Eurostat is the
Statistical Office of the European Union and belongs to the European
Commission. Its mission is to provide the European Union with a
high-quality statistical information service.
This includes the collection and database provision of a range
of statistical data for Europe in a number of fields like economy
and finance, population and social conditions, industry, trade and
services, agriculture and fisheries, external trade, transport,
environment and energy and Science
Most of STI-ERA indicators are developed by the DG Research unit
"Competitiveness, Economic Analysis and Indicators". The
raw data necessary for these indicators are collected by Eurostat
from the National Statistical Offices and provided to our unit for
development and calculation, in collaboration with Eurostat.