Smart specialization, applied to a region, is based on defining priorities to create competitive advantages through the development and adaptation of strengths of research and innovation to business needs.
The RIS3 Andalusia 2020 identifies the areas of activity in which Andalusia has more competitive advantages compared to other regions.
A long tradition in the naval sector.
With new opportunities in the rail sector, new testing and verification infrastructures for high speed rail, such as the Centre for Railway Technologies and CAF-Santana.
As a leader in the transport industry, specifically in the aerospace sector, with world class backing companies, the assembly line of the new European military transport aircraft, advances in carbon fiber structures and the nurtured network of auxiliary companies which make up the cluster of the sector, along with the Advanced Centre for Aerospace Technologies (CATEC); true strengths from a technological point of view.
Turn Andalusia into a world leader for R&D&i, development, pilot and demonstration projects, and technology transfer in advanced transport-related industry segments.
Ensure that Andalusia’s productive fabric of its advanced transport-related industry connects with and transfers knowledge and experiences to other sectors of the regional economy.
Ejemplos de actuaciones realizadas en el marco de la prioridad Consolidación de la Industria avanzada vinculada al transporte:
The AERIS project tries to promote the efficient use of physical infrastructures (technology centers, business and technology incubators, industrial parks, etc.) and intangibles (software and knowledge networks) in the Alentejo and Andalusia area and promotes public-collaboration private sector in all areas related to the aeronautical sector, including the planning of new necessary investments with the possibility of mobilizing other financial instruments of the European Union, private or mixed investments.
Clean Sky, JTI (Joint Technological Initiative, Joint Technological Initiative) is an alliance between the European Commission and representatives of the aerospace industry to support aerospace R&D initiatives. The Agency established a Memorandum of Understanding in 2015 with this JTI, through which the participation of Andalusian companies, especially SMEs, in the projects sponsored by Clean Sky is promoted, thus contributing to the integration of Andalusian companies into the supply chain of the European aeronautical industry.
Under the Joint Undertaken (JU) formula, Clen Sky makes 4,000 million euros available to companies for the 2014-2020 period.
The action consists of promoting and supporting dual-use technologies, identifying opportunities for Andalusian companies (especially SMEs) within dual activities, disseminating, advising and encouraging companies to achieve a higher degree of participation. in national and European initiatives that means the optimization of regional technological capacities and the inclusion of industrial capacities at the corresponding levels in the European and international global value chains as well as the development of pilot experiences in the harmonization and coordination of European Funds of support for innovation and competitiveness and the ERDF Funds.