The Algarve is the southernmost region of continental Portugal, with a population of 451,000. It incorporates sixteen different municipalities. The strategic vision for the region is to "Transform the Algarve in 2020 to a dynamic, inclusive and sustainable region, capable of generating more and better jobs, produce goods and services with high added value, using innovation and scientific knowledge…."
The region will focus on, amongst others, S3 priorities in the emerging sectors of health and life sciences, with a focus on addressing social needs, such as care for older people from abroad, and rehabilitation.
Policy document (RIS3): Yes
Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes
Center For Biomedical Research https://cbmrualg.pt
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
Region represented in Horizon2020;EUREKA/Eurostars/COSME
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