Portugal Norte (PT11)

Portugal

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

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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