Global Excellence introduction

The aim of Global Excellence – In Health is to promote and support skilled, internationally outstanding professional environments​

Acknowledge​​​ment and visibility

The Regional Council launched the Global Excellence – In Health award to acknowledge the many world-class hospital and university environments in the Capital Region and to increase their visibility.

The award was established in close collaboration with the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark.

Crite​ria

Applicants must excel in their performance in the research, development and implementation of innovative knowledge and technologies as well as in new courses of treatment aimed at healthcare services in Denmark.

Global Excellence – In Health is awarded based on performance in: 
  • Research and development 
  • Education 
  • Examination and treatment of patients 
  • Innovation 
  • Dissemination

24 G​​​​​lobal Excellence Winners

In 2010, ten Global Excellence – In Health awards were granted and five additional awards were announced each year in 20​​11 and 2012. In 2013 and 2014, each year two new Global Excellence winners were announced. The Global Excellence award is accompanied by a €200,000 grant.

The following professional environments have the distinction of being a '​Global Excellence – In Health' award winner:​

  • CHIP (Copenhagen HIV Programme, Centre for Health and Infectious Disease Research), Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Respiratory Section, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Oncology, Section of Radiotherapy, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • Department of Gynaecology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • Danish Dementia Research Centre (DDRC), Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Dermato-Allergology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Cardiovascular Research Center, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology of the Technical University of Denmark
  • The Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Haematology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Cardiology, The Heart Centre, Ischemic Team Unit, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • The Psychiatric Research Unit and OPUS, The Capital Region of Denmark
  • Center for Cancer Immune Therapy (CCIT), Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • Centre for Paediatric Oncology and haematopoietic Stem cell Transplantation (POST), Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
  • Centre for Diabetes Research, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • The Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen 

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