Lower Saxony (DE9)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Hannover
  • Region size icon 47.615 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 8.027.031 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 318.633,57 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 8,85 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 2,90 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 3,10 (2019)
Urban Data Platform

S3 Thematic Platforms

S3 Priorities


Name Description
Health and social industry Health and social industry
Energy industry Renewable energy, wind energy, fuel cells, energy storage, smart grids and energy storage via "power to gas“ processes
Agriculture and food industry Quality agriculture, animal protection, climate change, reduction of environmental impact, food technologies and bio-economy
Digital and creative economy Cloud technology, IT architecture, digital information services, travel booking systems, travel planning software, design and advertisement industry, music, artificial intelligence
New materials and manufacturing Lightweight construction, automatisation and production engineering
Maritime economy Green shipping and offshore
Mobility economy Automotives, aircraft construction, ship building, utility vehicle construction, logistics and e-Mobility

You can obtain more detail following this link: EYE@RIS3 Priorities

Digital Innovation Hubs

Technical Competences

Services Provided

Market Sectors

You can obtain more detail following this link: Digital Innovation Hubs Tool

S3 Documents

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