TechCircle is based in Central Denmark designed to support SMEs to innovate and develop their companies and products and is a strong alliance between stakeholders within business development, researchers, and public sectors. The aim is also to overcome the sustainability challenges and the environmental impact of their manufacturing, production, and consumption value chains. This will lead to a significant technological boost, leveraging Circular Economy approaches: use of data, data analytics, handling of big data and analysis and production of new data, to ultimately achieve economic impacts, such as more efficient processes, reduced risk, improved durability of products, new products and services, improved energy and resource efficiency, improved revenues and other.
TechCircle is a collaboration between 10 partners within the Danish business innovation eco-system. The hub is based on the strengths and focus of the Central Denmark region including, but not limited to, a focus on agriculture and the food industry, manufacturing, digital technologies etc. The Hub's aim is to promote and accelerate advanced digital capacities and technologies, ultimately contributing to the region's path to sustainability and implementing smart city and circular economy initiatives in its broadest sense.
The partners in TechCircle are:
- Business Hub Central Denmark (Erhvervshus Midtjylland)
- City of Aarhus
- Aarhus University
- The Alexandra Institute
- Force Technology
- We Build Denmark
- MADE - Manufacturing Academy of Denmark
- Food & Bio Cluster Denmark A/S
TechCircle the European Digital Innovation Hub of Central Denmark is supported by The European Union, The Danish Board of Business Development and by the involved partners.