Greece (EL)

General Information

  • Athens
  • 132.049 km2   (2015)
  • 10.459.782 (2022)
  • 181.674,60 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 100,00 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 12,60 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 1,45 (2021)
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S3 Priorities


Name Description
Materials, Constructions and Industry Processes, equipment & systems: transition to climate neutral industrial production; processes, equipment & systems: transition to digitized industrial production; Reconfigurable manufacturing systems & added value chains; Materials, processes, devices & production systems for the circular economy & industrial symbiosis; Materials, devices and technologies for applications in the health sector; Materials, processes and arrangements for production, transport and storage of energy; Materials and processes for sustainability of constructions in the industrial and building sectors, infrastructure and cultural heritage; Materials, coatings, surface treatment technologies; Raw materials, industrial materials packaging materials, consumer products - Production processes; Materials and applied devices for the transport, space, security & telecommunications sectors; Nanotechnology, nanoelectronics, photonics.
Transportation and Logistics Strengthening the freight transport and supply chain system in order to increase added value and competitiveness; Development of intelligent infrastructure and infrastructure systems and services; Green Transportation - Sustainability in transportation; Strengthening intermodality and autonomy in passenger and freight transport; Emerging Technologies in Transportation and Logistics – 4th Industrial Revolution; Urban Transportation: Passengers and Goods; Modern Large Freight Facilities and Storage Centers; Strategies and Tools - Training/ Retraining/ Specialisation.
Environment and Circular Economy Waste Management & prevention; soil and water health; Atmospheric pollution; Protection, the promotion and sustainable management of biodiversity; Climate change mitigation and adaptation and natural disaster response; Environmental Observatories - Ecosystem approach for sustainable development; Circular Economy/ Strategies, Business Models; Ecological Product Design for safety and sustainability; cross- sectoral actions
Sustainable Energy Energy efficiency & energy saving; Energy from RES, energy storage; Hydrogen and climate neutral fuel technologies and systems; smart networks- demand response – decentralized generation; Fossil fuels – Measures for Reducing Impact; Smart communities/cities with low energy consumption and almost zero emissions; Energy and Transportation; Energy and Agriculture/Environment. Cross-sectoral actions.
Digital Technologies Content and information management technologies; Smart networks and Services; Artificial Intelligence (AI); Interaction of men and machines; Smart digitalization of industry and manufacturing; Robotics; Systems and applications; Quantum computers and technologies; Security in a digital environment and distributed trustworthy systems for data, records and transactions.
Bio-sciences, Health and Pharmaceuticals • Development of supergeneric products, medicines with added value, chemical molecules, biomes, radiopharmaceuticals, natural pharmaceutical products. • Drug -device combination products, drug administering technologies, combined technologies in targeted therapeutic solutions. • Clinical research, reinvestigating/reprofiling known pharmaceutical molecules in new therapeutic indications or in young (indications of chronic diseases, pediatric) and geriatric populations. • Pharmaceutical products, functional foods, dietary supplements & cosmetics from natura; raw materials from indigenous Greek plants (land & sea), marine organisms and micro-organisms, utilization of the Greek biodiversity; eHealth: Systems and services for patients, citizens, and health professionals. • Development of animal models of human diseases and systemic processes within the framework of preclinical drug trials and the discovery of biomarkers. • Precision medicine: identifying, validating and exploiting new therapeutic targets, tools and biomarkers for the development of personalized diagnostics and therapeutic approaches. • Development and Clinical Validation of Innovative Medical Technology Products • Development and Clinical Validation of Innovative In-Vitro Diagnostic Products • Emerging Technologies in Health and Medicine. Cross-sectoral actions.
Agro-food value chain Primary production product improvement; Rational management of natural resources; Consumer nutrition & health; Food safety; Food industry 4.0- processing technologies; Sustainable product production; fisheries and aquaculture

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Name Description
Culture, Tourism and Creative economy Explore and foster interactions across parallel value chains (tourism, culture, creative industries), exploiting the possibilities afforded by ICTs, imaging technologies, open innovation, branding, 'experience' tourism, holistic approach to tourism and cultural heritage, experimentation with living labs (virtual or not), etc.
Materials and Construction Enhanced outward-looking competitiveness, expansion of the value chain towards new materials (nanomaterials, advanced materials, polymers, etc.), smart materials, biomedical use materials, self-repairing materials, exploration of uses of new star materials such as graphene, multi-functional materials, 'hardware'-promising materials (thermomechanical features) and 'software'-promising ones (smart, self-repairing, feedback-providing, info-processing).
Transport and logistics Emphasis will be given on completion of a national transportation and logistics system, interconnectivity with the rest of the EU, outward-looking competitiveness, collaboration across the value chain and exploitation of interlinkages with other activities, smart and logistics systems, enhanced interoperability, accessibility and territorial cohesion/connectedness, sustainable transport.
Environment and sustainability Pursue 'green' innovation and entrepreneurship, recycling, integrated waste management, climate change and environmental impact mitigation, disaster prevention and mitigation, oil spill fighting technologies, smart networks, reduction of carbon footprint, biodiversity protection, etc.
Energy and its cross-cutting implications (transport, industrial production Emphasis on renewables, efficiency enhancement technologies, cost-reduction of energy as a key input, outward-looking competitiveness, environmental impacts, smart grids, fuel cells, renewables-sourced energy storage, etc.)
Informatics and telecommunication services Focus on outward-looking competitiveness, on exploring links with horizontal, enabling technologies, and transversal applications throughout the Greek economy (e.g. energy, logistics, agrifood, environment, health, tourism and culture). Key emerging technologies and aspects will be pursued (big data, gamification, future internet structures, 5G technologies, data mgmt. and computational models, learning technologies, human-machine interaction, 'smart' transversal applications).
Health and pharmaceuticals Biomaterials, tissue engineering, functional foods and nutraceuticals, diagnostic techniques, drug-delivery mechanisms, customized medication, biosensors, bioinformatics and nanomedical applications, telemedicine.
Agrifood-nutrition Emphasis on high value-added, high nutritional quality, internationally competitive goods, modernized production systems, contributing to economic prosperity and quality-of-life. The link with health/cultural/dietary/gastronomic aspects will be pursued.

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