The Regional Strategy for Research and Innovation for a Smart Specialization (RIS3) of Castilla y León 2014-2020 was approved on April 16, 2014 by the Government of Castilla y León.
As established by Law 17/2002, of December 19, on the Promotion and General Coordination of Scientific Research, Development and Technological Innovation (R + D + I) in Castilla y León, it constitutes the element of regional planning of scientific research, development and technological innovation and is the main element of coordination of the actions of the different ministries and other administrations and public and private entities related to R + D + I and the Information Society in Castilla y León.
The RIS3 strategies, which emerged in 2013, constitute the new focus of the regional policy of the European Union, which for the first time are a precondition for the approval of the operational programs of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). These are integrated schedules of territorial economic transformation, in which priorities are defined to create competitive advantages by developing and adapting the strengths of research and innovation to business needs in order to address emerging opportunities and advances of the market in a coherent way and avoid, at the same time, the duplication and fragmentation of efforts.
In the case of Castilla y León, the 2014-2020 RIS3 strategy has continued the strategic planning work carried out in R + D + I and the Information Society since 1997, addressing key issues such as the prioritization, participation and a vision of the future for Castilla y León shared by citizens, companies, research organizations and government.
For our region, six strategic objectives are defined, linked among themselves:
The monitoring and evaluation of the RIS3 is also key in this cyclical process and an essential element in the face of the redefinition of objectives and priorities. The RIS3 of Castilla y León 2014-2020 provides a system of performance indicators (directly linked to the strategic objectives) and a set of performance indicators, linked to the actions implemented within each program.
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