Portugal (PT)

General Information

  • Lisboa
  • 92.226 km2   (2015)
  • 10.352.042 (2022)
  • 214.470,70 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 100,00 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 6,20 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 1,68 (2021)
Urban Data Platform

S3 Priorities


Name Description
Great Natural Resources - Forest, Sea & Space To consolidate the use of opportunities for linkages between R&D activities and business investment in the forest, sea and in space and Earth observation technologies and in their transversal applications
Green Transition Exploring opportunities for the development and application of innovative solutions that contribute to the transition to a competitive and carbon neutral socio-economic system, through a more circular economy that promotes material, energy and carbon efficiency, industrial efficiency and the sustainability of territories.
Materials, Systems and Production Technologies Development of intelligent and sustainable products, through the development and use of materials with innovative characteristics and advanced or emerging manufacturing technologies, enhancing the transition of companies to higher added value segments and the development of the national offer of equipment goods with added functionalities and the engineering of advanced production systems
Digital Transition To accelerate the digital transformation of the Portuguese society and companies, preferably using products and/or services (solutions) from domestic technology companies, promoting the adoption of digital KETs in the creation of new innovative products and services with strong potential for internationalization and the creation and /or development of a range of digital technologies in Portugal
Health, Biotechnology and Food Systems Portugal as an international hub in R&D&I and benchmark for quality and competitiveness in the manufacture of products and in the provision of innovative services in the areas of Health, Biotechnology and Food (intersections and divergent technologies).
Society, Creativity and Cultural Heritage Promote product and service differentiation based on symbolic, cultural and creative assets, and boosting territorial resources and assets, in response to social, economic, technological and cultural transformations

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


Name Description
Blue growth Blue growth is an important national priority for Portugal and includes 1. Fishing and aquaculture (in land and off shore,food processing and safety), 2. Marine ecosystems and renewable energy resources, 3. Deep sea resources (Marine biotechnology, mining of minerals, natural gas and hydro carbons) 4. Coastal tourism, culture, sport and leisure
Tourism Application of ICTs and diversification of services
Production technologies and Process Industries Application of new technologies to make processes more efficient and sustainable, especially in petrochemical, pulp and paper, textiles, paint and varnish.
Habitat Eco-construction, sustainable production and consumption, new materials and innovation applications
Cultural and creative industries Clustering of activities, application of ICTs, internationalisation
Health Translational medicine, health tourism, ageing, Portugal as a living laboratory for health solutions
Water and environment Sustainable environmental solutions, especially related to water
Blue growth - Ecosystems and renewable energy resources Increase knowledge and sustainable use of marine ecosystems
Forestry Development of forest eco systems, sustainable production of raw and processed materials
Agro-food Link between food and health, organisation of the rural territory, agro-engineering and new technologies, wine, links with blue growth and tourism
Transport, Mobility and Logistics Management of port infrastructures, new modes of sustainable transport, Intelligent transport systems, standardisation and certification, new public policies for transport.
Information and Communication Technologies ICTs as transversal economic and social enablers
Automotive, aeronautics and space Specialisation in automotive spare parts and aeronautic maintenance.
Raw materials and materials Sustainable exploitation of raw materials based on eco-efficient technologies, a leader in composite and new materials, and exploration of applications in traditional and high tech industries.
Energy Energy sustainability based on R&I and a competitive advantage in new forms of renewables

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

Digital Innovation Hubs

Technical Competences

Services Provided

Market Sectors

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S3 Supporting activities



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