About the institute

About the Mads Clausen Institute


The Mads Clausen Institute (MCI) addresses key societal challenges of the 21 century with a focus on climate, smart production, health and innovation.

Our research competences cover topics from nanotechnology, mechatronics and electronics, upscaling of solar cells and other smart devices to innovation and entrepreneurship.


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. 


About the institute in short

MCI presentation

SDU campus Sonderborg

Learn more about our campus in this video

SDU Sønderborg

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