Aarhus, located in the centre of Denmark, is the second most populated municipality in the country with around 350 000 inhabitants. The city was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2017 and is one of the principal economic hubs of the region. Aarhus initiated its digital transition through the collaborative platform, Smart Aarhus. 

The Smart Aarhus project brings together public and private actors including citizens, businesses and academia to use the opportunities of digitalisation across sectors. Its ambitions align with the ICC pillars such as helping to connect citizens, propose smart and sustainable mobility solutions and promote smart business opportunities. 

Aarhus aims to become future-oriented by implementing sustainable urban innovations to enable smart and sustainable growth. Its vision set on stakeholder involvement to support a digital marketplace, creating value to address social, environmental and economic challenges.  

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