About Us

We deliver business consulting services to the Life Science industry to solve their problems and challenges to accelerate the delivery of innovation, new therapeutics and care for people. Part of our success comes from our teamwork and the integrity we apply every day.

Our Purpose

The speed of innovation offers endless opportunities to increase the quality of life for people and securing resilience towards diseases. As the desires for personalized medicine, combination products, digital therapeutics, and treatments for critical diseases increase, the Life Science industry face exponential growth in complexity to deliver advanced treatments in all lifecycle stages of innovation. We deliver business consulting services to the Life Science industry as a consultancy company devoted to advancing care for people. We value the interest of our clients and project progress as our highest priority so that the delivery of innovation, new therapeutics, and care for people is accelerated without compromising patient safety and compliance.

Why Us?

We are more than just a consultancy company, we are devoted to advancing care for people, and your partner in achieving lasting and effective change in your business. We tailor our support to your project needs, drawing on our diverse background, skills and experience.  We provide high-quality consulting in an agile and innovative way, while offering expert advice that adapts to the latest trends and ever-changing needs of the industry.  In addition, we understand the regulations and criticality of compliance for your success. Through us, you get a team devoted to helping you progress and make effective and long-lasting changes to support your business goals.

Leadership

Thomas Rasmussen

Dortea Engelund

Bo Bendsen

Lotta Banke

Jonas Thinggaard

Our Story

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September 2018

The Journey Begins

Devote Consulting was founded in September 2018, by Thomas Rasmussen with a mission to support you and your patient’s needs in an agile and innovative way, rather than following predetermined practices. The journey started in the Copenhagen Bio Science Park, COBIS, Denmark’s leading meeting place and coworking space for biotech and life science companies with entrepreneurial aspirations.

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October 2018

Igniting the Entrepreneurial Journey

Seeing the light in Thomas and his idea, Dortea Engelund joined Devote Consulting as Co-Founder. With a background in bio business innovation, Clinical R&D consultancy, and entrepreneurial endeavors, Dortea joined forces with Thomas to bring their shared vision to live.

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JANUARY 2019

Trusted Advisor for Clinical R&D across Europe

The life science industry welcomed Devote Consulting ways of working proven through the immediate attraction of both mid and large-sized clients from the Life Science industry along with several top 20 Pharma companies. Our team grew beyond 10 talented consultants this year, each one being part of establishing the cornerstones of the Devote culture.

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MARCH 2019

Leveraging Position as Trusted Advisor in Transformations

Ann-Charlotte Banke joined Devote to ignite our position in the areas of organization change management, large-scale transformations and project portfolio management. With a background in international clinical trial management and project management offices, she joined the Devote leadership team.

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MAY 2020

Expanding to own Office Facilty at Christianshavn

As our team rapidly grew close to 20 talented consultants, we gave gratitude to Copenhagen Bio Science Park (COBIS) and moved to our new office in the heart of Copenhagen in the beautiful building, Kanalhuset, located along the Christianshavn Canal.

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2021

Trusted Advisor for Small-Biotech acting as CIOs

Committed to advancing care for people, Devote Consulting has actively engaged in client collaboration with smaller biotech companies driven by their innovative pipelines. Through collaborative efforts wherein Devote assumes the role of IT Strategy & Operations, our clients are empowered to focus on their core competencies: researching, developing, and marketing products. Devote facilitates their digital transformations and assists in developing strategic roadmaps to guide their endeavors.

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april 2022

Opening Office in Seattle

Devote Consulting had grown beyond European borders and to continue the support of our clients and their business goals across the Atlantic, we were happy to reveal that we are expanding to the United Stated through the opening of a new Devote Consulting Office in Seattle. 

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JULY 2022

Moving Copenhagen Office to the Waterfront

While our initial intention was to remain in our quarters at Christianshavn in Kanalhuset for five years, our team in Copenhagen quickly surpassed 30 consultants. Consequently, we sought out a new office space adjacent to the Copenhagen Waterfront, situated in the heart of the city. This new location affords us a direct view of Denmark’s architectural gem, the Black Diamond, from our desks.

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AUGUST 2022

Bo Bendsen joined Devote Consulting as CEO & CFO

Bo Bendsen joined Devote Consulting as CEO & CFO. He possesses leadership competencies that align with Devote, stemming from his background in management consultancy, pharmaceutical companies, and chief information officer (CIO) positions. With the delegation of some of his responsibilities, our founder, Thomas Rasmussen, was now able to focus his energy in Devote on what he does best – maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and unique culture of Devote, and serving the clients of Devote as a devoted, customer-centric advisor and partner

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AUGUST 2022

Leveraging Position as Trusted Advisor in Digital Health & Therapeutics on a Global Scale

Devote welcomed Jonas Thinggaard, based in Copenhagen, and Brad Van Orden, based in Seattle, as leaders to build on Devote’s decades of combined experience in Digital Health and SaMD. This helped Devote expand its position as a trusted advisor in digital therapeutics on a global scale.

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january 2023

Entrepreneurial mindset intact despite reaching Mid-Sized

Since Devote was founded, our collaboration with clients and our ability to create value have stood the test of time. Upon entering the year 2023, we proudly announced that we had transitioned into the category of mid-sized companies, with our workforce surpassing 50 individuals worldwide. The entrepreneurial mindset, however, continues to thrive, and the journey for Devote had only just begun.

A certified Great Place To Work®

We are pleased to announce that we have been officially certified as a Great Place To Work® in our offices in Denmark and the USA. This recognition is highly valued as it reflects our continuous commitment to improving our work environment.

The certification reflects the collective commitment of everyone at Devote to maintaining a positive work culture, emphasizing our dedication to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and engaging environment where all employees feel valued and motivated to contribute their best.

96% of employees feel that new team members are welcomed at the workplace

We take pride in this figure as it reflects our commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment. Such a welcoming atmosphere not only enhances team cohesion but also strengthens our overall work culture, making it a place where everyone can thrive and feel valued from the very beginning.

97% believe our clients would rate our consulting service as excellent

We are immensely proud of this achievement, as it reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering top-quality service and exceeding customer expectations. This high level of customer satisfaction not only reinforces the effectiveness of our approach but also motivates us to maintain and improve our standards, ensuring we continue to create positive and memorable experiences for all our clients.

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