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PT30 - Região Autónoma da Madeira

Regional website

Regional Innovation Performance (2021) Emerging +

Population per km² (2019) 318

Proportion population older 65 year % 16,66%


Madeira (regional capital: Funchal) is an archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, with a population of 255,000. The following strategic priority areas have been selected in Madeira's RIS3 framework: Tourism; Sea technologies and resources; Health and wellness; Agro-food quality; Sustainability and infrastructure asset management; Bio-sustainability; Energy, mobility and climate change; Information and communication technologies (ICT).

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes

Regional Strategy for Research and Innovation for Smart Specialisation (RIS3)


  • Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes - Health and well-being - Ageing, genetic and infectious diseases, oncology

Membership status

1M+Genome initiative? country level member

Image attribution - By NuclearVacuum - File:EU-Portugal with islands circled.svg, CC BY-SA 3.0,

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