Skåne län (SE224)

General Information

  • Malmö
  • 11.302 km2   (2015)
  • 1.402.425 (2022)
  • 35.830,82 (2009)
  • % of the National GDP 11,39 (2009)
  • % of Unemployment -
  • Regional GERD (%) -
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S3 Thematic Platforms

S3 Priorities


Name Description
Building Ecosystem Capacity around Large Scale Research Infrastructure Deep tech, semiconductors, food, materials, nano-materials, life science, physics, gallium nitride, research infrastructures, European spallation source, synchrotron laboratory, X-ray spectroscopy, accelerator, advanced materials, fourth-generation light source, startups, clean room, metrology, sensors, societal challenges, sustainability, productivity, innovation, R&D, technological infrastructure, pilot, scale-up, prototyping, collaborative research.
Smart Sustainable Cities Cities, municipalities, tech, digitalization, water, energy, construction, startups, cross-sector, urban mobility, sustainability, ICT, district heating, renewable energy, urban development, Internet of Things, recycling, circular economy, climate, pollution, technical and social systems, quality of life, living labs, real estate, triple helix stakeholders' involvement, societal challenges, sustainability, productivity, innovation, R&D, technological infrastructure.
Life Sciences and Health Bio-tech, med-tech, pharmaceuticals, precision medicine, digital health, clinical trials, medicine, health tech, care, big data, system, health chain, promotion, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, medical technology, basic research, clinical research, working closely with the Life Science cluster in Copenhagen (DK), healthcare, advanced therapy, ATMP startups, societal challenges, sustainability, innovation, R&D and technological infrastructure.
Food Food production, food tech, food lab, nutrition, chemistry science, sustainable food, packaging, plant based, health, beverages, circular and bio-based food system, precision nutrition, food safety, digitalization, logistics, precision farming, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing, health applications, triple helix stakeholders' involvement, societal challenges, sustainability, productivity, innovation, diet, startups, technological infrastructure.
Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Advanced materials, manufacturing, sustainability, packaging, refrigeration, chemistry, plastics, rubber, food, new materials, future challenges, industry, waste reduction, energy efficiency, nano-materials, green transition, digitalization, nano-materials, robotization, automatization, engaging triple helix stakeholders, addressing societal challenges, sustainability, productivity, innovation and R&D technological infrastructure.
Digital Technologies Bluetooth, hardware, software, network solutions, 5G, 6G, deep tech, semiconductor design, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, image recognition, gaming industry, sensors, computer graphics, digital health, digital entertainment, digital media, test-bed, technological infrastructure based on strong startup scene, Triple helix stakeholders' involvement, addressing societal challenges, sustainability, productivity focusing innovation and R&D.

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Name Description
ESS, Max IV and the Innovation Ecosystem Science Village Scandinavia The fostering of knowledge institutions that develop knowledge domains connected to the Big Science facilities ESS and MAX IV, in Nano-materials, Life Sciences and other emerging fields.
Advanced materials and manufacturing The manufacturing industry is one of region Skåne´s key assets, with notable strentghs in packaging, heat exchangers, ventilation, materials, chemistry, plastics. The focus for activities in this priority area is related to smart industry efforts, on digitisation, automatisation, sustainable production, new materials, tracéability, and skills supply.
Food innovation Increased food production in a circular and bio-based food production system. Food for quality of life and health, e.g. precision nutrition. Develop new possibilities within food security and consumer trust within the entire food value chain, inlcuding packaging and logistics. FoodTech, e.g. precision farming, Internet of Things, A.I., and 3D printing.
Tech Support the development of Skåne´s strong tech industry, which have industrial leadership in artificial intelligence, Internet of things, 5G, connectivity, image recognition, big data and gaming, but also a strong Creative media industry, which is essential for digital transformation.
Smart Sustainable Cities Knowledge, products, processes, services and systems at the intersection between a broad range of technological areas that solves cities' sustainability challenges, like energy, water, mobility, information systems.
Life science and health The development of new life science products, services, e-health, business models and system solutions for preventive health measures.

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