Lubelskie Region is a public authority – key body in the regional innovation system, responsible i.a. for regional strategic planning, supporting local industry (including SMEs) and structural funds management. The overall mission of the Lubelskie Region is acting for the benefit of the region and its economic development.
The innovation policy of the Region is presented in the Regional Innovation Strategy for the Lubelskie Voivodeship 2020. The activities within the RIS LV 2020 focus on:
The Region’s considerable growth potential can be seen across industries identified in the Regional Innovation Strategy as smart specialisations, which include:
It is worth mentioning, that due to the long-lasting research of scientific teams in Lublin, as well as many activities taken in the field of photonics nowadays, Lubelskie is a region where photonics occupies a special place. Thanks to many years of experience, it is possible to constantly expand cooperation with new partners representing both scientific and research units as well as entrepreneurs. The development of photonic technologies has a direct impact on the development of all smart specialisations of the region. Regional authorities undertake various types of initiatives supporting development of photonics. One of the major examples is the Joint Venture implemented together with the National Centre for Research and Development named “Lublin Upland of Photonic Technologies”. This initiative offers support for industrial research and development in the field of photonic technologies.