Central Denmark

The Central Denmark EU Office (CDEU) represents the 19 municipalities of the Central Denmark region as well as the Central Denmark regional government, Aarhus University and VIA University College. Central Denmark region comprises the central part of Jutland from coast to coast and is home to Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark and European Capital of Culture 2017. Central Denmark is a very diverse region and has a special focus on innovation, healthcare, education, research, tourism, energy, environment and culture. The Central Denmark EU Office has teams and advisors dedicated to each of these areas.

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Central Denmark

Strategic R&I Projects

Everywhere International SME's

The Everywhere International SMEs (EIS) project brings together nine partners from seven regions across Europe. The EIS project aims at promoting excellence in regional business support systems for internationalising SMEs by sharing best practises.


The StratKIT project is about making the procurement of public catering services more sustainable. StratKIT brings together public authorities, catering service providers and researchers in a network to set up a toolkit & an online open knowledge platform.


ERRIN activities

Management Board members

Latest Updates

  • By Lucy Hammond

100 ERRIN member cities and regions become signatories of the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter

During the recent European Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission announced the 2nd wave of signatories to the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter, with a further 100 regions and local authorities signing. Of the now 215 signatories, a staggering 100 are associated with ERRIN member cities and regions.

  • By Central Denmark EU office

SUSTAIN-3D (Supporting SME Transformation within 3D-printing)

We have identified a certain willingness of companies to invest in additive manufacturing machinery (3D Printers) and other technologies related to this. But the companies are not gaining the expected outcomes: Machines aren't utilized to the full potential and as production grade machines are expensive the companies are hesitant to invest in the machines they need and implementation on the production- and management floor is not optimal.  This problem is identified in local company networks and best illustrated by the average deployment of already installed machinery like metal 3D-printers of below 3%. This problem needs addressing as it has the potential to slow the digital transformation of production industry. 

  • By Jesper Bracht

VIA University College seeks consortium for Erasmus+ Teacher Academies

As one of six university colleges in Denmark, VIA University College educates e.g. teachers, pre-school and early childhood learning specialists, nurses, social workers, engineers and designers and offer education programmes in 11 cities of the Central Denmark Region. VIA also has seven research and development centres including centres and programs developing and researching digital learning, sustainability and inclusion. VIA is searching for partners to build an Erasmus+ Teacher Academy.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN welcomes new network Chair and Vice-Chairs

The ERRIN Management Board has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs, who together form the Troika. New Troika will lead the Management Board in 2022-2023.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN members preparing for Cities Mission co-creation activities with MOSAIC

Last month, ERRIN’s project MOSAIC ran an open call to find cities and regions preparing for the Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities, interested in collaborating with MOSAIC on their citizen engagement activities. ERRIN is pleased to share that 14 ERRIN members are being engaged under this initiative.

  • By Central Denmark EU office

KA2 Partner Search - European Languages in a digital world

Central Denmark EU Office is searching for European partners, where we first and foremost are looking for regional authorities who are strategically supporting language learning at upper secondary schools, and who want to strengthen their collaboration with other European regions.