czwartek, 11 listopada 2010

Sixth Community Innovation Survey

More than half of EU27 enterprises are innovative One in nine innovative enterprises cooperate with European partners
Reference: STAT/10/166 Date: 10/11/2010 , wersja PDF

In the EU27, 52% of enterprises1 from industry and services reported innovation activity2 between 2006 and 2008. Among the EU27 Member States, the highest proportions of enterprises with innovation activity in this period were recorded in Germany (80% of enterprises), Luxembourg (65%), Belgium and Portugal (both 58%) and Ireland (57%). The lowest rates were observed in Latvia (24%), Poland (28%), Hungary (29%), Lithuania (30%) and Bulgaria (31%).
This information, which comes from the Community Innovation Survey 2008, covering the EU27 Member States, Norway and Croatia, is published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The survey contains a broad set of indicators on innovation activities of enterprises and provides for the first time information on innovation with environmental benefits.