Portugal Norte (PT11)
Norte or Northern Portugal is the most populous region in Portugal, ahead of Lisboa, with a population of 3.7 million. Portugal has a vibrant and innovative research and development ecosystem and a high quality health care system.
Under the auspices of the Health Cluster Portugal (HCP), the Portuguese "Health ecosystem" is developing innovative projects in areas which include active and healthy ageing, translational and clinical research, ambient assisted living, eHealth, and health tourism. Particular strategic areas of interest include preventative, personalised and participatory medicine (diseases - neurodegenerative, cancer, cardiovascular, degenerative osteoarticular, inflammatory, infectious, metabolic).
Within Portugal universities, R&D institutions, hospitals and companies are all working in collaboration in the development of new solutions for improving human health.
Policy document (RIS3): Yes
Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes
Thematic Agenda for Research and Innovation on Health, Clinical and Translational Research
Strategy for Research and Innovation for Smart Specialisation
National level: Basic Law of Health
The Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine
Project SIRNAC - Novel siRNA Therapies Against Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
CHUSJ - Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, inical Academic Center
CHUP - Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, inical Academic Center
2CA-Braga - Clinical Academic Center – BragaClinical Academic Center
IPO-Porto Onology Hospital
i3S esearch Institute
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
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