Aττική (Attiki) (EL30)

Population per km² (2017)  989

Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Moderate +

Regional website

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School



Aττική, or the Attica Region is an administrative region of Greece, that encompasses the entire metropolitan area of Athens, the country's capital and largest city, it has a population of 3.75 million. The region aims to strengthen its capacities and develop infrastructure among local authorities, educational and research centres private SMEs and to become a leading metropolitan centre for innovation research, production and export in the wider region of Eastern Mediterranean. In order to do so, the region will utilise its competent scientific and technical human capital. In this context, the RIS3 priorities are: Sustainable economy of needs – this includes: Medicine - Health; Smart city, smart building, smart transport; Environmental technology; Energy: RES, energy saving, smart grids Agri-food; Materials - Construction.

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Specific disease related research; Prediction and prevention

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 

2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825046

The project is co-ordinated by Department Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI) of the Flemish Government.

Department Economy, Science and Innovation - Koning Albert II-laan 35 1030 Brussels, Belgium