• Sicily / Sicilia
  • NUTS 2 : ITG1
  • IT

Facts & Figures

Capital: Palermo

Size: 25,711.4 km2

Population: 5,048,509

Regional GDP: 84,830

% of the National GDP: 5.46

Regional GERD (%): 0.86

% of Unemployment: 14.4

S3 related Region's Website


Pinelli, Francesco

  Email: francesco.pinelli@regione.sicilia.it   Phone: 0039 (0)91 7079412

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

Priority Name Description
Technologies for smart cities and communities Developing technologies and solutions for smart cities and communities. Technologies and methods for minimising the environmental impact. E-government and e-governance Smart living and mobility
Healthy living care services and products (Life Sciences) New technologies and medical devices to improve patients care, diagnosis and treatment. New diagnostic methods for chronic and complex diseases New pharmaceutical formulations and products. Regenerative medicine. Diagnostics and biomedical devices. Drug discovery, delivery e quality by design Digital transformation for healthcare (e-health).
Technologies for clean energy and energy saving Infrastructures, technologies and management for clean energy production and energy saving systems.
ICTs and new technologies for tourism and cultural industries Cross-sector innovation area: ICTs and new technologies for the tourism industry and valorisation of the cultural heritage. New technologies for the diagnosis, recovery, management and enhancement of cultural and environmental resources. Technologies and models for the co-creation of new experiential and cognitive experiences. Digital platforms and web services for tourism and cultural promotion.
Providing healthy and safe food (agri-food) Producing healthy and safe food products with minimised environmental impact and with enhanced ecosystem services, zero waste and adequate societal value. Functional foods and nutraceuticals, agri-food logistics, food quality and security, innovation and sustainability for the agri-food sector.
Blue economy Cross-sector innovation area: new technologies for the development of the blue economy. Fishery, aquaculture, port safety and security, technologies for marine monitoring, innovative design for shipbuilding & nautical industry.

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

RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Sicily - Final document in Italian (06/2016)

S3 Process:

Tenth Peer Review, Faro (Portugal) 04 & 05 July 2013
Presentation of Sicily (IT)
Background document

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