The European Innovation Scoreboards provide a comparative assessment of research and innovation performance in Europe. The scoreboards help countries and regions identify the areas they need to address.
The 2016 scoreboards are expected to be published in the beginning of July 2016.
Sweden has confirmed its innovation leadership. It is followed by Denmark, Finland, and Germany as European Innovation Leaders. Compared to 2014, innovation performance has increased in 15 EU countries, while it declined in 13 others.
The Innovation Union Scoreboard (IUS) Interactive Tool allows users to interactively explore innovation scores by country and indicator or dimension. Visualise country comparisons, country profiles as well as trend charts, and download customised graphs.
According to the 2014 Regional Innovation Scoreboard, most EU regions improved their innovation performance but innovation performance worsened in 35 regions across 15 countries.
In 2013, the European Commission launched a pilot European Public Sector Innovation Scoreboard (EPSIS) to improve the ability to benchmark the innovation performance of the public sector in Europe. The key results show that the public sector in Europe innovates but it still faces a number of obstacles. More on public sector innovation.
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