This report analyses China's approach to attain a dominant position in international markets through a combination of industrial, R&I, trade and foreign direct investment policies. It offers an assessment of China's current position compared to the EU and US innovation systems across a range of dimensions. It concludes that China has become a major industrial competitor in several rapidly expanding high tech sectors, which may well result in attaining China's goal of becoming an innovation leader in specific areas.
April 2019 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.
The Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) was established in 2015 to support European Union (EU) Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020 (Associated Countries) in raising the quality and impact of their research and development (R&D) and innovation systems. This report evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of the PSF and provides recommendations on further improvement of its services to Member States and Associated Countries.
February 2019 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.
January 2019 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.
March 2019 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.
This document, compiled by DG Research & Innovation, collects all the research and innovation (R&I) aspects covered by the 2019 European Semester Country Reports. In particular, for each Member State the document shows: (i) the R&I relevant findings from the Executive Summary of the Report; (ii) the R&I specific section of the Report; (ii) any additional references to R&I issues in other sections of the Report; and (iv) the relevant parts of “Annex D” on the investment needs.
This policy paper provides background information and analysis to stimulate a debate on two key policy issues for which important evolutions have been noted over the past years: Performance Based Research Funding and R&D tax incentives.
December 2018 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.