Success Stories

Read some of the success stories involving members of the Danish Big Science network and find inspiration for potential future collaborations.

Danish EMS Company Provides Advanced Solution for CERN’s Data Collection and Distribution Handling

CERN is known worldwide for its extensive underground particle accelerator, located on the border between Switzerland and France, where more than 2,400 staff members and 10,000 scientists are researching fundamental driving forces in the universe by making particles collide with huge force at the speed of light. The Danish company BB Electronics was contracted by CERN to provide a communications module that could collect and distribute research data.

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Electronic solution provider CB Svendsen delivers customized power supplies for CERN accelerator

The Danish company was contracted two times for manufacturing power supplies for use on the CERN Linear accelerator 4 (Linac 4). CERN’s choice of CB Svenden was based on the company’s streamlined production facilities and its documented high quality solution results.

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CIM Industrial Systems provides a solution for monitoring the supply of power to CERN’s particle accelerator

The Danish company developed the ‘Transient Recorder System’ – an intelligent measurement system with multiple data collection stations, each synchronously monitoring the power to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

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COWI Provides Project Consultancy Services For Two Prestigious Large Telescope Facilities

COWI, a leading Danish Consultancy company, has provided multidisciplinary economic, technical and organizational assessment advice to both ESO’s and GMTO’s extremely large telescope projects.

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Danish Expertise Ensures an Ultra Sharp “Eye On the Sky”

Force Technology has developed the equipment designed to ensure that the E-ELT telescope can see clearly through the atmosphere. The resulting Mirror
Corrective Computer System is a highly advanced solution that provides extreme calculation capacities and a high level of flexibility.

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High Standards for Quality and Service Make HST A/S CERN’s Preferred Part-Supplier

Since 2011, HST – Horsens Spån Teknik has been delivering new orders to CERN every month. HST is an attractive provider for Big Science projects because of the company’s keen focus on fast delivery along with strict Quality Control procedures for every part they make, using modern QC equipment and following ISO standards.

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Kirkholm Mechanical Engineering Expertise Helps Build the World’s Largest Telescope

ESO (the European Southern Observatory) is developing a 39-metre-class European Extremely Large optical/near-infrared telescope – the E-ELT – which will become “the world’s biggest eye on the sky.” With the new telescope, scientists believe they will be able to discover new planets and solar systems.  ESO has called on the expertise of Kirkholm A/S, a Danish engineering consultancy company, for the task of solving two significant challenges with direct impact on the E-ELT’s design.

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Danish Coating Specialists Are Servicing the Mirrors of the Southern European Observatory in Chile

The Danish Technological Institute teamed up with the company Polyteknik AS to analyze and service the equipment responsible for coating the telescope mirrors at ESO, the European Southern Observatory in Chile.

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Ramboll helps ESO to tender major construction contract for the world’s most advanced telescope

ESO is building the world’s most advanced telescope, the E-ELT ( European Extremely Large Telescope) and has hired the Danish company Ramboll which will provide consulting services. Ramboll is contracted to assist ESO during the tender, procurement and
construction of the E-ELT’s dome and main building.

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TICRA’s software helps optimize radiation capture on ESA’s Planck satellite

TICRA is playing an important role in ESA’s mission to capture the first cosmic radiation emitted from the early universe.  The European Space Agency (ESA) has given TICRA the task of ascertaining the perfect position and setting of the satellite’s mirrors in order for them to optimally capture cosmic background radiation for purposes of research aboard the Planck spacecraft.

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5000 measurement transformers from TransElectro keep CERN’s particle accelerators up and running

TransElectro worked closely with CERN experts to provide a robust measurement transformer solution that monitors and protects the magnets in the LHS accelerators. 

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Danish Electric Vehicles Help Service CERN’s Accelerator Tunnel

TRANS-LIFT, a small yet innovative Danish production company built 15 electric vehicles for the renowned research center CERN which lies on the border between Switzerland and France. The TRANS-LIFT vehicles are specially customized to fulfill CERN’s daily transportation needs throughout their 27-kilometer long and 100-meter deep accelerator tunnels.

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