Austria on the Way to Innovation Leader in the European Innovation Scoreboard 2023

PeopleOther ♦ Published: July 13, 2023; 21:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria has improved to sixth place in this year's European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) and is thus on the right track to becoming an innovation leader.

In terms of innovation performance, Austria ranks eighth in the EU - above average, but not at the top. Moreover, crisis spending could put a strain on research budgets. / Picture: © Flickr / tec_estromberg / (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research, Martin Polaschek, is delighted with the ranking achieved. The goal of being among the best five countries in the EU has almost been achieved. The attractiveness of the Austrian research system and the contribution of researchers in times of crisis make a significant contribution to securing prosperity, Polaschek…