This observatory has been created as a dynamic online tool for regional policymakers, funders and other key stakeholders to share relevant information on their policies, projects and innovation activities related to personalised medicine.

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AT21 - Kärnten

Kärnten (Carinthia) is the southernmost Austrian state with a population of 557,773. The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on control technology and module switching technology, information and communication technology...

BE1 -Brussels Region

The region has a population of 1.2 million. In terms of health, the region's strengths lie in its large hospital-hospital hub and the high concentration of people with varied socio-cultural profiles...

BE2 - Vlaams Gewest / Flanders Region

Flanders has showcased as a region with great potential in the pharmaceutical market. The region is characterised by exceptionally rapid approval times for clinical trials and puts heavy emphasis... 

BE3 - Wallonie / Walloon Region

Walloon is a region of Southern Belgium. The regions’ S3 priorities in Health and Well being include: Health biotechnology and medical technologies Biomarkers, Diagnostics in vitro and in vivo, innovative tools and equipment, medication administration systems...

BG41 - Bulgaria Югозападен (Yugozapaden)

Yugozapaden Planning Region (Southwest Planning Region) is a planning region in Bulgaria. It is the biggest and best performing region in Bulgaria in terms of GDP and innovation...

CZ04 - Severozápad /Northwest Region

Severozápad (Northwest) includes the Karlovy Vary Region and Ústí nad Labem Region.

DE - Germany (National level)

Germany is located in Central and Western Europe and has a population of 80 million. The country’s S3 priorities include, digital economy and society: Intelligent mobility: Sustainable economy and energy...

DE1 - Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine.  The regions' S3 priorities in Health include: Health Medical technology: application of health care....

DE3 - Berlin

The State of Berlin and its neighbour Brandenburg launched their Joint Innovation Strategy...

DED - Free State of Saxony / Freistaat Sachsen

The Free State of Saxony is a landlocked state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland and the Czech Republic. The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on ICT...

DEG - Thuringia

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...

DK01 - Hovedstaden / Capital Region of Denmark

The Capital Region of Denmark is the easternmost administrative region of Denmark with a population of 1.8 million. The vision for personal medicine in Eastern Denmark is to improve the quality of citizens' treatment through the implementation of personalized medicine in patient care in Eastern Denmark and to establish the best framework for the ...

DK04 - Midtjylland

Midtjylland, also known as Central Denmark Region is an administrative region of Denmark with a population of 1.2 million. The region has a thriving business community with specific strengths within sustainable energy production...

DK05 - Nordjylland

The Region of Central Denmark had a population of 1.3 million. The Central Region in Denmark defines itself as a globally competitive region and among the best in Europe...

EE - Estonia (National level)

The countries S3 priorities include e-health; biotechnology; ICT: industry, robotics and embedded systems; ICT: e-governance and data science; materials technologies and enhancement of resources...

EL30 - Aττική (Attiki)

Aττική, or the Attica Region is an administrative region of Greece, that encompasses the entire metropolitan area of Athens, the country's capital and largest city, it has a population of 3.75 million. The region aims to strengthen its capacities and...

ES22 - Comunidad Foral de Navarra

Navarre is an autonomous community and province in northern Spain with a population of 647,000. The regions' S3 priorities include a focus on public health and security and public health and well-being...

ES43 - Extremadura

The strategic activities of the region include a focus on socio-health care and those aimed at the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Thus, tele-medicine, tele-care, or the development of applications for care and assistance in the home...

ES51 - Cataluña

The North-Eastern region of Cataluña is one of Spain’s most prosperous. It has population of 7.3 million. With strong government backing, the region is now focused on developing its capabilities in personalised medicine and the use of big data...

FRF - Grand Est

Alsace is a region in eastern France with a population of 1.9 million. The regions' S3 priorities in Health and Well-being include:  e-health (prevention, autodiagnostic, tele-consultation and remote monitoring)...

FRK - Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

The region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes is located in the centre and southeast of France, and has a population of 6.3 million. The region has a strong dynamism in various domains such as, energy, industry, research pharma and biotechnologies...

Fl19 - Länsi-Suomi

The region hosts top national expertise in life sciences and health technologies. The focus is especially in research and business operation in pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries, as well as functional food and materials technology...

Fl1C - Etelä-Suomi

Etelä-Suomi is the most populous region of Finland, it also has the highest economic and innovation activity. The region has a strong  base supported by a strong national policy in co-ordination...

Fl1D - Pohjois-Pohjanmaa

Northern Ostrobothnia / Pohjois-Pohjanmaa is a region of Finland with a population of 400,000. The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on clean technologies, including energy; mining, steel...

IE - Eire / Ireland (National level)

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It has a population of 4.5 million. Ireland's RIS3 priorities include a focus on Connected Health & Independent Living...

ITG1 - Sicilia/Sicily

Sicily is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and  one of 20 regions of Italy. It is one of the five autonomous Italian regions and is referred to as Regione Siciliana.

ITH2 - Provincia Autonoma di Trento

Trentino, officially the Autonomous Province of Trento, is an autonomous province of Italy, in the country's far north with a population of 500, 000 people. The regions’ S3 priorities include a focus on technologies...

ITH5 -Emilia Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is a region in the northeast of Italy comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna, it has a population of 4.5 million. It is home to the University of Bologna, which was founded in 1088 and is the oldest university in the world...

ITI3 - Marche

Marche is one of twenty regions in Italy, located in the central area of the country. It has a population of 1.6 million. The region has four universities: Polytechnic University of the March, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, University of Macerata...

JE - Jersey

Jersey is a British Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France with a population of 106,800. Jersey has an interest in solutions to the global challenges of an ageing western demographic...

LT - Lithuania

Lithuania is a country In the Baltic region of Europe with a population of 3 million. The country's S3 priorities Include a focus on molecular technologies for medicine and biopharmaceutics...

LU - Luxembourg (National level)

Although Luxembourg has a relatively young population, it is ageing rapidly due to steadily increasing life expectancy. Most life expectancy gains have been achieved after the age of 65 but many years in old age are lived with chronic...

MT - Malta (National level)

The country's S3 priorities in the area of health have a focus on healthy living and active ageing, and e-health. In Malta the life sciences sector has a wide ranging presence in the Maltese economy, with well established operations in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and medical devices...

NL2 - NL21 - East Netherlands - Overijssel

Overijssel is located in the eastern part of the Netherlands and consists of three regions: Kop van Overijssel in the northwest, Salland in the centre, and Twente in the east. It has a population of 1.2 million. Overijssel’s regional policy, which incorporates regional economic and innovation policy...

NL41 - Noord-Brabant

Together with the Provinces Zeeland and Limburg, Noord Brabant has a Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation for South-Netherland (RIS3). The RIS3 South Netherlands aims to further develop the region of South Netherlands into a top innovative economic region...

NO - Norway (National level)

As well as being involved in a number of major Initiatives around personalised medicine, Norway has a national strategy for personalised medicine within the health service. The strategy will contribute to development and implementation in the health service in the period 2017-2021...

PL22 - Śląskie

Śląskie (Upper Silesia) is located in the southern part of Poland. The voivodship (from the south) bordering the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The regions’ S3 priorities include...

PL41 - Wielkopolskie / Greater Poland Voivodeship

Greater Poland Voivodeship is second in area and third in population among Poland's sixteen voivodeships. 

PL51 -Dolnośląskie

Lower Silesian Voivodeship is located in southwestern Poland and is one of the 16 voivodeships (provinces) into which Poland is divided. It has a population of 2.9 million...

PL71 - Lódzkie

Lódzkie, or Łódź Voivodeship is a province in central Poland with a population of 2.5 million. The regions' S3 priorities in the field of medicine and pharmaceuticals include a focus on personalised medicine...

PL81 - Lubelskie

Lublin Voivodeship, or Lublin region is a voivodeship, or region, located in southeastern Poland with a population of 2.2 million. The regions' S3 priorities in the field of medicine and health Include the use of biotechnology...

PL84 - Podlaskie

The Podlaskie region is located in the north-east of Poland and has a population of 1.2 million. The leading scientific institutions in the region are the University of Bialystok, the Bialystok University of Technology...

PL92 - Mazowieckie

The Mazovian Voivodeship or Mazovia Province is the largest and most populous of the 16 Polish provinces, or voivodeships, with a population of 5.3 million...

PT11 - Norte

Norte or Northern Portugal is the most populous region in Portugal, ahead of Lisboa, with a population of 3.7 million. Portugal has a vibrant and innovative research and development ecosystem and a high quality health care system...

PT15 - Algarve

The Algarve is the southernmost region of continental Portugal, with a population of 451,000.  It incorporates sixteen different municipalities...

PT16 - Centro

Centro, or Central Portugal has a population of 2.3 million. The region has three public universities: the University of Coimbra, the Aveiro University...

PT30 - Região Autónoma da Madeira

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...

RO11 - Nord-Vest

The North-West Regional Development Agency is a public utility non-profit organization functioning in base of the public Romanian Law on Regional Development in the NUTS II area covering 6 counties from Northern Transylvania...

RO12 - Centru

Centru is a development region in Romania with a population of 2.3 million. The regions’ S3 priorities include, amongst others, a focus on medicine and pharmaceuticals including personalized medicine...

RO21 - Nord-Est / North East

The Nord-Est region covers the north-eastern area of Romania, consisting of 6 counties (Suceava, Neamţ, Bacău, Vaslui, Iaşi and Botoşani). It has a population of 3.2 million...

RO32 - Bucureşti - Ilfov

The București region is a  development region in Romania.  It encompasses the national capital, Bucharest, as well as the surrounding Ilfov County.  The regions' main function is to co-ordinate regional development...

Rhône-Alpes (FR71) – Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes (FRK)

The region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes is located in the centre and southeast of France, and has a population of 6.3 million. The region has a strong dynamism in various domains such as, energy, industry, research pharma and biotechnologies, agriculture...

SE22 - Sydsverige

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...

SK04 - Východné Slovensko

The Eastern Slovakia Region is located in the east of Slovakia and consists of two NUTS III self-governing regions: the Košice Region and the Prešov Region, it has a population of 1,623,043 (Eurostat, 2019)...

Sl - Slovenia (National level)

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...

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