Eye@RIS3: Innovation Priorities in Europe Eye@RIS3: Innovation Priorities in Europe

Eye@RIS3 visualises public investment priorities for innovation across Europe. It enables public managers and stakeholders to position their territory in comparison to other territories and to find potential partners for collaboration. Inside the EU, priorities are linked to the use of the European Regional and Development Funds (ERDF). Data are based on the information found in Smart Specialisation Strategies and related strategic frameworks.  Outside the EU, they depict R&I priorities reported in various government strategy documents.

To allow for easy comparisons with established classifications, priorities are classified using the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE rev. 2) and the Nomenclature for the Analysis and Comparison of Scientific Programmes and Budgets (NABS 2007).


Last updates: The tool has been fully upgraded in September 2018. Data are continuously updated based on inputs from European regional and national authorities and their stakeholders (also called the "entrepreneurial discovery process" in the literature on smart specialisation).

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EU Countries with Encoded S3 Priorities
EU Regions with Encoded S3 Priorities
Non-EU Countries with Encoded R&I Priorities
Non-EU Regions with Encoded R&I Priorities
Name [NUTS ID] Description Economic Domains Scientific Domains Policy Objectives Source Date of Source
Bulgaria [BG] Mechatronics and clean technologies sectors
Clean technologies and new solutions for s...
C - Manufacturing
   C.28 - Machinery and equipment n.e.c.
J - Information and communication technologies
06 - Industrial production and technology
   06.59 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
12 - General advancement of knowledge
   12.104 - Mathematics, computer and information sciences
E - KETs
   E.37 - Advanced manufacturing systems
J - Sustainable innovation
   J.63 - Eco-innovations
Final RIS3 Document Jun - 2017
Bulgaria [BG] New technologies in creative and re-creative industries
Computer and mobile applications and games...
J - Information and communication technologies
   J.58 - Publishing activities
   J.59 - Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities
10 - Culture, recreation, religion and mass media
   10.84 - Broadcasting and publishing services
   10.85 - Cultural services
C - Cultural & creative industries
   C.16 - Development of regional cultural & creative industries
   C.17 - Support to link cultural & creative industries with traditional industries
Final RIS3 Document Jun - 2017
Bulgaria [BG] Healthy life and biotechnology industries
Improved high productive technologies for ...
M - Professional, scientific and technical activities
   M.72 - Scientific research and development
   M.74 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities
07 - Health
   07.65 - Health promotion
   07.66 - Monitoring the health situation
E - KETs
   E.39 - Industrial biotechnology
   E.41 - Nanotechnology
Final RIS3 Document Jun - 2017
Bulgaria [BG] Informatics and ICT
New and hybrid applications (including 3D ...
J - Information and communication technologies
   J.60 - Programming and broadcasting activities
   J.61 - Telecommunications
04 - Transport, telecommunication and other infrastructures
   04.27 - Telecommunication systems
10 - Culture, recreation, religion and mass media
D - Digital transformation
   D.25 - E-Commerce & SMEs online
   D.26 - e-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, open data & sharing of public sector information)
Final RIS3 Document Jun - 2017