NL2 - NL21 - East Netherlands - Overijssel

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 


  7. GLAM 



  10. MDS-RIGHT 


  12. PalliativeSedation 


  14. SmartWork 

  15. TT4CL 



EU-Interreg projects:

  1. MIND

  2. 2 Boost4Health 


European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN)

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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