• 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

Priority Name Description
Diversification of Galician driving sectors 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]
Value enhancement of sea-related sub-products 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]
Development of the aquaculture sector 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]
Biomass and Marine energy 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]
Industrial Modernisation Modernisation of 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]
Tourism Diversification 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]
Innovation in public administration Innovation in public administration 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]
Diversification of automotive, naval and textile sectors Diversification of the 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]
Industrial processes and eco-innovation 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]
ICT and knowledge based economy Boosting ICT as driving sector of the Galician knowledge-based economy just like in the case of other KETs [Boost Knowledge-based Economy]
Active ageing Galicia as 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]
Food and nutrition Diversification of food sector to position it as an international reference in innovation and nutrition as key elements for a healthy lifestyle [Nutrition and Food]

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RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Galicia - Final document in English (2014)

 

S3 Process:

17th Peer Review Workshop in Baiona (Vigo, Spain)
Galicia┬┤s presentation
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