ØICC’s secretariat aids member companies realize new ideas and projects. We facilitate professional network meetings, arrange international conferences, create smaller pop-up events, and support member consortiums seek funding to value-creating research and development projects.

You are always welcome to contact us, if you want to learn more about ØICC.


Name:  Carolina Benjaminsen   Title:  CEO – Ph.D. Technology & learning   Email:  cb@oicc.dk   Telephone:  + 45 5338 0122   Description:  With a Ph.D. in learning theory, manager of a research center, and entrepreneur checked off on her resume, Carolina has more than 17 years of experience in building bridges and move people and organizations forward. Carolina can make things happen and is used to navigating political and fast changing environments where she creates connections and strong alliances that benefit the community. Carolina is always in the middle of a book or a new podcast, and every summer, she sets sail for the Swedish archipelago with her family.

Name: Carolina Benjaminsen

Title: CEO – Ph.D. Technology & learning

Email: cb@oicc.dk

Telephone: + 45 5338 0122

Description: With a Ph.D. in learning theory, manager of a research center, and entrepreneur checked off on her resume, Carolina has more than 17 years of experience in building bridges and move people and organizations forward. Carolina can make things happen and is used to navigating political and fast changing environments where she creates connections and strong alliances that benefit the community. Carolina is always in the middle of a book or a new podcast, and every summer, she sets sail for the Swedish archipelago with her family.

Name:  Catharina Høgdal   Title:  Project Coordinator - Msc. Communication & Organization   Email:  ch@oicc.dk   Telephone:  + 45 5087 9090   Description:  Catharina is driven by her passion for working with sustainable business solutions. She has prior work experience from the United Nations Development Programme and brings knowledge about the UN Sustainable Development Goals into ØICC. Catharina manages ØICC’s professional networks, drives projects, is in charge of newsletters and of all external communication. Every morning, all year around, she starts her day by jumping into the harbor to take a swim (never in a wetsuit). In winter, she competes in the World Championships in Winter Swimming, latest in Siberia.

Name: Catharina Høgdal

Title: Project Coordinator - Msc. Communication & Organization

Email: ch@oicc.dk

Telephone: + 45 5087 9090

Description: Catharina is driven by her passion for working with sustainable business solutions. She has prior work experience from the United Nations Development Programme and brings knowledge about the UN Sustainable Development Goals into ØICC. Catharina manages ØICC’s professional networks, drives projects, is in charge of newsletters and of all external communication. Every morning, all year around, she starts her day by jumping into the harbor to take a swim (never in a wetsuit). In winter, she competes in the World Championships in Winter Swimming, latest in Siberia.

Name:  Sophie Witzke   Title:  Project Manager - Cand. Mag. (Spanish)   Email:  sw@oicc.dk   Telephone:  + 45 2512 0808   Description:  Sophie Witzke has years of experience driving projects in the intersection between IT innovation, sustainability, art and culture. And she has successfully created well-functioning triple helix collaborations. Sophie has worked as a Network Leader and Research & Innovation Specialist at Alexandra Instituttet. And most recently, she was an Associate Lecturer in ‘IT and Sustainability’ at the IT University while she did her research on ‘creative IT projects and sustainability’ at Aarhus University. Besides her work in ØICC, Sophie spends her weekends and holidays in her summerhouse with her family.

Name: Sophie Witzke

Title: Project Manager - Cand. Mag. (Spanish)

Email: sw@oicc.dk

Telephone: + 45 2512 0808

Description: Sophie Witzke has years of experience driving projects in the intersection between IT innovation, sustainability, art and culture. And she has successfully created well-functioning triple helix collaborations. Sophie has worked as a Network Leader and Research & Innovation Specialist at Alexandra Instituttet. And most recently, she was an Associate Lecturer in ‘IT and Sustainability’ at the IT University while she did her research on ‘creative IT projects and sustainability’ at Aarhus University. Besides her work in ØICC, Sophie spends her weekends and holidays in her summerhouse with her family.

Name:  Adrian Munk   Title:  Intern   Email:  am@oicc.dk  With a degree in engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in religion, Adrian Munk contributes with a variety of skills. He is originally from Australia, and has spent the last 25 years in Europe. Among other things, he has spent this time as a professionel cyclist, for both Germany and France.

Name: Adrian Munk

Title: Intern

Email: am@oicc.dk

With a degree in engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in religion, Adrian Munk contributes with a variety of skills. He is originally from Australia, and has spent the last 25 years in Europe. Among other things, he has spent this time as a professionel cyclist, for both Germany and France.

Name:  Magnus Lisbjerg   Title:  Project Assistant - MSc. it. (Digital Design and Interactive Technologies)   Email:  ml@oicc.dk   Phone:  +45 4070 5660  Magnus Lisbjerg is responsible for our digital communication, and handles our daily production of content for physical and digital outlets. He also manages the visual expression of the organization. With his bachelor in Communication and IT, and his passion for UX-design, Magnus assists with communication and the more technical aspects. Magnus spends his weekends at the cinema or with classic literature, and studies Digital Design and Interactive Technologies at ITU.

Name: Magnus Lisbjerg

Title: Project Assistant - MSc. it. (Digital Design and Interactive Technologies)

Email: ml@oicc.dk

Phone: +45 4070 5660

Magnus Lisbjerg is responsible for our digital communication, and handles our daily production of content for physical and digital outlets. He also manages the visual expression of the organization. With his bachelor in Communication and IT, and his passion for UX-design, Magnus assists with communication and the more technical aspects. Magnus spends his weekends at the cinema or with classic literature, and studies Digital Design and Interactive Technologies at ITU.

Name:  Kristoffer Vange   Title:  Project Assistant - Cand.scient.pol   Email:  kv@oicc.dk   Telephone:  +45 2261 3456   Description:  With a strong interest in how you generate vibrant city districts, Kristoffer is assisting in ØICC’s network and project based work. Kristoffer is also editing and updating the content on ØICC’s website and LinkedIn profile. In his former position as a Student Assistant in CPH City & Port Development, Kristoffer took part in the early start of the establishment of ØICC. Besides working in ØICC, Kristoffer studies a Master in Political Science and plays basketball in his spare time.

Name: Kristoffer Vange

Title: Project Assistant - Cand.scient.pol

Email: kv@oicc.dk

Telephone: +45 2261 3456

Description: With a strong interest in how you generate vibrant city districts, Kristoffer is assisting in ØICC’s network and project based work. Kristoffer is also editing and updating the content on ØICC’s website and LinkedIn profile. In his former position as a Student Assistant in CPH City & Port Development, Kristoffer took part in the early start of the establishment of ØICC. Besides working in ØICC, Kristoffer studies a Master in Political Science and plays basketball in his spare time.