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DK05 - Nordjylland

Regional website

Regional Innovation Performance (2021): Strong +

Total population (2019): 589755

Population per km²: (2019) 76

Proportion population older 65 year %: 21,40%


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

Major initiatives

  1. Relapsprojektet

  2. BIC

  3. Action plan on personalised medicine

  4. Biomarker Commercialization 

  5. KASK innovation 

Digital Innovation Hub:

Membership status

  • PM region according EC

  • Baltic Sea MacroRegion

  • 1M+Genome initiative - country level observer

  • European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)

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