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Regional Level

The Cluster of Biomedicine and Health aims to be a meeting point between the research groups of the University of Oviedo and other regional research centres, as well as the health and assistance network, the business sector, the public administration and social entities of the Principality of Asturias. In such a way, it is possible to identify synergies with other regional research and development and innovation actors, it promotes collaborative projects, supports initiatives related to the improvement of the regional research and development and innovation capabilities and addresses the technological demand of enterprises and/or technological centers.

Some examples of the actions aimed at strengthening the institutional relationships at a regional level are the following:

  1. Establishment of the Health Research Institute of the Principality of Asturias: the University of Oviedo is committed, along with the Asturian Government, and the Biomedical Research and Innovation Foundation (FINBA) to the creation of the Health Research Institute of The Principality of Asturias, a multidisciplinary center geared to excellence, and mainly supported by University Central Hospital of Asturias (HUCA).
  2. Creation of the Fernandez-Vega University Institute, through the adscription of the Ophthalmic Research Foundation (FIO) as University Institute
  3. Participation in the definition of the regional innovation strategy for the smart specialization

Project funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and the Government of the Principality of Asturias in the framework of the Campus of International Excellence