• 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
2. Nanotechnology & engineering
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
2. Biotechnology
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Basic pharmaceutical products & pharmaceutical preparations
1. KETs
2. Industrial biotechnology
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
2. Biotechnology
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Biotechnology
1. KETs
2. Industrial biotechnology
Structural materials, nano-materials, self-healing materials, recyclable materials and materials for energy and light. part of 'Specialised manufacturing solutions' 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Nanotechnology & engineering
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Advanced production technologies and additive manufacturing. part of 'Specialised manufacturing solutions' 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
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
2. Cleaner environment & efficient energy networks (e.g. smart grids)
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
2. Road transport & related services
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
2. Other manufacturing
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
2. Smart green & integrated transport systems
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
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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
2. Other manufacturing
1. Cultural & creative industries
2. Support to link cultural & creative industries with traditional industries
Media and digitalisation of cultural heritage. sub-domain of 'Smart services' 1. Information & communication technologies (ICT)
2. Information service activities
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