East Netherlands - Overijssel (NL21)


Overijssel is located in the eastern part of the Netherlands and consists of three regions: Kop van Overijssel in the northwest, Salland in the centre, and Twente in the east. It has a population of 1.2 million. Overijssel’s regional policy, which incorporates regional economic and innovation policy, focuses on three pillars: creating and maintaining an attractive business environment for companies; supporting a better connection between education and the labour market; and stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship.The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on increasing cost effectiveness of health care and promoting private sector implementation of innovations in nano technology by the R&D sector.

Regionale Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij Oost NL


The region is interested in collaboration on development of a European Citizenlab on prevention.

Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?

Horizon2020 projects:

  1. BIONIC - http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/219944_en.html

  2. COUCH

  3. DiaChemo - http://www.diachemo.eu/

  4. EU-CaRE - https://eu-care.org/

  5. FoodE - https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/862663


  7. GLAM - https://glam-project.eu/

  8. HEAT-SHIELD - https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/668786

  9. HOLOBALANCE - https://holobalance.eu/the-project/

  10. MDS-RIGHT - https://mds-europe.eu/right

  11. ONCOBIOME - https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/825410

  12. PalliativeSedation - https://palliativesedation.eu/

  13. PHOCNOSIS - https://phocnosis.eu/

  14. SmartWork - https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/826343

  15. TT4CL - https://tt4cl-h2020.eu/

  16. ULTRAPLACA - https://ultraplacad.eu/


EU-Interreg projects:

  1. MIND-  https://oostnl.nl/nl/mind

  2. 2 Boost4Health - https://www.boost4health.eu/

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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