About: Martin Schuurmans

EIT Chair: ‘China and US are moving more quickly than we are’

Martin Schuurmans, chairman of the newly-formed European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), says he is "not pessimistic" about Europe's ability to lead on research and innovation. But it needs to speed up if it wants to keep up with global competitors, the EIT chairman told EURACTIV in an interview.