• Walloon Region
  • NUTS 1 : BE3
  • BE

Facts & Figures

Capital: Namur

Size: 16,903.0 km2

Population: 3,603,439

Regional GDP: 93,551

% of the National GDP: 23.40

Regional GERD (%): 2.91

% of Unemployment: 11.8

S3 related Region's Website


Hennart, Florence

  Email: florence.hennart@spw.wallonie.be

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

Description Capabilities Target Markets EU Priorities
Mechanical engineering - Innovative functional systems (machines, industrial or consumer equipments, as well as processes). Comprehensive forming technologies and additive manufacturing , Microtechnologies and mechatronics, Intelligent maintenance, metal recycling 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Machinery & equipment n.e.c.
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. KETs
2. Advanced manufacturing systems
Health & well being - Health biotechnology and medical technologies Biomarkers, Diagnostics in vitro and in vivo, innovative tools and equipment, medication administration systems, innovative therapies (cell therapy, protontherapy), IT applied to human health, medical equipment, drug discovery, innovative processes and organizational innovations 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Biotechnology
1. Human health & social work activities
2. Human health activities (medical services)
1. KETs
2. Industrial biotechnology
Sustainable materials and Materials and surface of the future (Multifunctional coatings, Biomimicry, Production / Energy Storage, Recycling, Superconductivity), Nanotechnology, Plasturgy (polymers, engineering plastics, elastomers and rubbers, foamed products, composites, technical textiles) 1. Manufacturing & industry$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid1_2()) 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Sustainable chemistry - Green Chemistry and bio-based economy, Renewable (bio-sourced) or recycled raw materials, Environmental technologies, new products and systems applied to energy management, sustainable energy and energy efficiency, effluent treatment, re-use or recycling and sustainable building 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Chemicals & chemical products
1. Manufacturing & industry 1. Sustainable innovation
2. Eco-innovations
Sustainable Transport, Logistics and mobility - Multimodality, sustainable logistics, supply chain security, internal logistics and management of industrial processes 1. Transporting & storage 1. Manufacturing & industry 1. Sustainable innovation$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Digital technologies and Industry 4.0 - Smart mobility, e-health, green technologies, Internet of things, serious games, big data, open data, transmedia, 3D stereoscopic imaging, serious games, digital media, Internet and mobile content, scanning and digital archiving, motion recognition 1. Information & communication technologies (ICT)
2. Computer programming, consultancy & related activities
1. Manufacturing & industry 1. Digital Agenda
Creative Economy - Creative Wallonia Plan and Wallonia European Creative District 1. Services 1. Creative, cultural arts & entertainment 1. Cultural & creative industries$policyService.getCategory3DescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid3_2())
Aeronautics & space - Composite and metallic materials, embedded systems, space applications and systems, modeling and simulation 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Motor vehicles & other transport equipments
1. Transporting & storage$categoryService.getCategoryDescForSearchContainer($regInfo.getCategoryid2_2()) 1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Agro-Industry - the focus is put on the following strategic axes, health (food and nutritional quality), industrial efficiency, connected food, packaging, sustainable agro-industry 1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Crop & animal production, hunting & related service activities
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Food, beverage & tobacco products
1. Public health & security