DK04 - Midtjylland

Innovation Performance Group (2019) : Leader –

Total population (2019) 1320678

Population per km² (2017) 102

Proportion population older 65 year % 19,01%

Innovation Performance group (2019) Leader -


Midtjylland, also known as Central Denmark Region is an administrative region of Denmark with a population of 1.2 million. The region has a thriving business community with specific strengths within sustainable energy production, processing of foodstuffs, information technology and advanced manufacturing industry. In the health field the region will connect the need for health innovation with research, and make it easier for enterprises to cooperate with the health service on the development of new solutions and services which can both reach the global market and streamline the Danish health care system.

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes

Membership status

Member ICPerMed? no 

Mountain ? Non-mountain

Member Euregha? no 

Adriatic-Ionian MacroRegion? no

InnoStars Region? no 

Northern Sparsely Populated Area (NSPA)? no

PM region according EC? no 

Baltic Sea MacroRegion? yes

S3MedTech region? no 

Danube MacroRegion? no

S3P4PM region? no 

Alpine MacroRegion? no

Regions4PM region? no

ERAPerMed  no Central Europe? no

MedTech4Europe? no

Council of European BioRegions (CEBR)? no

1M+Genome initiative? country level observer

European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)?  yes

Vanguard Initiative? no

S3ClusSport member? no

Policy douments

National Strategy for Personalised Medicine 2017-2020 

Topics covered by policies : Population genomics initiative (cfr 1 million genomes participation); Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.)

Health data populations study

Policy document (RIS3): Yes - health and food

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

Major initiatives

  1. Tværspor

  2. Digital Innovation Hubs :

Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?

Region represented in : Horizon2020;Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3);EUREKA/Eurostars/COSME

Self evaluation

General perception of the implementation level of PM in the region - High

Rate of the need for developing and implementing PM in the region  - High

Rate of the need for increasing support/funding for PM activities in the  region - Very High

Rate of the need for increasing the capacity of PM skills in the region - High

Rate of the genomics literacy of the citizens in the region - Medium

Rate of the need for increasing interregional collaboration in PM - Very High

Image attribution

By TUBS - Own workThis W3C-unspecified vector image was created with Adobe Illustrator.This file was uploaded with Commonist.• based on File:Denmark location map.svg by NordNordWest, CC BY-SA 3.0,

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 

2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825046

The project is co-ordinated by Department Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI) of the Flemish Government.

Department Economy, Science and Innovation - Koning Albert II-laan 35 1030 Brussels, Belgium