Health and social care 2016

Centre for regional development, research and innovation unit

Copenhagen, Denmark




Intelligent transport, Health care technology,

The Centre for Innovation and Research (CIR) acts as a single entry to research and innovation in the Capital Region of Denmark. It provides access to a long range of virtual and physical test facilities in all areas of health innovation. Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals are designated test hospitals and all the region’s health institutions regularly open their doors for testing of products, services and processes. Building solutions, as well as other solutions for the new super-hospitals, can be tested at location.

What was tested

Various types of medico-equipment; Intelligent logistics solutions; CT scanning technologies, IT-solutions in a clinical setup; Project development, technology transfer and commercialisation at Clinical Incubators.

Testbed purpose

The main purpose is to develop a strong R&D presence in the Greater Copenhagen region related to healthcare


The test environments include Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals which regularly open doors for product, services and process innovation, as well as building solutions and other facilities.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Marketing and local economic development
  • Make public services better and more efficient

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