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The European Union’s growing innovation divide – Bruegel Policy Contribution

This Bruegel Policy Contribution examines the EU’s struggle to improve its capacity for innovation, in particular the differences between EU member states in terms of their capacity to innovate. There is a significant divide between the European Union countries with the greatest capacity to innovate, and those with the least capacity to innovate. The difficult …
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Matching research and innovation policies in EU countries – Bruegel Working Paper

The European Union has prioritised the pursuit of innovation based growth and targeting of resources to promote research and development, but performance on innovation remains weak. With the lack of results comes fatigue, waning interest and mounting criticism about policy. Should the EU abandon its ambition to become the most innovative region in the world? …
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