Innovation Union Competitiveness report 2013
The Innovation Union Competitiveness Report aims at presenting an in-depth, substabtiated and enriched analysis about the research and innovation landscape. It constituttes the most comprehensive statistical and economic analysis about research and innovation from a European perspective. It brings together in a single document the information needed to properly understand the innate complexity of the European economy from an innovation point of view. The Report aims at being a practical tool to help policy makers and stakehodlers in regions, Member States and Associated COuntries to evaluate the situation in their geographical areas and how they contribute to building the European Research Area and the Innovation Union. The Report is structured around 5 key areas:
1- A description of the overall research and innovation landscape in Europe;
2- Investment and performance in R&D, investing for the future;
3-A European Research Area open to the world- towards a more efficient research and innovation system;
4- Towards an Innovative Europe- Contribution to the Innovation Union; and
5- New Perspectives: Smarter policy design- building on diversity.
Author: European Commission