DEG - Thuringia
Regional Innovation Performance (2021): Strong Innovator -
Total population (2019): 2,143,145
Population per km² (2019): 132
Proportion population older 65 year %: 25,72%
The region's RIS3 strategy highlights a number of fields of specialisation, one of which is healthy life and health industry. This Includes medical technology, pharmaceuticals, healthy ageing, nutrition industry, analytics, diagnostics and research on infections, biotechnology and biophotonics.
Other priorities are industrial production and systems; sustainable energy and resource use; sustainable and smart mobility and logistics; ICT and innovative services close to production, and wild cards which includes: adaptive signal analysis and neuroinformatics, textile technologies, fabLabs, internet of things and smart home.
Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities?
Yes - especially in the field of biophotonic, biobank, KI, assisted Living (ehealth), infection
Regional: Thuringian digital strategy
Regional: RIS3 Thuringia
Regional Strategy for Research and Innovation for Smart Specialisation (RIS3)
Digital Innovation Hubs:
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
PM region according EC
1M+Genome initiative - country level member
European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)