DE1 - Baden-Württemberg


Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine.  The regions' S3 priorities in Health include: Health Medical technology: application of health care procedures in acute care, rehab and cures, as well as research into new frontiers, such as neurology or bionics. There is also a focus on Sustainable mobility concepts; ICT, green IT and intelligent products and, Environmental technologies, renewable energies and & resource efficiency.

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

support measurements/activities especially for SMEs is needed

Innovation Performance Group (2019) : Leader

Total population (2019) 11069533

Population per km² (2017) 311

Proportion population older 65 year % 20,17%

Member ICPerMed? yes 

Mountain ? mix of mountain and non-mountain regions

Member Euregha? no 

Adriatic-Ionian MacroRegion? no

InnoStars Region? no 

Northern Sparsely Populated Area (NSPA)? no

PM region according EC? no 

Baltic Sea MacroRegion? no

S3MedTech region? yes 

Danube MacroRegion? yes

S3P4PM region? no Alpine MacroRegion? yes

Regions4PM region? yes

MedTech4Europe? yes 

Central Europe? yes

S3ClusSport member?  no

Council of European BioRegions (CEBR)? yes

1M+Genome initiative? country level member

European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)? no

Vanguard Initiative? yes

ERAPerMed? no

Policy documents

  1. Regional Forum Gesundheitsstandort BW

  2. National Health innovation hub

Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Prediction and prevention; ICT/genomics, health, lifestyle data(infrastructure); Electronic and mobile health solutions

National Reimbursement of e- and mobile health applications activities

NACE Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health related to Research and Innovation objectives: J.61 - Telecommunications; J.62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities; Q.86 - Human health activities; M.72 - Scientific research and development

Scientific domain NABS Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health related to Research and Innovation: NABS07 - Health 

Policy objective Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health related related to Research and Innovation objectives: D - Digital transformation; D.19 - Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies; D.20   - Big data, data mining, database management; D.27 - e-Health (e.g. healthy   ageing)

RIS3 ? Yes

PM@RIS3? Yes

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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