• North / Norte
  • NUTS 2 : PT11
  • PT

Facts & Figures

Capital: Porto

Size: 21,285.8 km2

Population: 3,679,416

Regional GDP: 48,836

% of the National GDP: 28.26

Regional GERD (%): 1.42

% of Unemployment: 13.0

S3 related Region's Website


Meira, Raquel

  Email: raquel.meira@ccdr-n.pt   Phone: +351 226 086 300

Santos, Paulo

  Email: paulo.santos@ccdr-n.pt   Phone: +351 226 086 300

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

Priority Name Description
Food and Environmental Systems Link local agricultural products of high added value with scientific and commercial competencies to develop related products and services such as functional food and local gastronomy, targeted at the most promising segments of new market demand.
Mobility and Environmental Industries Build on scientific competencies in production and material technologies, and their links with the aeronautical sector (airbus and Embraer) in order to technoligically upgrade the automotive supply chain including molds, while supplying other sectors with high technical demands, notably aeronautics.
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Key Enabling Technologies notably Advanced Manufacturing Systems, nanotechnologies, materials and ICTs
Culture, Creativity and Fashion Explore the potential of the creative industries (notably in design and architecture), new materials for innovative products, design based consumer goods, notably clothing and footwear, accessories, furniture and jewelry.
Symbolic Capital, Technology and Tourism Add value to the cultural resources of the region, taking advantage of established scientific and technological capabilities, notably in the areas of management, marketing and ICTs, and their links to tourism
Health and Life Sciences Consolidate links between research and business, especially in the areas of tissues, cancer, neurosciences and surgical procedures
Specialised professional services Promote ICT competences for e-government solutions and develop near-shoring
Marine and Maritime Technologies Link applied engineering technologies with marine resources and economic activities (blue growth)

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RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Norte - Final document in Portuguese

S3 Process:

17th Peer Review Workshop in Baiona (Vigo, Spain)
NorteĀ“s presentation
Background information

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