Epirus (EL21)

General Information

  • Ioannina
  • 9,203.0 km2
  • 336,856
  • 4,242
  • % of the National GDP -
  • % of Unemployment 23.8
  • Regional GERD (%) 0.78
Urban Data Platform

S3 Priorities

Name Description
Tourism - ""Experience seeking/packaging"" / Medical and well-being tourism 'Experience-seeking/packaging' - tourism 'Experience-seeking/packaging' - tourism, culture, and creative industries – environment, agritourism, artisan production, wellbeing tourism, religious tourism, conference tourism, spa-tourism (incl. special rehabilitation hotels (kidney patients, etc.)), hiking and eco-tourism, winter-tourism, sports-tourism, etc. – towards projecting a unique Epirus identity/brand, ICTs Medical and wellbeing tourism Medical and wellbeing tourism - spa-tourism (incl. special rehabilitation hotels (kidney patients, etc.)), hiking and eco-tourism, winter-tourism, sports-tourism, etc. – towards projecting a unique Epirus identity/brand, ICTs, special nutrition dietary products (e.g. for diabetics), smart packaging, superfoods, functional foods, innovative preservation methods (travels better, protecting taste)
Agrifood-culture-nutrition nexus Agri-food – (incl. livestock farming, apiculture, fisheries), quality branding, traditional/ancient varieties/methods (bio- approach, genetic material), link to experiential tourism and culture industries, ICTs, energy aspects (biomass), functional foods/nutraceuticals, and special nutrition dietary products (e.g. for diabetics)
ICT linked to university research, innovation and youth entrepreneurship Actions: - Strengthening cooperation between enterprises and universities - Match making events between ICT and enterprises of other sectors - Strengthening partnerships among businesses - Valorisation / exploitation of research results - Space and structure for innovative youth entrepreneurship - Support programmes for youth innovative entrepreneurship - Personnel Training
Primary sector and transformation of agricultural products Actions: - Mapping and exploiting local genetic material agricultural and food products, - Certification, standardization and innovation in processing of livestock products for producing higher characteristic ones, - Certification, standardization and innovation in processing of agricultural products and disseminating new crops, - Standardization of traditional cheese making methods and modernization of productive units, - Development of new products in the food sector and use of by-products in nutrition of farm animals, - Connecting companies for promotion of local branded livestock products - Sustainable management of fisheries, - Sustainable management of aquaculture.
The industry of experience The industry of experience combining cultural activities, tourism, and creative industries. Actions: - Development of innovative businesses in the experience industry - Development of collaborative models - clusters across the value chain of experience industry - Development and promotion of cluster in crafts and cultural industries - Utilization of ICT in tourism / culture - Creation of tools and ICT to enrich the experience industry - Training programmes and e-learning
Health & Well-being Actions: - Evaluation and exploitation of research projects already completed, - Financing SMEs for the development of new research programs in collaboration with research bodies, - Scholarships for graduate and postgraduate students to obtain qualifications and upgrade their skills, - Strengthening partnerships among businesses and clusters within Greece and abroad, - Upgrade health services (certification of clinics and laboratories to international standards), - Financing SMEs for the development of new products.

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

Contacts

S3

  • Email: evipapan@mou.gr
  • Phone: 0030-2651360501

Digital Growth

  • Email: nikobalt@mou.gr
  • Phone: 0030-2651360503