• Alentejo
  • NUTS 2 : PT18
  • PT

Facts & Figures

Capital: Evora

Size: 31,604.9 km2

Population: 754,497

Regional GDP: 11,252

% of the National GDP: 6.51

Regional GERD (%): 0.79

% of Unemployment: 12.4

S3 related Region's Website


Pereira Grilo, Roberto

  Email: expediente@ccdr-a.gov.pt   Phone: 00351-266 740 332

Fialho, Joaquim

  Email: joaquim.fialho@ccdr-a.gov.pt   Phone: 00351-266 740 332

Onofre, Rosa Maria

  Email: rosa.onofre@ccdr-a.gov.pt   Phone: 00351-266 740 332

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

Priority Name Description
Heritage, Cultural and Creative Industry and Services for Tourism Add value to the natural and cultural heritage of the region through links with cultural and creative industries, with the objective of increasing the cultural and creative profile of Alentejo. Supporting the expansion of tourism services and their links with priority areas related to food and the environment.
Mineral, Natural and Environmental Resources Add value to the geological resources and natural environment of the region, supporting the growth and clustering of innovative economic activities and strategic diversification from extraction industries, promoting the emergence of activities related to design and new construction materials, sustainable production and exploration, recycling, energy, marine bio technologies, while promoting the natural and cultural heritage.
Critical technologies, Energy and Smart Mobility Critical technologies for network management and IT security / interactive systems, applied to the fields of energy and smart mobility
Social Economy - technologies and services Steer scientific and entrepreneurial competencies to create new technological solutions and ways of working that can respond to societal challenges.
Food & forestry Add value to the territorial and climatic conditions of the region, strengthening links between the agricultural and food processing industries, integrating and coordinating value chains, making links with culture and tourism, explore market opportunities and technologies for precision agriculture, advanced production systems with a focus on electronics, sensors and ICT solutions as well as new control methods of production.

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

RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Alentejo - Final document in Portuguese (12/2014)

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