Indicators of the innovation system

The innovation capacity of a country is not only determined by its level of research and development, but also by its capacity to convert knowledge into new products, processes, organisational structures, which in turn generate economic growth. The innovation performance is also influenced by the socio-economic profile of the country, by the business environment, the degree of entrepreneurship, the access to finance…

Human resources: education and R&D employment

Human resources, and in particular R&D personnel, are at the heart of the innovation process. In a context of rapid technological change, the role of education and lifelong learning is very important to develop skills for innovation.