About us

The Centre for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology – CP³-Origins

has been established by the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF) and opened on the 1st of September 2009 at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense.

The centre is also supported from other sources, including the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, the Lundbeck Foundation, the Villum Kann Rasmussen Foundation, the European Commission, Nordforsk, and the Danish Centre for Super Computing.

At SDU, CP3 researchers are affiliated with the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy (FKF) and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA). At FKF, CP3 is part of the Physics Section (website in Danish).


The centre is led by Professor Francesco Sannino and the administrative staff is Esben Mølgaard who is responsible for the IT.

Advisory board

To ensure the maximum Nordic and international impact we have formed an international advisory board constituted by:

The role of the board is to advertise the activities of the centre, promote its initiatives, advise on and facilitate the recruitment of the best possible scientist at CP³-Origins. Professor Blaizot will help the director in coordinating the board’s activities.