Innovativeness in Austria Drops

Politics ♦ Published: February 2, 2011; 00:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

In the European comparison, Austria’s innovativeness is dropping and is presently located only in the upper mid-range.

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The EU Commission prepared a study to determine the innovative capability of its Member States. Among the 27 EU states, Austria’s ranking in terms of innovation has decreased by one position and now lies at seventh place. The top places go to Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Germany, something not at all surprising. Switzerland would lead the ranking if non-EU countries were considered.…