Delegation of the Government of Navarra

Navarre is an autonomous region located at the Northeast of Spain. Navarra has got powers and autonomy for the design and implementation of public policies on a variety of fields, including the research and innovation area. Navarra has a dynamic economy and is the 2nd most innovative region in Spain in terms of R&D expenditure (1.91% of GDP in 2012, from which almost 70% was conducted by private firms).


The IV Technology Plan for Navarre (2012-2015) encourages R&D and innovation activities according to a set of priorities or areas that have been continuously promoted by the regional government during the 21st century. The axes of this plan are:

  • Smart specialisation;
  • Social innovation;
  • Open innovation as a result of the need for collaboration in R&D in order to be competitive; and
  • Internationalisation of R&D. The objective is to integrate regional innovation into the European Research Area and global networks.


The RIS3 strategy for Navarre (RIS3-MODERNA) includes several priorities which are related with advanced manufacturing such as green vehiclesrenewable energiesagro-food sectoreco-industry and health industry.


Delegate in Brussels: Mikel Irujo 

Tel. +32 (0)2 721 60 77

Address: Rue De Pascale, 16 B-1040 Brussels


Rue De Pascale, 16 B-1040 Brussels


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Adoption of the CoR opinion on "Strengthening Innovation in Europe's Regions"


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Thursday, May 17 , 2018

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