Sydsverige (SE22)

The conditions for innovation in Sydsverige are good. There are several strong universities, e.g. Lund University, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Malmö University, Kristianstad University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. There is also a diversified business environment, with several established clusters - life sciences, information and communication technologies (ICT) and food - occupying a key role. The regions' S3 priorities in Life science and health will focus on the development of new life science products, services, e-health, business models and system solutions for preventive health measures. In Technology the focus will be supporting  the development of Skåne´s strong tech industry, which have industrial leadership in artificial intelligence, Internet of things, 5G, connectivity, image recognition, big data and gaming, but also a strong Creative media industry, which is essential for digital transformation.

Regional website

Region Skåne

utveckling.skane.se

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy documents

 

  1. Regional:  Region Skånes Life Science Strategy  https://utveckling.skane.se/siteassets/publikationer_dokument/lifescience_beslut-och-rapport.pdf 

  2. Regional:  An International Innovation strategy for Skåne 2012-2020  https://utveckling.skane.se/siteassets/naringsliv/dokument/innovationssystem/IIFS-eng 

  3. Regional: E-Health strategy for Region Skåne  https://www.skane.se/globalassets/styrandedokument/ehalsostrategi-rs-2016_2020.pdf 

Major initiatives

 

  1. Genomic M 

  2. Biobank Sverige South  Biobank  http://www.rbcsyd.se/

  3. GMC Syd (Genomic Medicine Center South)  genome sequencing infrastructure  https://genomicmedicine.se/gmc-syd/

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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