• Galicia
  • NUTS 2 : ES11
  • ES

Facts & Figures

Capital: Santiago de Compostela

Size: 29,574.4 km2

Population: 2,728,906

Regional GDP: 56,441

% of the National GDP: 5.38

Regional GERD (%): 0.94

% of Unemployment: 17.4

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Contacts

S3
Varela Rey, Manuel

  Email: gain@xunta.es

Morgade Saavedra, Pilar

  Email: pilar.morgade.saavedra@xunta.es

Rohrer Sobrino, Enrique

  Email: enrique.rohrer.sobrino@xunta.es

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

Description Capabilities Target Markets EU Priorities
Value enhancement of sub-products and by-products generated by production chains linked to the sea by using them as components of cosmetic products, food additives, pharmaceutical applications, and thus obtain a significant reduction of wastes and launch innovative high added value products into the market [Enhancement-Sea] 1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Fishing & aquaculture
1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Fishing & aquaculture
1. Blue growth
Development of the Galician aquaculture sector to convert the region into an international reference for generation of new products and services based on technology applied to aquaculture [Aquaculture] 1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Fishing & aquaculture
1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Fishing & aquaculture
1. Sustainable innovation
2. Resource efficiency
Diversification of the Galician energy sector to obtain significant efficiency improvement in exploiting Galician natural resources by prioritising biomass and marine energy. [Biomass and Marine Energies] 1. Energy production & distribution
2. Power generation/renewable sources
1. Energy production & distribution
2. Power generation/renewable sources
1. Sustainable innovation
2. Sustainable energy & renewables
Modernisation of the primary Galician sectors (agriculture, fisheries, livestock and forestry) towards improving sustainability and profitability efficiency indicators in farm holdings and exploitation and generation of innovative products and services [Modernisation of Primary Sectors] 1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Crop & animal production, hunting & related service activities
1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing
2. Crop & animal production, hunting & related service activities
1. Sustainable innovation
2. Resource efficiency
Modernisation of the tourism sector and of the Galician cultural industries via use of ICTs to achieve a tourism sector that is competitive at the European level and based on cultural tourism and on our natural resources [Tourism-ICT] 1. Creative, cultural arts & entertainment
2. Libraries, archives, museums & other cultural activities
1. Creative, cultural arts & entertainment
2. Libraries, archives, museums & other cultural activities
1. Cultural & creative industries
2. Support to link cultural & creative industries with traditional industries
Diversification of Galician driving sectors and their ancillary sectors by using Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) oriented towards development of new high added value processes and products that enable exploration of new markets based on hybridisation, knowledge and technology. [Diversification of Driving Sectors: Automotive and Shipbuilding] 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Motor vehicles & other transport equipments
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Motor vehicles & other transport equipments
1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Diversification of Galician driving sectors and their ancillary sectors by using Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) oriented towards development of new high added value processes and products that enable exploration of new markets based on hybridisation, knowledge and technology. [Diversification of Driving Sectors: Textile] 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Textiles, wearing apparel & leather & related products
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Textiles, wearing apparel & leather & related products
1. KETs
2. Advanced materials
Diversification of Galician driving sectors and their ancillary sectors by using Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) oriented towards development of new high added value processes and products that enable exploration of new markets based on hybridisation, knowledge and technology. [Diversification of Driving Sectors: Public Sector] 1. Public administration, security & defence
2. Public administration, justice, judicial, public order, fire service & safety acitvities
1. Public administration, security & defence
2. Public administration, justice, judicial, public order, fire service & safety acitvities
1. Digital Agenda
2. e-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, e-Participation)
Promote competitiveness of the Galician industrial sector by optimising low production processes through the Factory of the Future  and through Eco-innovation to improve efficiency and environmentally friendly behaviour in industry. [Industrial Sector Competitiveness] 1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. Manufacturing & industry
2. Other manufacturing
1. Sustainable innovation
2. Resource efficiency
Boost ICTs as the driving sector of the Galician knowledge-based economy just like in the case of other KETs [Boost Knowledge-based Economy] 1. Information & communication technologies (ICT)
2. Telecommunications
1. Information & communication technologies (ICT)
2. Telecommunications
1. KETs
2. Micro/Nano-electronics
Galicia as a lead region in Southern Europe for applying new technologies in active ageing and a healthy lifestyle, as well as in boosting self-autonomy [Active Ageing] 1. Human health & social work activities
2. Human health activities (medical services)
1. Human health & social work activities
2. Human health activities (medical services)
1. Public health & security
2. Ageing societies
Diversification of the Galician food sector to position it as an international reference in innovation and nutrition as key elements for a healthy lifestyle [Nutrition and Food] 1. Agriculture, forestry & fishing 1. Human health & social work activities 1. Public health & security
2. Food security & safety

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