"The principal task of The Carlsberg Laboratory shall be to develop as complete a scientific basis as possible for malting, brewing and fermenting operations." This is how J.C. Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg, originally defined the purpose of the Carlsberg Research Laboratory.

Today, Carlsberg Research Laboratory’s interdisciplinary teams with expertise in brewing science, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, bioinformatics and molecular biology work together to further perfect the art of brewing.

Carlsberg Research Laboratory is a part of Carlsberg Group and Carlsberg Foundation family.

Carlsberg Research Laboratory’s Supervisory Committee comprises:

    Professor Flemming Besenbacher, D.Sc. (Chairman)

    Professor Søren-Peter Olesen, D.M.Sc.

    Professor Lars Stemmerik, D.Sc.

    President & CEO Cees ’t Hart

    Executive Vice President Peter Ernsting

    Senior Vice President Jessica Spence (Adjunct member)