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2017

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE WITH FORMWORK ROBOTICS

The Danish ABB Connect customer magazine features the results of a collaboration between Odico, Odico robots and software and the very creative display artists who designed this year's Christmas decorations of the Illum department store in the centre of Copenhagen. Take a look at the amazing result.

FACTORY-ON-THE-FLY FEATURED IN DANISH BUSINESS PAPER

Manufacturing of the formwork directly at the construction site. Very fast and very easy with the Factory-on-the-Fly that is an innovative combination of standard components able to cut through EPS, concrete, marble and more. The robot is built in a standard freight container that might be carried to any construction site in the world by either truck or ship.

ODICO HAS REACHED A LEVEL TOO BIG FOR SMALL DANISH INVESTORS

Odico does not take part in local business angel event called Investor Days. "Investor Days is a good idea and might have been suitable and helpful also for Odico five years ago", says CEO Anders Bundsgaard, and continues: "Nowadays it seems we're too big for very small investors and too small for very large investors.". Read full article in Danish.

MOBILE ROBOTS ARE TURNING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY UPSIDE DOWN

Automation of the construction industry used to be a primarily theoretical thought at the schools of architecture. Odico's mobile robot solutions Factory-on-the-Fly and Factory-in-a-Box are moving progress out to construction sites. "We are crossing the gap between mass production and the construction industry", says founder and CEO Anders Bundsgaard.

CAPITAL DROUGHT DIRECTS ROBOT HOPE TO SWEDEN

Although market potential reaches billions the robot comet Odico is experiencing rejection by Danish investors and The Danish Growth Fond. The company is now fleeing to Sweden in order to start a revolution in the construction industry. Photo by Maria Fonfara.

AIRCRAFT MECHANIC FEEDS ROBOTS

Odico is still a small company with about 12 employees and 12 ABB robots and CEO Anders Bundsgaard is himself happily feeding robots with foam bricks to be cut into formworks for a construction site.

PLANNED ODICO IPO TRENDING ON SWEDISH STOCK FORUM

News of the planned Odico IPO has created considerable media interest in the last days, and we're happy to report that Odico is now topping the list of most viewed story's on the popular Swedish stock forum nyemissioner.se.

FUNEN-BASED ROBOTICS COMPANY TO ISSUE SWEDISH IPO

The potential for digitalization and automation in the contruction industry is huge and Odico develops the userfriendly tools nessecary to realize this potential globally. We are preparing an IPO in Q1 2018. Read the full article in Danish.

FUNEN-BASED START-UP STEAMING AHEAD

Odense-based Odico will conduct an Initial Public Offering on the Swedish stock exchange early 2018. The target is to raise funding to reach construction sites with it's robot technology world wide. Article in Fyens Stiftstidende in Danish.

DANISH TECH COMPANY PLANNING IPO ON AKTIETORGET

Danish tech-company Odico have chosen Sedermera Fondskommission as financial consultants for their IPO at the Swedish stock-exchange, Aktietorget. Article in Swedish in VA Finans

ROBOTS ARE TAKING OVER THE CONSTRUCTION SITE

ELFOKUS.DK features Odico in an article on how our groundbreaking technology changes production of complex geometries. Fast and inexpensively our Factory-on-the-Fly converts 3D printing into concrete elements. Article in Danish.

FUNEN-BASED ROBOT COMPANY TO ENTER SWEDISH STOCKMARKET

On October 13 at 10:41 the news was out at business.dk that worldwide aiming Odico is entering the Swedish stockmarket AktieTorget.

ODICO TO INITIATE IPO

We are delighted to announce that Odico Aps. have entered an agreement with financial consulting firm Sedermera Fondskommision to initiate an IPO on the Swedish stock exchange. Through the IPO, Odico expects to raise SEK 20 million for development of the mobile robotic manufacturing platform concept, Factory On The Fly, which enable robotic production on construction sites world wide. Click for Danish press release.

DANISH ROBOT COMPANY PLANNING SWEDISH IPO

Danish tech-company Odico have chosen Sedermera Fondskommission as financial consultants for their IPO at the Swedish stock-exchange, Aktietorget. Article in Swedish in Svenska Dagbladet Näringsliv Börs section.

ODICO FEATURED IN CONTRUCTING ARCHITECTS' TRADE MAGAZINE

The Danish association of Constructing Architects features Odico and the many advantages of robotics in construction: Faster, cheaper, job creating, improvement of physical working conditions. Article in Danish.

ODICO TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE

On November 21 CEO Anders Bundsgaard will present "Automation as Part of the Design/Production Process" at the two day conference in Copenhagen on intelligent construction and also be present on Nov 22. Among conference partners are The Danish Construction Association. More info in Danish.

ODICO EXHIBITS WITH ABB AT HI 2017

Odico is pleased to announce the opening of its exhibition stand at Herning Industrial Fair in a joint effort with ABB Denmark. HI 2017 is Scandinavia's leading industry fair, and Odico is delighted to show-case its new, mobile, 18-axis robotic manufacturing platform 3MC.

FABRICATE PUBLICATIONS ARE NOW ONLINE

Odico is pleased to announce that all 3 proceedings of the industry-leading, triennal Fabricate conference can now be downloaded online for free. Odico co-founders Asbjørn Søndergaard and Jelle Feringa have as an extra-ordinary exception been selected for publication and presentation at all 3 conferences in a highly competitive process against the leading talent in the architectural and construction industry

ODICO PRESENTS AT HIGH-TECH SUMMIT 2017

Odico is pleased to announce that co-founder and Chief Development Officer Asbjørn Søndergaard will be presenting today at the High-Tech Summit, Denmarks Leading event in technology innovation.

ODICO ENTERS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH AARHUS SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Odico is pleased to announce the initiation of a new partnership with Aarhus School of Architecture. Odico and Aarhus School of Architecture has reached an development agreement involving the use of Odico's software platform for robotic programming in teaching at research at AAA.

SCIENCE MUSEUM DESIGN RECEIVES RIBA AWARD

In December 2016, Odico produced 14 High Performance Concrete Benches for Zaha Hadid Architects for the Winton Gallery of Mathematics within Science Museum London. Today, we are delighted to announce that the gallery recieved the highly acclaimed RIBA 2017 award by Royal Institute of British Architects

KICKSTARTING ENTREPENEURSHIP

Upon kind invitation from Ledernes Hovedorganisation - the central union of Danish managers - CEO Anders Petersen will present Odico and participate in an expert panel with among others parliamentary candidate and member fo the city council of Odense, Claus Houden.

BUILDING GREEN

We're delighted to announce that Building Green - Denmarks leading industry fair on construction sustainability - have invited Odico CEO Anders Petersen to present Odico and join as part of a panel of leading experts to discuss the forming of Construction Industry 4.0

10 ROBOT COMPANIES MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Danish National Television compiled a list of 10 cool examples of Danish robot companies making a difference today, including robotic hot-wire cutting by Odico

ODICO FEATURED IN SOHU

Japanese E-zine decided to create an in-depth feature article with Odico's technology, including the ground-breaking Hot-Blade Cutting concept.

THE EMERGENCE OF CONSTRUCTION ROBOTICS

Dansk Byggeri and Dansk Beton organized an industry event to discuss latest developments in construction robotics. CEO Anders Petersen gave a keynote and invited event participants at a tour at Odico

ODICO PRESENTS GROUND-BREAKING CONCEPT AT SUSTAINABLE BUILD

To an audience of 100 leading experts and building professionals from the construction industry Odico presented for the first time a ground-breaking concept for integrated design, topology optimization and robot manufacturing of material saving concrete components. This concept enables savings of up to 70% of concrete, while creating radical new design possibilities.

ODICO SELECTED AS SUSTAINABLE BUILD INNOVATOR 2017

We are delighted to announce that Odico has been selected as Sustainable Build Innovator 2017. The selection happened in sharp competition with more than 40 danish and international start-ups, and means that Odico will enter the Sustainable Build accelerator program for development of a new construction product service.

RETHINKING CLAY

Together with our partner Strøjer Tegl, Odico have developed a solution for creating unique, robotically manufactured brick tiles. Teknisk Landsforbund caught interest in the solution, here is what they thought of it.

FACTORY ON THE FLY

A Big Day Today - Odico took its working prototype of the transformative Factory on the Fly for a first tour at the Odeon Thinkers 50 Conference

ODICO PRESENTS AT BYG 2020

CEO Anders Petersen presented Odico at the Byg 2020 conference, outlining the future development in the Danish and international construction sector

ON-SITE CONSTRUCTION ROBOTICS

AEC Industry wrote a feature article on the progress robotics in construction, covering status from leading actors and experts, including Odico.

3D PRINTED SCULPTURE ON ODICO'S FORMWORK

Today, we are delighted to announce the opening of Thallus White In the City - a 3d-printed sculpture designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The sculpture was printed on robotically hot-wire cut EPS molds produced by Odico

HOW AWESOME IS THAT?

Robotic milling is used in apx. 25% of Odico's production. Our guy Mads had last Wednesday some fun maxing out, and Creative Republic dropped by for beers and shootings...

AI & ROBOT SAFETY

Is our robotic future a safe one? Danish Industry magazine F5 interviewed a panel of leading Danish experts on the topic, Odico CEO Anders Petersen conveyed his observations on AI and robotic safety

ODICO TO PRODUCE THE WORLDS FIRST ROBOTICALLY PRODUCED ICE-HOTEL

Odico have developed a new revolutionary wire-cutting technique that enables processing of most available construction materials. Danish television came by to see how this works when cutting in ice.

ODICO CO-FOUNDERS TO PRESENT AT FABRICATE 2017

Odico is delighted to announce that Odico Co-founders Asbjørn Søndergaard and Jelle Feringa have been selected as 1 of 16 presenters from a total of more than 240 project to present at the prestigous Fabricate 2017 event.

2016

OVERWHELMING REVIEW BY THE GUARDIAN

Leading British Newspaper The Guardian visited the newly inaugurated Science Museum, Winton Gallery of Mathematics, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The reviewers impression reads for itself

SCIENCE MUSEUM GALLERY OF MATHEMATICS OPENS

Odico is much delighted to announce that Zaha Hadids design for the Winton Gallery of Mathematics at the Science Museum London is now open to the public. The stunning design includes 14 unique, high-performance concrete benches robotically produced by Odico

ODICO'S ROBOTS, LIBERATING ARCHITECTS

Robotic manufacturing software opens possibilities to create free form architecture.

ODICO FORMWORK IN NY TIMES

Odico produced a number of robotically cut EPS setworks for Zaha Hadid's contribution Londons Fashion week, in the exhibition entitled " The Extraordinary Process" at the Maison Mai Non Gallery. New York Times covered the exhibition.

ODICO RECEIVES BEST PAPER AWARD AT AAG 2016

Odico is pleased to announce that its paper - Designing for Hot-Blade Cutting: Geometric Approaches for High-Speed Manufacturing of Doubly-Curved Architectural Surfaces - written jointly with the Technical University of Denmark and 3XN Architects received the Best Paper Award at the leading, biennal conference Advances in Architectural Geometry 2016 held in Zürich.

REVOLUTIONIZING TILE PRODUCTION

In just four years, Odico has cut its way into the construction business with its robotic solutions – which are now on their way to revolutionize the classical tile production at Strøjer Tegl in Assens. Old craftsmanship and young technology – coming together, to create new possibilities.

KIRK KAPITAL

The Kirk Kapital building in Vejle, designed by Olafur Eliasson, could only be realized with the aid of Odico’s technology. Their robotic cutting technologies has a huge potential, which is unmatched in the business. Coverage includes a segment of a factory visit by Frank Tobe from The Robot Report.

ODICO UNLEASHED

Coverage of Odico's utilization of car industry robotics in the construction industry, fixed to create a new world of architectural possibilities. 

ROBOTICS BUSINESS REVIEW

The advantages of our robotic technology are obvious. Today, concrete is cast in molds made from huge amounts of wood or steel, which takes ages to construct and which cannot be used again,” said Bundsgaard. “When we cut the molds in polystyrene, it literally takes no time. We can cut any shape really fast and at very low costs, plus it’s an environmentally sound option.

ODICO SETWORKS AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Odico is delighted to announce the opening of the retrospective exhibition for Zaha Hadid, at the Palazzo Francetti, Venice, curated by Zaha Hadid Architects. Odico produced robotically cut foam podiums for the exhibition section of Zaha Hadid Computation and Design Group.

BREAKTHROUGH FOR ROBOTIC CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

The molds for the project will be cut in polystyrene, but our technology also covers other materials, such as marble and ice

THE CONSTRUCTION SITE OF THE FUTURE

Robots have already revolutionized the manufacturing industry, og the development of technology has made robots cheaper and more versatile. Odico has utilized the flexibility of the robots to create a hotwire cutting technique, which enables them to create polystyrene molds for concrete. This will both revolutionize and rationalize the construction of free form architecture

2015

FIRST BRICK WALL BY 3D-TEMPLATE

On I. Vilhelm Werners square in Odense stands a newly erected wall. It bends and twist in contrast to the buildings around it

UNCANNY VALLEY - ODICO IN UNCUBE MAGAZINE

Small article on Odico in Uncube Magazine.

MINISTER HONOURS MASONRY APPRENTICES FOR APPLICATION OF ODICO'S TECHNOLOGY

Ministerial visit and honouring of apprentices, utilizing Odico's technology for their final project. 

NEW 3D TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZES MASONRY

New method for cutting unique tile proving its worth in practise.

ROBOTS LET THE ARCHITECTS BUILD

Chief Technical Officer of Odico, Jelle Feringa, explains the potential of robots in construction

ROBOTS CREATING NEW JOBS IN ODENSE

Odense Company, 1000 days anniversary, creating new jobs with their construction industry robotic technology solutions.

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING

Robots are ready to take over the Danish construction sector.

ODICO CREATES JENS GALSCHIØT STATUE FOR SPORTS GALLA

Creating the artists vision for the athlete of the year galla.

ODICO WORKS WITH BRITISH ARTIST DAVIDE QUAYOLA

Odico's robots put to work - touching on the works of Michaelangelo. 

2014

ENJOY THE VIEW

Odico working with Playscapes to create the urban landscape around Portland Towers in Copenhagen

MUNCIPALITY OF ODENSE - WORLD LEADER IN ROBOTICS

Odense stands out as a world leader in robotics, with a cluster of companies emerging in recent years

THE UGLY DUCKLING LIVE

Odico contributes with a figure of the ugly duckling for HC Andersen childrens parade. 

BLADERUNNER

Blade Runner research project (advanced geometry) in depth.

SENSORY WALL

Odico collaborating with researchers at Aalborg university on a sensory wall. 

ELITE RESEARCH GRANT FOR ODICO CO-FOUNDER

Co-founder of Odico, Asbjørn Søndergaard, was awarded an Elite Research Travel Grant from the Danish Ministry of Education

MGP STAR-FAB

Odico manufactures decorations for MGP, Song contest.

2012

ODICO RECEIVES 13 MILLION GRANT FOR REVOLUTION

Odico receives a 13 million DKK grant from "Højteknologifonden" to develop the BladeRunner project

CHEESE WIRE CUTTER

Innovative robotic solution for the construction industry being developed by Odense based Odico.

CHEESE CUTTER IN ACTION

Odico's cutting technology showcased in local news segment. 

ROBOTIC SLICER SAVES MONEY IN CONSTRUCTION

Odico behind development of advanced robotics- and software solution for construction related manufacturing.