Results of the European Innovation Scoreboard, the Regional Innovation Scoreboard and the Innobarometer 2016 (European Commission, 14 July 2016)

The European Commission has released the 2016 results of several scoreboards related to innovation at European, national and regional level.

The main findings are that EU innovation is catching up with Japan and the US, Sweden is once again the innovation leader, and Latvia has become the fastest growing innovator. Specialisation in Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) increases regional innovation performance, in particular in advanced materials, industrial biotechnology, photonics, and advanced manufacturing technologies.

More information:

- Summary.
- European Innovation Scoreboard.
- Regional Innovation Scoreboard.
- Regional profiles Spain.
- Innobarometer.