal processing
- Quality control etc.
STRUER CITY OF SOUND
Sound Hub is located in Struer, known as the City of Sound. Not only was Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, but the city is also home to Harman Lifestyle, who is now owned by Samsung. These multinationals have spinned out and inspired mand SMEs that now flourish in Struer.
Today, the city has a thriving eco-system for business, growth and living, with sound as its motor.
Struer is our committed host city. The municipality contributes to the development of the Hub in a number of ways:
- Financial support to start-up growth services.
- A receiver function that assists international guests in immigration, relocation, housing and offers welcoming social events.
- Companies in the Hub will have a single point of contact to the municipality.
- The City of Struer will act as test lab and springboard for relevant products and services, especially in the area of welfare through sound.
LIFE IN STRUER
How is life here? Check it out for yourself:
BACKED BY OUR PARTNERS
Bang & Olufsen and Harman Lifestyle are founding partners of the Sound Hub Denmark. Mentors, specialists and experts from these companies will assist start-ups in the incubator, as well as present products and findings.
Aalborg University will be active in the Hub in a number of ways. Student-company collaboration projects and Master Classes on site. Research collaboration projects and internships. PhD projects and mutual use of laboratory facilities. Technology transfer and presentation of research results.
Danish Sound Network, which is the danish network of researchers, engineers, companies and public institutions that bridge research and education to businesses and eco-systems.
The Faerch Foundation is a business foundation with a vision to support growth and innovation through the development of business, culture, innovation and education in the local community of North Western Jutland. They have already invested in the business development programme Accelerace and other innovation programmes in the area.
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