• Cantabria
  • NUTS 2 : ES13
  • ES

Facts & Figures

Capital: Santander

Size: 5,321.3 km2

Population: 578,900

Regional GDP: 12,832

% of the National GDP: 1.22

Regional GERD (%): 1.17

% of Unemployment: 15.3

S3 related Region's Website


Muyo López, Jorge

  Email: muyo_j@cantabria.es   Phone: 0034-942 200 073

Casuso Estébanez, Marta

  Email: casuso_mm@cantabria.es

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

Priority Name Description
Organic and inorganic chemistry Specialization in organic and inorganic basic chemistry for the development of products and additives of high added value, such as films, flexible plastic containers of high performance and tyres for heavy machinery; industrial biotechnology and advanced manufacturing.
Tourism and leisure Tourism and leisure, natural environment, gastronomy, sports, culture and history. ICT services applied to tourism
Health and biotechnology Business innovation based on biotech research and links with the health sector
Advanced manufacturing for better production processes Design and production of components, pieces and metallic structures of any shape and size for the manufacture of final products in a variety of sectors (nuclear, weapons, food and drinks, construction, heavy machinery, chirurgical material and hospital equipment, oil & gas, and ship conversion, etc.)
Machinery and automotive equipment. Automotive equipment including melting processes production of iron elements, aluminium and polymers. Energy generators and high tech electro-mechanical machinery
Satellite Communications and Radiofrequency Defence and aerospace; advance manufacturing of electronic components; communications satellite development and manufacturing; subsystems and communication antennas.
Maritime Engineering Blue economy related to off-shore energy, submarine mining, marine leisure resorts; services for off-shore infrastructure, altitude aquaculture, resource control and prediction of coastal phenomena
Agri-food specialised in high quality products Agri-food specialised on dairy products, semi-preserved fish products (anchovy), canned tuna and aquaculture and fishery products; development of ICT systems for improving production control.

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RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Cantabria - Final document in Spanish (12/2013)

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