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.
The Smart Specialization Strategy RIS3Andalucía is an agenda for the economic transformation of the region to contribute to the most important challenges by generating a change in the productive model, which contributes to the creation of employment, more and larger companies that are increasingly competitive and innovative capable of join the European and international markets and global value chains.
The web aims to be a site; it is a meeting space for all the stakeholders participating in the process of preparing the Andalusian Innovation Strategy, RIS3 ANDALUCIA 2020.
The actors involved with innovation, the quadruple helix in Andalusia, companies/entrepreneurs/private sector, Administration, academia/Universities, civil society faced in 2014 the challenge of designing and developing a Research and Innovation Strategy for the Intelligent Specialization of Andalusia, RIS3 ANDALUCIA (Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialization RIS3).
The development of this Strategy is posed as a challenge that the European Commission launches to all regions of the EU with the ultimate objective of promoting a new economic model, focused on companies, and based on a firm and determined commitment to innovation, science, technology, internationalization and training.
It is about bringing about a change, a transformation that allows Andalusian companies to be the engine of economic recovery once again, making available for this change a new system of impulse and support for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Allowing access to the greatest possible number of different stakeholders, during the time that the strategies are being defined. It is important to avoid any specific pressure group capturing the process.
Achieving the highest possible degree of participation from all agents is one of our objectives. This website provides the information and the appropriate channels to obtain all the opinions, which are essential elements in the definition of the Strategy.
The communication and transmission of all the necessary information to the agents and protagonists of the process is essential so that they can establish formed opinions and send them to incorporate them into the Strategy.
the authorities and public officials pay special attention to the results of the RIS3 Strategy of Andalusia. Likewise, the Strategy will have the maximum possible contribution of the participants in it who, together with the main actors, will give it a wider dissemination.