Population per km² (2017) 134
Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Strong
Thuringian ClusterManagement (ThCM)
The Free State of Thuringia is a German federal state, bordered by Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Lower Saxony, Hesse and Bavaria. Thuringia was home to 2.16m inhabitants in 2018.
In the region, the RIS3 strategy highlights a number of fields of specialisation, one of which is healthy life and health industry. This Includes medical technology, pharmaceuticals, healthy ageing, nutrition industry, analytics, diagnostics and research on infections, biotechnology and biophotonics.
Other priorities are industrial production and systems; sustainable energy and resource use; sustainable and smart mobility and logistics; ICT and innovative services close to production, and wild cards which includes: adaptive signal analysis and neuroinformatics, textile technologies, fabLabs, internet of things and smart home.
Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities?
Yes - especially in the field of biophotonic, biobank, KI, assisted Living (ehealth), infection
Regional: Thuringian digital strategy
Regional: RIS3 Thuringia
Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.)
Digital Innovation Hubs:
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?