Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden) (BG41)
Population per km² (2017) - 104
Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Moderate -
Yugozapaden Planning Region (Southwest Planning Region) is a planning region in Bulgaria. It is the biggest and best performing region in Bulgaria in terms of GDP and innovation. The region also has the highest intensity of R&D expenditures in the country. The region hosts almost half of the universities in the country, as well as the two biggest public R&D performers – the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Agricultural Academy.
Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities?
Yes, Horizon 2020 - Work Program 2018-2020 Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
Topics covered by policies: Population genomics initiative (cfr 1 million genomes participation); Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Specific disease related research: oncology and rare diseases; Education, training and skill development; Prediction and prevention; Value based healthcare; Public awareness, patient participation with respect to Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health
Policy document (RIS3): Yes
Policy document PM@RIS3: No
European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM)
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