Nordjylland (DK05)

Population per km2 - 76

Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Strong +

The Region of Central Denmark had a population of 1.3 million. The Central Region in Denmark defines itself as a globally competitive region and among the best in Europe. The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on: Tourism and experience economies; Construction industry; Energy: Food; Health and life science; Intelligent transport; Maritime sector.

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? No

Policy documents

  1. National National strategi for Personlig Medicin 2017-2020 

  2. Regional Handlingsplan for personlig medicin 

Topics covered by policies : Population genomics initiative (cfr 1 million genomes participation); Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); ICT/genomics, health, lifestyle data (infrastructure); Genetic counselling; Public awareness, patient participation with respect to Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health

Policy document (RIS3): No

Policy document PM@RIS3: No

Major initiatives

  1. Relapsprojektet

  2. BIC

  3. Action plan on personalised medicine

  4. Biomarker Commercialization 

  5. KASK innovation 

  6. Digital Innovation Hub:


Committee of the Regions: CoR Interregional Group on Health @ Wellbeing

European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN)

Council of European Bioregions (CEBR)

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