Região Autónoma da Madeira (PT30)

Population per km² (2017) 319 

Regional Innovation Performance (2019)  Moderate

Madeira (regional capital: Funchal) is an archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, with a population of 255,000. The following strategic priority areas have been selected in Madeira's RIS3 framework: Tourism; Sea technologies and resources; Health and wellness; Agro-food quality; Sustainability and infrastructure asset management; Bio-sustainability; Energy, mobility and climate change; Information and communication technologies (ICT).

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

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes - Health and well-being - Ageing, genetic and infectious diseases, oncology

Image attribution

By NuclearVacuum - File:EU-Portugal with islands circled.svg, CC BY-SA 3.0,


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