Denmark Hovedstaden (DK01)

Population per km2 - 745

Innovation Performance Group (2019) : Leader +

The Capital Region of Denmark is the easternmost administrative region of Denmark with a population of 1.8 million. The vision for personalized medicine in Eastern Denmark is to improve the quality of citizens' treatment through the implementation of personalized medicine in patient care in Eastern Denmark and to establish the best framework for the further research and development of personalized medicine.


With this in mind the Capital Region, the Zealand Region, the University of Copenhagen SUND and the Technical University of Denmark have joined forces to establish an infrastructure consisting of three common centresData Center East,  Biobank Center East and Genome Center East.

Policy documents


  1. Regional (national) level: Personalized Medicine in Eastern Denmark 

  2. National level: Danish National Genome Center 

Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Specific disease related research; Prediction and prevention; ICT/genomics, health, lifestyle data(infrastructure); Genetic counselling; Public awareness, patient participation with respect to Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

Major initiatives


  1. iPSYCH


  3. Personalized Medicine in Eastern Denmark  Genome, data and biobank

  4. S3P4PM

  5. Medtch4Europe

  6. Biomarker Research and E-health Advancements To Help Everyone 

  7. Business acceleration support and training bridging innovative SMEs and health care organisations to strengthen BSR health economy 

  8. Health and welfare development in the Oresund Region II - Development of a public health observatory for users at a regional and local level in the Oresund Region

  9. Healthy welcoming - Educational project within tourism

  10. Reinforcement of animal health and disease control

  11. Nordic Database for Rare Diseases

  12. Digital Innovation Hub

Image attribution

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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