PL51 -Dolnośląskie

Innovation Performance Group (2019) : Moderate -

Total population (2019) 2865072

Population per km² (2017) 145

Proportion population older 65 year % 18,54%

Regional website

Lower Silesian Voivodeship Marshal Office


Lower Silesian Voivodeship is located in southwestern Poland and is one of the 16 voivodeships (provinces) into which Poland is divided. It has a population of 2.9 million. There are eleven public universities in the voivodship including the Medical University of Silesia.


The region is involved in a number of major initiatives including Regions4PerMed, CareWell, TITTAN and the CareWell Project.

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? 

Yes - We would like to implement Artificial Inteligence for personalization and analysis of data

Membership status

Member ICPerMed? no 

Mountain ? Non-mountain

Member Euregha? no 

Adriatic-Ionian MacroRegion? no

InnoStars Region? no 

Northern Sparsely Populated Area (NSPA)? no

PM region according EC? yes 

Baltic Sea MacroRegion? yes

S3MedTech region? no 

Danube MacroRegion? no

S3P4PM region? no 

Alpine MacroRegion? no

Regions4PM region? yes

S3ClusSport member? no 

Central Europe? yes

MedTech4Europe? no

Council of European BioRegions (CEBR)? no

1M+Genome initiative? countrylevel observer

European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)?  yes

Vanguard Initiative? no

ERAPerMed?  No

Policy documents


Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); ICT/genomics, health, lifestyle data(infrastructure)

Health data populations study; Genomics population study

NACE Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health  related to Research and Innovation objectives: C - Manufacturing; C.10 - Food products; J.61 -   Telecommunications

Policy objective Personalised   Medicine/Personalised Health related related to Research and Innovation objectives: D - Digital transformation; D.19 - Artificial   intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality,   visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies; D.20   - Big data, data mining, database management; D.27 - e-Health (e.g. healthy   ageing)

Policy document (RIS3): Yes 

Policy document PM@RIS3: No 

Major initiatives


  2. CareWell


  4. Continuation of CareWell Project for 1000 patients  Telemonitoring system  (No URL yet)

  5. Biobank of the Polish Center for Technology Development 

  6. Biobank of the Medical University of Wrocław 

  7. Digital Innovation Hub:

Self evaluation

General perception of the implementation level of PM in the region - Low

Rate of the need for developing and implementing PM in the region - High

Rate of the need for increasing support/funding for PM activities in the  region - High

Rate of the need for increasing the capacity of PM skills in the region - High

Rate of the genomics literacy of the citizens in the region - Low

Rate of the need for increasing interregional collaboration in PM - Very High

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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