Catalonia (ES51)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Barcelona
  • Region size icon 32.090 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 7.679.192 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 229.417,94 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 19,01 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 9,80 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 1,70 (2020)
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S3 Priorities


Name Description
Agri-Food Industry and Linked Value Chains Primary industry, distribution, packaging, machinery for the food & drink industry, additives and raw materials, cuisine and restaurants.
Design-based Industries Industries closely linked to design as a key cross-cutting factor: textiles, garment making, leather, footwear, jewellery, furniture, and perfume and cosmetics, amongst others.
Industrial Systems & Digitalisation Activities focused on the management and development of efficient industrial systems (plant and machinery, robotics, data-processing, electronic and optical products, and electrical material and equipment), particularly related to process engineering and advanced manufacturing, in which eco-design plays a key role.
Industries Based on Sustainable Mobility Management systems for mobility, public transport and infrastructure, auto-mobile industry and related activities, electrochemistry, nanomaterials, Internet, mobile telephony.
Health Industries Fine chemicals, pharmaceutical preparations, medical technology industry, insurance industry and hospital systems.
Energy and Natural Resources Management of energy and natural resources, the water cycle and waste treatment and recycling, energy saving and efficiency, new, more efficient materials, CHP, automation, energy control and management, renewable energy, organic chemistry, nuclear fusion, innovative materials, construction of buildings and the management of cities.
Cultural and Experience Based Industries Creative and cultural industries and key services for Catalonia, such as tourism and sport.

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