“Smart specialization means discovering the unique characteristics and means of each country and region, identifying their comparative competitive advantages, and pooling local actors and resources around a vision for their future, driven by excellence and extraversion.”
The Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialization (RIS3) is a place – based economic transformation agenda, tailored to the specificities of each region, which:
A key process for prioritizing a strategic research and innovation strategy for smart specialization and therefore an essential element for its successful planning is the entrepreneurial discovery process.
In this context, the Regional Authority has been working to develop the RIS3 strategy, with the aim of identifying current and future activities and social needs and developing innovative solutions to meet these needs using local knowledge, offering better and new services and products, creating new jobs, increasing competitiveness, networks and tools and extroversion.
The 4 diagnosed priority areas of the RIS3 strategy are the following:
The following areas, technologies, sciences are supporting the above sectors: