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Abstract

This report provides detailed profiles for the EU and some EFTA countries as regards to innovation. The data for analysis are obtained from the recent European Community Innovation Survey, whose results have been released in December 2006. This has been the fourth Community Innovation Survey ( CIS hereby on ) so far, one of the two main instruments together with the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) to gather data on innovation indicators and assess national innovation performance. The CIS is designed to obtain information on innovation activities within enterprises, as well as various aspects of the process such as the effects of innovation, sources of information used, costs etc. The CIS-4 survey has been realized in around 30 European countries plus some non-European countries. The structure of the report is as follows: depending on the data availability, for each country a three step analysis is provided: the first part summarizes the general profile of the country on innovation, then the second part focuses on the economic sectors and firm sizes within each country, finaly a graphical representation of the general profile of the country is given.

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Authors: CELIKEL-ESSER F, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville (ES);TARANTOLA S, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville (ES);MASCHERINI M, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 22799 EN (2007), 94 pp. Free of charge
Availability: Katalogue Number: LB-NA-22799-EN-C The PDF version can be downloaded from: http://bookshop.europa.eu
Record Number: 200819774 / Last updated on: 2008-05-05
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en