Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region - Brussels Office

Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG) is the only region in Italy recognised as strong innovator according to the RIS 2019, thanks to the high number of scientific publications, design applications and SMEs innovating in house. FVG is an important science and technology “hub”: it hosts a significant number of internationally known research infrastructures [such as the International School of Advanced Studies, the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, ELETTRA Sincrotrone of Trieste, also seat of the Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CERIC), AREA Science Park, etc.] and a large community of international students and researchers as well.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region - Brussels Office

S3 Strategy

FVG supports the creation and expansion of advanced capabilities to foster technology investments and to consolidate SMEs with an innovative approach, also inside the S3 Seville Platforms. 

Strategic R&I Projects


It contributes to the transition to a low carbon economy, reducing urban pollution and increasing the production of energy from renewable sources. In 2019 it was selected by EASME to be illustrated at Ecomondo, an international fair on the circular economy.


ITHACA – Innovation in Health and Care for All involves nine regions from the EU to share experiences and good practices on smart health and care innovation, to improve active and healthy ageing of the population.


ASTAHG- Alpine Space Transnational Governance of Active and Healthy Ageing aims at improving the governance capacities of regional Active and Healthy Ageing policies and easing the transferring of innovation and initiatives within the Alpine Space.


CRE:HUB - Policies for cultural creative industries: the hub for innovative regional development brings together eight regions that consider Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) a strategic sector of development and want to create new enterprises and to support the existing ones working in this field.


CHIMERA - Innovative cultural and creative clusters in the MED area aims at enforcing innovation of CCIs at EU level through the development of transnational clusters, EU networks and territorial synergies among companies, research centres, public authorities and civil society.


Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Technology transfer in Biotech: successful cases in an Italian border region

ERRIN member, the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, will later this month present the results of its TRAIN project at the European Economic and Social Committee. The Interreg project is a cross border platform of validated kits for the biotech industry, with a particular focus on pathologies.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Italian Technology Centre is looking for partners in the setting-up of a EU Open Innovation Network in advanced technologies

Friuli Innovazione, a Scientific and Technological park based in Italy, is looking for a Lead Partner (coordinator) for setting-up a European Open Innovation Network with a central brokerage service point in response to the Call for proposals INNOSUP-07-2019 (deadline: 01/08/2019).   Friuli Innovazione boosts a sound experience in management of large transnational EU project, mainly in the field o

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing 2021 - Friuli Venezia Giulia the official partner

Friuli Venezia Giulia region is this year’s official partner of the second edition of the European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing 2021. The region is organizing a special session on its regional experience on 20 October 2021 at 10.00h