Sl - Slovenia (National level)
Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Moderate
Total population (2019) 2,080,908
Population per km² (2017) 103
Proportion population older 65 year % 19,85%
Slovenia located in central and Southeastern Europe has a population of 2 million. The Slovenian government have recognised health and medicine as key strategic areas for development within the country, in order to lead the way towards economic and social transformation.
Priority areas of focus will include translational medicine and active and healthy aging. Slovenia are involved in a number of personalised health initiatives including ERA-NET on Personalised Medicine, EuroBioBank and ELIXIR.
Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes
Regional Strategy for Research and Innovation for Smart Specialisation (RIS3)
Policy document (RIS3): Yes - Slovenia's Smart Specialisation Strategy
Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes - Translational Medicine Vertical as a part of the SRIP Health-Medicine
Slovene Genome Project
Development of algorythm for determining genetic risk factors on the primary level of health care
Center for Mendelian Genomics NGS Center for medical applications
International Roundtable on Chronic disease management - Opportunities and perspectives of personalized medicine Nov 14 2019 in Ljubljana
Digital Innovation Hubs :
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
1M+Genome initiative - member
European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)
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