• Estonia
  • NUTS 0 : EE
  • EE

Facts & Figures

Capital: Tallinn

Size: 45,227.0 km2

Population: 1,339,662

National GDP: 18,613.4 (2013)

National GERD (%): 1.74 (2013)

% of Unemployment: 12.5

S3 related National Website

REGIO Infoview Page - ESTONIA

ESIF Open Data Platform - ESTONIA


National S2E Profile

KEEP-Territorial Cooperation Programmes - ESTONIA


Peetersoo, Joel

  Email: Joel.Peetersoo@mkm.ee

Tinits, Priit

  Email: priit.tinits@mkm.ee

Pihor, Katrin

  Email: Katrin.Pihor@hm.ee


S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool

Priority Name Description
Biotechnology incl. food that supports health; medicine: diagnostics, therapeutic; biobanking
ICT: Industry 4.0, Robotics and Embedded Systems
ICT: Cyber Security
ICT: e-Government and Data Science incl. big data and data mining
Materials Technologies incl. nano-technologies in new materials, surface coating technologies, and oil shale in the chemical industry
Enhancement of Resources biomass (primarily timber and food) and oil shale, including energy efficiency related to knowledge-based construction

You can obtain more detail following this/these link/s:

RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategic Framework:

Estonian Research and Development and Innovation Strategy 2014-2020 “Knowledge-based Estonia” in English (01/2014)

Estonian Entrepreneurship Growth Strategy 2014-2020 in English (09/2013)

Smart Specialisation - Qualitative Analysis in English (02/2013)

S3 Process:

Peer-Review in Riga on 25 & 26 February 2014
Mindmap Estonia & England

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP), in Magdeburg on 8th March (2018):


Background document

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP), Policy Instruments and Monitoring in Aarhus on 19th March (2018):


Background document


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