Rhône-Alpes (FR71)

The region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes is located in the centre and southeast of France, and has a population of 6.3 million. The region has a strong dynamism in various domains such as, energy, industry, research pharma and biotechnologies, agriculture or tourism. The regions' S3 priorities involve a focus on personalised healthcare for infectious and chronic diseases; this involves diagnosis, therapy, vaccine, medical technologies, health, nutrition and some target diseases (infectious diseases, cancers, other chronic diseases and ageing). There are also priorities in Smart and energy-efficient buildings, Industrial processes and eco-efficient factory, Smart mobility systems, Digital technologies and user-friendly systems, Sports, tourism and mountain infrastructure and Networks and energy storage.

Regional website

Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes


Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

Major initiatives

  1. CEPPPIA (Centre Expérimental de Prévention Prédictive Participative Individualisée en Auvergne)  http://www.legrandclermont.com/CEPPPIA-centre-prevention-predictive-participative-individualisee-auvergne

  2. Medtch4Europe  https://www.interregeurope.eu/medtech4europe/

  3. Centre Léon Berard (several projects)  anticancer center (hospital and research)  https://www.centreleonberard.fr/

  4. Centre Jean Perrin (several projects)  anticancer center (hospital and research)  https://www.cjp.fr/fr/

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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