The only Scandinavian city in the Resilient Cities network, Vejle municipality is part of the quadruple helix cooperation Resilience Lab Denmark. Business support, SME business assessment, industry network facilitation, facilitating access to specialized support and project opportunities (digital uptake) are among the main thematic competences of Vejle municipality’s business development unit. This is followed by sector and cluster knowledge about green-tech, circular economy and digital services
Role in COM³
Vejle municipality will pilot tools to support digital uptake by SMEs in traditional sectors with a focus on food, manufacturing and tourism sectors within the innovation framework of circular economy. Vejle will be engaged as a tech branded region in COM3, focusing on its strengths in green technology and digital service.
Role in CORA
Identifying local problems and developing a responsive training concept and materials (train the trainer and train the volunteer) is an important step for Vejle in CORA. As a pilot region, Vejle tests solutions on improving digital skills of citizens and SMEs in rural areas through the demo labs concept and training courses in Vejle Libraries’ digital learning centre – DIGIzonen. In this context, Labs cover a range of activities such as demonstration, inspiration, learning, workshops and maker spaces.