The ‘2001 European Innovation Scoreboard’ will highlight details of Member States’ efforts and achievements in the field of innovation. It will also show what factors contribute to a successful innovation climate and how the EU is performing in terms of innovation compared to the US and Japan.
The innovation scoreboard analyses statistical data on 17 indicators in four areas:
- human resources;
- knowledge creation;
- transmission and aplication of new knowledge;
- innovation finance output and markets.
Examples of indicators included in the scoreboard are: education and training, strategic vision on research and development, administrative simplification and protection of intellectual property rights.