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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
Displaying 1 - 10 document(s) of 40.

The rise of digital technologies has brought about rapid changes in the way innovation is created and diffused, redefining entire industries. This paper investigates the role that innovation plays in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE), analysing the innovation performance and investment efforts in different countries in the region.

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia 2018 EU Report or Publication

In this report, the team of experts presents the changes made to the Slovak start-up ecosystem since the presentation of their recommendations in their first report at the end of 2016. As most of the measures are still ‘in the making’, their final materialisation remains somewhat open. Nonetheless, the planned moves suggest substantial efforts on the part of the Slovak government to implement the recommendations.

Slovakia 2018 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

The R&I Observatory country report 2017 provides a brief analysis of the R&I system covering the economic context, main actors, funding trends & human resources, policies to address R&I challenges, and R&I in national and regional smart specialisation strategies. Data is from Eurostat, unless otherwise referenced and is correct as at January 2018. Data used from other international sources is also correct to that date. The report provides a state-of-play and analysis of the national level R&I system and its challenges, to support the European Semester.

Slovakia 2017 EU Report or Publication
Daňové úľavy pre výskum a vývoj

The Slovak Government amended the 595/2003 Income Tax Law at the end of 2017. The amendment raises the total deductible R&D cost to 200% as from 2018.




Slovakia 2017 National Legal Document
Implementačný plán Stratégie výskumu a inovácií pre inteligentnú špecializáciu Slovenskej republiky

The Slovak Government Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (SGCSTI) approved the Implementation Plan for the RIS3 document on 30 June 2017.

Slovakia 2017 National Legal Document
Učiace sa Slovensko

The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports drafted the ‘Learning Slovakia’ document which presents a comprehensive reform of the Slovak system of education.

Slovakia 2017 National Legal Document
Zákon č. 243/2017 Z. z. Zákon o verejnej výskumnej inštitúcii a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov

The law transforms state research organisation to public research institutions (PRIs).

The law sets that the PRI performs following tasks:

Slovakia 2017 National Legal Document

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

In recent years, a small but fully fledged startup ecosystem has started to emerge in Slovakia; this entrepreneurial sector can contribute significantly to the modernisation of the country’s economy, becoming more competitive and innovation-driven; but it must be nurtured by supporting investors and reforming the business environment: these are the findings of the PSF expert panel the Slovak government asked for specific advice. This article summarises their findings, including an overview of their 21 detailed recommendations, grouped into six principal ‘policy messages’.

Slovakia 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility


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