Estonia is a country on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe, it has a population of 1.3 million. The countries S3 priorities include e-health; biotechnology; ICT: industry, robotics and embedded systems; ICT: e-governance and data science; materials technologies and enhancement of resources. The country has a national strategy for health research and innovation, and a strategy for e-health.
Ministry of Social Affairs
The country is interested in collaboration in the field of validating healthcare services/devices based on personalised medicine.
Policy document (RIS3): No
Policy document PM@RIS3: No
However, the country have specified smart specialisation growth areas. These will be amended, the most recent one is: http://www.arengufond.ee/en/smart-specialization/overview/
National: e-health strategy for 2020 https://www.sm.ee/et/eesti-e-tervise-strateegia
National: Research and innovation for health. Research, Development and Innovation Strategy for the Estonian Health System 2015–2020 https://www.sm.ee/sites/default/files/content-editors/eesmargid_ja_tegevused/Tervis/strategy_research_and_innovation_for_health.pdf
National: Human Genes Act https://www.riigiteataja.ee/en/eli/508042019001/consolide
Population-based collection of samples to build a biobank with genomic data. Estonian Gene Bank https://genomics.ut.ee/et/geenivaramust
Clinical validation of genomic risk scores for prediction of cardiovascular diseases and breast cancer https://sisu.ut.ee/pmkliinilisedjuhtprojektid/avaleht
Realisation of information from genomic data to healthcare services. ERF funding for project "Realisation of personalised medicine in Estonia"
Genotyping facility https://www.ut.ee/et/kontakt/genoomika-instituut
HPC. High performance computing Computing Centre https://hpc.ut.ee/en/home/
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
1+ million genomes initiative
Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3)
EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)
Horizon 2020 funded CSA-s: IC PerMed, ERA PerMed
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