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Tackling Europe's innovation deficit

6 November 2008
Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive and Chief Economist)



In a week when top EU policy-makers from European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet to Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes stressed the importance of innovation to boost Europe's competitiveness in a challenging economic climate, this Policy Brief by Fabian Zuleeg argues that while the EU has come a long way in the last decade, progress needs to be accelerated. It outlines several steps which could help lay the foundations for a robust, forward-looking and successful European innovation strategy in the coming year.

Tackling Europe's innovation deficit