About the Mads Clausen Institute
The Mads Clausen Institute (MCI) addresses key societal challenges of the 21 century with a focus on climate, health and innovation.
MCI is internationally respected for competences in nanotechnology, photonics, sensors and materials science via centres in Odense and Sønderborg.
Close collaboration with industry
In the spirit of our name giver, our institute cooperates intensively with companies especially in the Danish-German border region. This transfer of knowledge from science to industry addressing societal needs strengthens both our research and education.
Two inspiring locations
MCI is located both at the main campus of SDU on Funen and at Alsion in Sønderborg - providing inspiring umbrellas for the institute’s research, development and educational activities.