The Basque Country is one of the autonomous regions that assigns the highest percentage of its GDP to R+D+I, 2.12%. The Basque Science, Technology and Innovation System and all the agents that form part of it have made the Basque Country one of the most active European regions in R+D+I policies.
The Basque Country has its own system of funding, the Economic Agreement, granting the Basque Country regulatory and administrative powers which establish and regulate financial and tax relations between the Basque Country and Spain.
Investing in training is investing in the future. A vast state university, the University of the Basque Country which has an International Excellence campus, with three private universities and high quality vocational training, the Basque Country reaffirms its commitment to the training of highly qualified people.
Tradition and innovation, prehistory and modernism, mountains and sea. The Basque Country has its unique outlook on the world from its small region that is full of colour, aromas and flavours inviting you to come and discover unique experiences.
The movement of people and goods is via the
airports in Bilbao (International), Hondarribia and Foronda, the ports of Bilbao and Pasaia, a quality road network and the railway network that will be further enhanced in a few years time with the arrival of a high speed network.