BrainsBusiness is a unique platform for ICT innovation in North Denmark through the interaction of industry and university and the link to public authorities - a strong platform which does not have its equal other places in Europe.
The overall aim of BrainsBusiness is to contribute to the North Denmark ICT cluster becoming recognised as one of the most attractive and competitive ICT clusters in Europe.
The cluster consists of:
One of the characteristics of the North Denmark ICT cluster is the will and ability to cooperate across sectors. Aalborg University has repeatedly been named the university in Denmark which is best at cooperating with industry, and our companies have strong ties to each other through BrainsBusiness' member network which functions as a breeding ground for a series of topical networks and other forms of cooperation.
In October 2013, BrainsBusiness was awarded the EU Commission's Gold Label for being one of Europe's most well-run and efficient clusters. In Denmark, this was the first time a regional cluster was awarded the prestigious medal, and the first time it was awarded to an ICT cluster. This shows that BrainsBusiness has made its mark as one of the foremost cluster organisations in Europe.
In January 2016 and March 2019, BrainsBusiness passed the recertification process and was once again awarded the Gold Label for Cluster Management Excellence.