East Netherlands - Overijssel (NL21)

Population per km2 - 369 (Oost NL), 342 (Overijssel)

Regional website


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

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.

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 

  2. COUCH

  3. DiaChemo 

  4. EU-CaRE 

  5. FoodE 

  6. FURTHER

  7. GLAM 

  8. HEAT-SHIELD 

  9. HOLOBALANCE 

  10. MDS-RIGHT 

  11. ONCOBIOME 

  12. PalliativeSedation 

  13. PHOCNOSIS 

  14. SmartWork 

  15. TT4CL 

  16. ULTRAPLACA 

 

EU-Interreg projects:


  1. MIND

  2. 2 Boost4Health 


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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