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RIS 3 - Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation of Castilla y León 2018-2020

Policy Document
RIS 3 - Estrategia Regional de Investigación e Innovación para una espacialización inteligente de Castilla y León 2018-2020

The RIS 3 strategy for Castilla y León has been updated in 2018 for the period 2018-2020. The mainly changes undertaken in this revision are related to the flagship initiatives; the attraction and retention of talent; and the objectives adapted to new challenges.
In this sense, the current version defines the following new programmes and specific objectives:

  1. Business innovation and more competitive economy;
  2. .Excellent science and technological leadership;
  3.  Internationalisation;
  4. Collaboration;
  5. Attraction, retention and return of talento;
  6. Digital agenda for Castilla y León.

And the thematic priorities are:

  • Agri-food as a catalyst for the extension of the Innovation on the territory;
  • Manufacturing and processing technologies, especially in transport sectors, such as the automotive and aeronautics, making materials and components the key to leadership and sustainability;
  • Application of knowledge and technology to Health and Social Care, Demographic Change and Well-being, for the improvement of the quality of life of citizens;
  • Natural Heritage, Cultural Heritage and the Spanish Language, and endogenous resources as basis of the sustainability of the territory;

R&D in ICT, Energy and Sustainability, for the regional global competitiveness on the basis of the transversal nature of technologies and knowledge.

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