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Innovation under Finland EU presidency

Innovation under Finland EU presidency
Published on: 11/08/2006
Author: DG Enterprise and Industry

Finland is one of the world's leading research and innovation powerhouses and the rest of the EU can learn something from the Finnish model. This issue's main feature explores Finland's plans for its presidency and take a tour of its innovation landscape. Euroabstracts also carries an exclusive interview with Jari Luoto, the Under-Secretary for EU Affairs and the government's 'Mr Finnovation'.

The magazines five review sections – innovation trends, knowledge society, competitiveness, environment and technology – are packed full of a wide spectrum of interesting new publications.

One review examines how public procurers can help spark innovation by shopping around for innovative products and services. Another finds out how proper evaluation mechanism can promote better innovation through greater accountability.

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