Slovenia (National level) (Sl)

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.

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes

Policy documents


  1. National level:

    Slovenia’s Smart Specialisation Strategy


  2. National level:

    Slovenian SRIPs in details


  3. SRIP Health - Medicine


Major initiatives


  1. ERA-NET on Personalised Medicine


  2. EkoSmart


  3. EuroBioBank 

  4. EATRIS  European Advanced Translational Research Infrastructure in Medicine


  5. ELIXIR  The European Life - Science Infrastructure for Biological Information 


  6. BBMRI  Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure


  7. EURO-BIOIMAGING  European Research Infrastructure for Imaging Technologies in Biological and Biomedical Sciences


  8. ISBE  Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe 


  9. Slovene Genome Project   

  10. Development of algorythm for determining genetic risk factors on the primary level of health care   

  11. SIGN   

  12. Center for Mendelian Genomics  NGS Center for medical applications   

  13. CoNSENSo Interreg Alpine Space project 

  14. Slovenian Innovation Hub 

  15. International Roundtable on Chronic disease management - Opportunities and perspectives of personalized medicine Nov 14 2019 in Ljubljana 


Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?




  3. EIT Health Hub, Slovenia

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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