• Flemish Region
  • NUTS 1 : BE2
  • BE

Facts & Figures

Capital: Brussels

Size: 13,522.0 km2

Population: 6,375,575

Regional GDP: 203,552

% of the National GDP: 57.16

Regional GERD (%): 2.27

% of Unemployment: 4.5

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Contacts

S3
De Potter, Bernard

  Email: bernard.depotter@agentschapondernemen.be   Phone: 0032-25533700

Tornicourt, Tom

  Email: tom.tournicourt@ewi.vlaanderen.be   Phone: 0032-25533859

S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool

Description Capabilities Target Markets EU Priorities
Micro- and nano-electronics and embedded systems, mechatronics - part of 'Smart systems' 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Computer, electronic & optical products
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Micro-optical modules and micro-photonic systems. part of 'Smart systems' 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Computer, electronic & optical products
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Pharmaceutical applications of biotechnology, with focus on clinical trials, neuro-degenerative and infectious diseases, molecular diagnostics, and nanotechnology for medical applications. part of 'Sustainable chemistry' 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. KETs$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Agricultural and industrial applications of biotechnology and sustainable chemistry, with focus on the development of new bio based value chains, plastics, technical textiles, etc.. 'Sustainable chemistry' 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. KETs$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Structural materials, nano-materials, self-healing materials, recyclable materials and materials for energy and light. part of 'Specialised manufacturing solutions' 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Advanced production technologies and additive manufacturing. part of 'Specialised manufacturing solutions' 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. KETs
2. Advanced manufacturing systems
Smart grids. part of 'Sustainable living' 1. Energy production & distribution
2. Energy distribution
1. Energy production & distribution
2. Energy distribution
1. Digital Agenda$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Sustainable energy technologies with focus on hydrogen, wind energy and electrical vehicles. part of 'Sustainable living' 1. Energy production & distribution
2. Power generation/renewable sources
1. Transporting & storage$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Sustainable innovation
2. Sustainable energy & renewables
Cradle to cradle, waste management and sustainable production. part of 'Sustainable living' 1. Water supply, sewerage, waste management & remediation activities$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Sustainable innovation$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
'Responsible entrepreneurship and innovative work organization' 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Social innovation$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Specialised industrial value chains and logistical services for food, pharma, recycling, off shore maintenance, etc.. 'Value-added logistics' 1. Transporting & storage$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Transporting & storage$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Sustainable innovation$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
ICT research and development. part of 'Smart services' 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Digital Agenda
Personalized medical and social care. part of 'Personalized cure and care' 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Human health & social work activities$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Social innovation$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
'Healthy food and sustainable food production and processing. 'High-quality agro-food' 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Food, beverage & tobacco products
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Food, beverage & tobacco products
1. Public health & security$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Eco renovation of buildings. part of 'Sustainable living' 1. Construction$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Construction$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Sustainable innovation
2. Eco-innovations
'Industrial design and creative industries' 1. Services$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Cultural & creative industries$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Media and digitalisation of cultural heritage. sub-domain of 'Smart services' 1. Information & communication technologies (ICT)
2. Information service activities
1. Creative, cultural arts & entertainment$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. Digital Agenda$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())

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