Novo Nordisk

Bagsvaerd, Denmark

Leading scientists

Ole Madsen
Jacob Hecksher-Sørensen


Hagedorn Research Institute (HRI) in Gentofte, Denmark is a fully integrated part of Novo Nordisk. From 2010, HRI are expanding the scope with early applied research in addition to our established sphere, basic research. Five decades of world-class basic research is combined with a maximised ability to translate science into better treatment for people with diabetes. That makes HRI the market leading incubator for innovation to change diabetes. 

HRI is an internationally recognised centre of expertise for small animal imaging and tracer development. The imaging facility includes two LSM confocal microscopes, one OPT imager and one In-vivo Multispectral FX-PRO.