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Fostering research excellence
in EU Outermost Regions

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Research & innovation of EU’s outermost regions

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Mapping R&I capabilities at ORs

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OR Research and Innovation in a few numbers

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Presentation of the ORs

Integral part of the Union, the Outermost Regions have unique potential and assets which can benefit the Union. They provide a European presence in strategic areas of the world, and have exceptional geographical and geological characteristics which make them useful laboratories for research and innovation in scientific domains relevant of the future such as biodiversity, terrestrial and marine ecosystems, pharmacology, renewable energies, and the space sciences.