• Canary Islands / Canarias
  • NUTS 2 : ES70
  • ES

Facts & Figures

Capital: Santa Cruz / Las Palmas

Size: 7,447.0 km2

Population: 2,114,215

Regional GDP: 40,790

% of the National GDP: 3.89

Regional GERD (%): 0.59

% of Unemployment: 29.7

S3 related Region's Website


López Gulías, Antonio

  Email: dg.aciisi@gobiernodecanarias.org

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

Priority Name Description
Tourism and quality of life Development and commercialization of innovative services adaptable to the needs of the new concept of tourism; and promotion of the design, production and internationalization of innovative products and services for well-being tourism and quality of life.
Renewable energy Low carbon economy; energy efficiency and industrial development
Logistics and connectivity Place Canarias as Middle Atlantic nodal centre; improvement of intermodal transport capabilities and telecommunications.
Green growth and sustainability Low carbon economy and energy efficiency; eco-innovation in agri-food value chain and preservation of the Canary Island's biodiversity.
Astronomy and astrophysics instrumentation Astrophysics' research instrumentation including optic, infrared and microwaves devices.
Marine Science Research and development activities related to fishery, aquaculture, sea and oceans, water and sea species and habitats. Marine renewable energies and biotechnology. Blue growth.
Biotechnology and biomedicine related to biodiversity and tropical diseases Research and development activities in the fields of biotechnology and biomedicine related to biodiversity and tropical diseases.
Digital Economy Promotion of digital growth; increase the ICT capabilities and its use by citizens and firms

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RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:


S3 Process:

Third Peer Review - Ponta Delgada (PT), 05 & 06 June 2012
Presentation of Canary Islands (ES)

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