Innovation Index: Austria Falls Behind

Politics ♦ Published: February 7, 2012; 17:20 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria again loses in competitiveness: among the EU member countries, Austria occupies the eighth rank.

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Regarding innovation readiness, Austria ranked sixth in 2009. One year later, Austria lost one rank and again in 2011. Now, Austria is ranked as number eight. The three most innovative nations are Denmark, Germany and Finland. In between, Belgium, the UK and the Netherlands are placed.
As a result, Austria is criticized for not implementing its intellectual capital optimally. The…