Western Greece (EL63)

General Information

  • Patrai
  • 11.327 km2   (2015)
  • 646.621 (2022)
  • 8.220,02 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 4,52 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 12,70 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 1,57 (2020)
Urban Data Platform

S3 Thematic Platforms

S3 Priorities


Name Description
Materials, Construction & Industry Advanced materials in microelectronics and energy eg. Photovoltaics and hydrogen cells, component design and textiles.
Agro-Food Value Chain Wines; beverages, raisins, vegetables, fruit, processing; industrial tomatoes, strawberries, sparring, etc. fishing - free fishing, aquaculture especially lagoon products. Logistics, product support and promotion.
Digital Technologies Electronic systems, industrial and consumer applications, smart cities.
Sustainable Energy Energy utilization of agricultural waste
Environment and Circular Economy Sustainable development and circular economy
Tourism, Culture and Creative Industries Connection of tourism with the agricultural sector, food, transport, logistics and culture.

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


*Former Region: Western Greece (EL23 in 2010)

Name Description
Horizontal technologies and smart cities ICTs and energy technologies (also within the context of the smart city emergence challenge).
Materials - Microelectronics Advanced materials for promising applications (photovoltaics, hydrogen fuel cells, etc.), microelectronic components for ICT or industrial applications, etc.
Tourism-Culture Agri-tourism, cultural attractors/poles and product differentiators, logistics, green tourism, quality mgmt., eco-certification, digitalisation, cultural itineraries, thematic networks/parks, local nutrition - gastronomic tourism
Agrifood and Aquaculture Agri-food, aquaculture – wedding tradition with high-tech (beverages, olive oil, salt, livestock, cheese-production, fruits, logistics, energy by-products (e.g. biomass), Bio- products, pathogen-identification protocols
Hydrogen fuel cells Hydrogen fuel cells
Green energy Green energy
Tourism and ICT Tourism and ICT
Life Science Life Science
Eco-tourism Eco-tourism
Waste management Waste management
Transportation Transportation
Tobacco Tobacco
Bioeconomy Bioeconomy

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

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