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DK04 - Midtjylland

Regional website

Innovation Performance Group (2021) : Leader –

Total population (2019): 1320678

Population per km² (2019): 104

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

Regional Strategy for Research and Innovation for Smart Specialisation (RIS3)

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

Membership status

  • Baltic Sea MacroRegion

  • 1M+Genome initiative - country level observer

  • European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)

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