As the leading innovation agency in Galicia (NUTS ES 11), Axencia Galega de Innovación (GAIN) plays a crucial role in fostering regional innovation and technological entrepreneurship. Directly accountable to the regional government, GAIN spearheads initiatives that empower businesses to thrive through innovation and research. Its financial support through grants fuels groundbreaking research and development projects. GAIN also serves as the driving force behind RIS3 and various regional innovation strategies and programs. Moreover, it actively promotes collaboration within the RTD and innovation ecosystem, collaborating with organizations like EEN and participating in European initiatives like Vanguard and ERRIN. Moreover, from 2021 to 2025, GAIN is spearheading two comprehensive strategies to drive regional development based on knowledge and technology: the Biotechnology Strategy and the Civil UAVs Initiative, each with an estimated budget exceeding €500 million. In essence, GAIN serves as the catalyst for Innovation in Galicia, empowering businesses, nurturing talent, and propelling the region towards a knowledge-driven future.

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