Midtjylland (DK04)

Population per km2 - 102

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

Policy document (RIS3): Yes - health and food

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

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

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

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