The EIS, discussed in this I3U report, provides a comparative assessment of research and innovation performance of the EU and European countries. It allows policy-makers to assess relative strengths and weaknesses of national research and innovation systems, track progress, and identify priority areas to boost innovation performance.
This year’s Scoreboard reveals that the EU’s innovation performance continues to increase and that progress has accelerated in recent years. Since 2010, the innovation performance of the EU has increased by 5.8 percentage points, but progress is uneven. Performance has increased in 18 EU countries and decreased in 10. In a global perspective, the EU continues to improve its position vis-à-vis the United States, Japan, and Canada, but China is catching up at three times the EU’s innovation performance growth rate.
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